Ellie Murphy


1733 Menahan Street • Queens, NY 11385

ellie.murphy@me.com • ellie-murphy.com • elliemurphy.net





MFA 1992 Yale University School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut.

BFA 1987 Washington University School of Fine Art, St. Louis, Missouri.



2015     KEEP OUT, Lesley Heller Workspace, 54 Orchard Street, New York, New York

2015     PAPER JAM: Exploring Visual Strategies for Social Concern, Schema Projects, Brooklyn, New York, presented by eyewash@Schema Projects

2014     hair-DO, No Globe Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, New York.

2014     Drawing Off The Wall, Drawing Rooms Victory Hall, Jersey City, New Jersey.

2014     Communal Table, Curated by Björn Meyer-Ebrecht, Brooklyn Open Studios, Brooklyn.

2014    Curated by Peter Gynd Projects, Contemporary Art Fair,The Tunnel, New York City

2014     Best Case Scenario, Long Hall Exhibition Space, Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, New York.

2014    99Cent Plus Art Shop Inaugural Exhibition, Selected by Rico Gatson, Brooklyn, New York.

2013    United/Divided, Artist Curated Projects, Los Angeles, California.

2013    Color Line, Curated by Rico Gatson, The Outpost, Ridgewood, New York.

2013    Rock Street, Curated by Deborah Brown and Leslie Heller, Brooklyn, New York.

2012    To be a Lady: forty-five women in the arts, Curated by Jason Andrew, Organized by Norte Maar, 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery, New York.

2012    Grounded, Airplane Gallery, 70 Jefferson Street, Brooklyn, New York.

2012    Linear Perspective, Mount Airy Contemporary Artists Space, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2012    Of Mind, Body & Soul: An Exploration of the Personal, Fowler Arts Collective, Brooklyn.

2011    Site-Specific Commission, Norte Maar, Brooklyn.

2011    “Per-son-age” Curated by Rico Gatson, Famous Accountants, Queens, New York.

2011    In Between the Sheets, Workspace Harlem, New York, New York.

2011    Williamsburg2000, Art 101, Brooklyn.

2010    String Theory: Selected Works in Fabric, Storefront, Brooklyn.

2010    Collective Show New York, Participant, Inc., New York.

2009    TRIM: A Work in Progress, Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont.

2009     Pac Man, Artist Curated Projects, Los Angeles.

2009     SQUASHblossom, Privateer Gallery, Brooklyn.

2007     Strand, NYCAMS/New York Center for Art & Media Studies, New York.

2007     The Library Project, Grassmacks Gallery, St. Paul, Minnesota.

2007     Intelligent Design, Momenta Art, Brooklyn.

2007     Shared Women, LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions), Los Angeles.

2005     BIOgraphy, (Site-Specific Project) Brooklyn Public Library Exhibitions Program, Grand Amy Plaza.

2005    The Next Generation, Museum of Biblical Art, 1865 Broadway, New York.

2004    Chasing Rainbows, Outdoor Sculpture, Fulton Ferry/Brooklyn Bridge State Park.

2003    Percent for Art in Public Places, Minnesota State Arts Board, St. Paul.

2002     Jerome Fellowship Artist, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, Minnesota.

2002     The Lunatics Have Taken Over the Asylum, Works on Paper Gallery, Los Angeles.

2001    Window Shopping, sponsored by Eyewash Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

2000    Summer Reading, Eyewash Gallery.

1999     Concurrent Solo Exhibitions, Eyewash Gallery.

1997     Killing Time, White Columns, Christopher Street, New York.

1997     The Art Exchange Show, 67 Broad Street, New York.

1995     Other Rooms, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, Mercer Street, New York.

1994     Essential Fluids: Wet and Dry, Sauce Gallery, Brooklyn.

1991     Yale Summer School of Art and Music Sculpture Projects, Norfolk, Connecticut.



2005    Greenwall Foundation Grant

2003    Percent for Art Award, Minnesota State Arts Board, St. Paul,  Minnesota.

2002    Jerome Fellowship, Franconia Sculpture Park.

1992     Susan Weadon Award, Yale University School of Art.

1991     Norfolk School of Art and Music, Outdoor Sculpture Grant, Norfolk, Connecticut.