Gavin Murphy

Gavin Murphy is a Dublin-based artist and curator with an interest in research, cultural sites and histories. Solo exhibitions include Double Movement,Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, 2017; In Art We Are Poor Citizens, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, 2014; Something New Under the Sun, Royal Hibernian Academy, 2012;Colophon, Oonagh Young Gallery, 2012; Remember,Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, 2010; and Moving Deaths,The Lab, 2008. Group exhibitions include Sea Change, IADT; 21 years of Art, Film and Animation, Lexicon, Dun Laoghaire, 2018; Selective Memory: Artists in the archive,Lewis Glucksman Gallery, University College Cork, 2015, Changing States: Contemporary Irish Art & Francis Bacon’s Studio,BOZAR, Brussels, 2013, and After the Future, EVA International, Limerick, 2012. He has written for and been featured in several publications, and a monograph On Seeing Only Totally New Thingswas published by the RHA in 2013. As co-director/curator of Pallas Projects/Studios, he has devised numerous artist-led projects and programmes, and he was co-editor of the publication Artist-Run Europe, (Onomatopee, Eindhoven, 2016). His work is held in the collections of Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, the Office of Public Works, and several private collections.