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Michael Muir

CURRICULUM VITAE

Born 1975 Kilmarnock, Scotland
Lives and works in Sydney, Australia.

EDUCATION
1994 - 1995 Advanced Diploma Graphic Design, Advertising Billy Blue, Nth Sydney
1999 - 2002 Diploma Fine Arts, Julian Ashton Art school, Sydney

SOLO EXHIBTIONS
2015 Slush Fable, Jan Murphy Gallery Brisbane
2014 Under Water, Offsite Sophie Gannon and Jan Murphy Perth
2014 Corner Shops, Sophie Gannon Gallery Melbourne
2013 Between the lines, Jan Murphy Gallery Brisbane
2012 Perpetual Motion, Eva Breuer Art Dealer Sydney
2012 Fitting In, Sophie Gannon Gallery Melbourne
2012 Keeping it clean, Jan Murphy Gallery Brisbane
2011 Are we there yet, Sophie Gannon Gallery Melbourne
2011 A magic number, Eva Breuer Art Dealer Sydney
2010 When you were young, Eva Breuer Art Dealer Sydney
2010 Growing Pains, Libby Edwards Galleries Melbourne                               
2008 One road to freedom, Libby Edwards Galleries Brisbane
2008 Room to move, Metro 5 Gallery Melbourne
2004 Sticky rice, Global Gallery Paddington Sydney
2002 Waiting for rain, Alta Gallery Surry Hills Sydney

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
2014 Wynne Prize Art Gallery New South Wales
2014 Melbourne Art Fair Royal Hall Industries Melbourne
2014 Percival Portrait Award Perc Tucker Gallery Townsville
2014 Albany Art Prize Vancouver Arts Centre ALbany W. A
2014 Mosman Art Prize Mosman Art Gallery Sydney

2013 Gold coast Art Award Gold Coast City Gallery QLD
2013 Fishers Ghost Award Cambelltown City Gallery
2013 Moran Portrait Prize Semi Finalist
2013 Sydney Contemporary Art Fair Carriageworks Sydney
2013 Calleen Art Award Cowra Regional Gallery
2012 Fishers Ghost Award Cambelltown City Gallery
2012 Gold coast Art Award Gold Coast City Gallery QLD
2012 Melbourne Art Fair Royal Hall Industries Melbourne
2012 Mosman Art Prize Mosman Art Gallery Sydney
2012 Wilson Art Award Lismore N.S.W

2011 Butterfly Dreaming Aptos Cruz gallery Adelaide
2011 Together in Harmony Noori and Arum Gallery
2011 Korea Foundation Centre, Seoul, Korea                               
2011 London Affordable Art Fair London
2011 Albany Art Prize Western Australia
2011 Rotary Art Prize Brisbane

2008 Paddington Art Prize Mary Place Gallery Sydney
2008 Redlands Yurrara Art Prize Queensland
2008 Art Sydney 08
2008 Flesh Arthouse Gallery Sydney
2008 Sunshine Coast Art Prize Caloundra Queensland
2008 Salon Arthouse Gallery Sydney
2008 Contempo 5 Libby Edwards Gallery Brisbane
2008 Narrative Show Brenda May Gallery Sydney

2007 Emerging Artists Maunsell Wickes @ Barry Stern Gallery
2007 Agendo Emerging Art Award Melbourne
2007 Metro 5 Award  Melbourne
2007 touring Benalla Gallery Victoria
2006 Stonevilla Fundraiser Exhibition Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Sydney
2006 Art on the Rocks Sydney
2006 Waverly Art Prize Sydney
2006 Mary Place Gallery Paddington Sydney
2006 Linden Postcard Show St Kilda Victoria
2005 Soda Gallery Small Painting Prize Sydney    
2005 Canberra Art Prize Canberra
2005 Sulman Prize Art Gallery Of New South Wales
2005 P+ art + y Ruby Rabbit Darlinghurst Sydney
2005 North Sydney Art Prize 
2005 Waverly Art Prize Sydney
2005 Art for Asia  Make Art supplies Sydney
2004 Fleurieu Prize Adelaide,
2004 Waverly Art prize Sydney
2003 Brett Whiteley Scholarship preselection shortlist
2003 Waverly Art Prize Sydney
2002 Hunters Hill Art Prize Sydney
1998 – 2004 Julian Ashton Annual Exhibition
                              

AWARDS
2014 Mosman Art Prize Winner
2014 Wynne Prize Art Gallery New South Wales Finalist
2013 Doug Moran Portrait Prize Semi Finalist
2012 Mosman Art Prize Finalist
2011 Stan and Maureen Duke Gold Coast Art Prize Finalist
2011 Muswellbrook Art Prize Finalist
2010 Redland Art Award 2nd Prize Winner
2010 Metro Award finalist
2010 Sunshine Coast Art Prize finalist
2009 Tattersall Landsape Prize finalist
2009 Plein Air Prize finalist
2009 Sunshine Coast Art Prize finalist
2008 Paddington Art Prize finalist
2008 Redlands Yurrara Art Prize finalist
2008 Sunshine Coast Art Prize finalist
2007 Agendo Award finalist
2007 Metro 5 Prize finalist
2006 Art on the Rocks finalist
2005 Sulman Prize finalist
2005 Soda Gallery Small Painting Prize finalist
2005 Canberra Art Prize finalist
2004 Fleurieu Prize finalist
2001 John Olsen Scholarship Winner J.A.A.S

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/australia-culture-blog/2014/jul/21/archibald-baffles-while-wynne-shows-how-much-more-alive-landscape-is
http://www.theage.com.au/lifestyle/routine-maintenance-20140510-381rp.html
Est Magazine ‘Atelier Series’ July 2012
The Age ‘spraying the facade of realism’ Robert Nelson 7th November 2012
The Age In the galleries Dan Rule 10th November 2012
Artists Profile ‘Process’ pg112 -113 June 2011
Harpers Bizarre Talking Points’ pg 84 June – July 2011
Sun Herald extra 'Glittering Prize' December 2009 pg 2-3
Steve Dow - Robert Maconachie
Daily Imprint by Natalie Walton April 2009
Online Review Redland Art Award Anne Kirker art consultant Jan 2009 www.redlandartawards.org.au
Manly Daily ' Broadening the Palette' Jan 2008, pg 13 interview Kelly Robinson
Tracks 'Banjo Point' Sept 2007 pg131 interview Sean Doherty Herald Sun 'Metro 5 Prize' 2007

COLLECTIONS
Artbank
Macquarie Group
Mosman Municipal Council
Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre
Harbour City Estates Hong Kong
Private; U.S.A , Australia, Ireland, England, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand

 

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Solo Exhibitions
2018

Available Works