James Murnane born 1984

Lives and works in Melbourne, Australia

ja.murnane(at)gmail.com

 

Education

2004-06   Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) – Painting, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.                      

 

Solo + Two-Person Exhibitions

2017   Hidden present hearts, Saint-Bruno les Chartreux, Lyon, France. (FORTHCOMING)

Ever ancient, ever new, Rubicon ARI, North Melbourne.

2016   So near, c3 Contemporary Art Space, Abbotsford.

Ever ancient, ever new, Korskirken, Oslo, Norway.

Inbound goods, Enrique Tochez Anderson & James Murnane, Parslow Street Studios, Clifton Hill.

2015   Seven (un)clear signs, Trocadero Art Space, Footscray.

2013   A Pillar of Cloud by day and Fire by night, Purgatory Artspace, North Melbourne.

2012   I must trust, Kings ARI, Melbourne.

2011   Stillness in Silence: Shapes in Space, Yuria Okamura & James Murnane, Red Gallery, North Fitzroy.

Stop and stare: Places on paper, Yuria Okamura & James Murnane, Platform PCAS, Melbourne.

2010   It takes time and it's worth it, Blindside Artist Run Space, Melbourne.

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017   Memory Palace, The Dirty Dozen, Campbell Arcade, Melbourne. (FORTHCOMING)

2015   Colours of Melbourne, Waterfront Gallery ARI, Docklands.

2013   Aura, c3 Contemporary Art Space, Abbotsford.  

2012   To share and hopefully understand, Seventh Gallery, Fitzroy.

2009   Blue and Beyond, Chapel on Station Gallery, Box Hill, Melbourne.

2006   RMIT Painting Graduates, RMIT Painting Studios, RMIT University, Melbourne.

 

Honours

2016   Roi Art Prize, Roi Apartments, North Fitzroy, VIC – Finalist.

2015   Flanagan Art Prize, St Patrick’s College, Ballarat, VIC – Finalist.

Agendo Exhibition for Young Emerging Artists, Camberwell Grammar School, VIC – Finalist.

2014   Flanagan Art Prize, St Patrick’s College, Ballarat, VIC – Finalist.

Religious Art Prize, Chapel on Station Gallery, Box Hill, VIC – Finalist.

The MCollection Art Award, Gallerysmith, North Melbourne, VIC – Finalist.

2012   Midland Contemporary Art Awards, Midland, WA – Finalist.

Flanagan Art Prize, St Patrick’s College, Ballarat, VIC – Finalist.

2011   Lloyd Rees Memorial Youth Art Award, Lane Cove, NSW – Finalist.

2006   Siemens RMIT Fine Art Scholarship, Melbourne, VIC – Finalist.

 

Residencies

2015   La Fragua Artist Residency, Belalcazar, Spain.

2013   St Vincent’s Hospital Artist in Residence, Caritas Christi Hospice, Kew.

 

Collections – St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, and private collections in Australia, USA, France, and Spain.