James Murnane born 1984
Lives and works in Melbourne, Australia
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. (CURRENT)
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.
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.
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.