Resume

Biography

Born in 1978 in Calgary, Wil Murray lives and works in Berlin and in Okotoks, Alberta. He holds a BFA from Alberta College of Art and Design and won an honourable mention in the 2008 RBC Canadian Painting Competition. He is represented by p|m Gallery, Toronto, and Vitrine Gallery, London.

wilmurray.com

Selected Exhibitions

2013
Painted Shut, Vitrine Gallery, London

2012
Maintain The Ruin, p|m Gallery, Toronto
Follow The Winter, Skew Gallery, Calgary

2011
Last Summer I Will Build A 1:8 Scale Model of Your Vagina, Staatsgalerie Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin

2010-11
softcore HARD EDGE, Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary (2011); East and Peggy Phelps Galleries, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California (2010) [curators: Marianne Elder and David Pagel]

2009
We Pet Your Cat To Death, Galerie PUSH, Montreal

Selected Bibliography

Reuter, Alicia. “Conversation with Wil Murray,” Whitehot Magazine, March 12, 2012. http://whitehotmagazine.com (accessed December 18, 2012).

Campbell, James D. “Extreme Painting,” Frieze Magazine, January/February, 2011. http://www.frieze.com (accessed December 18, 2012).

McMackon, Jennifer. Simpleposie Essays and Pictures, Toronto: Jennifer McMackon, 2010. 136 pp.

Phaneuf, Marc-Antoine K. L’excentrique, le punk et l’estropié, Montreal: Galerie PUSH, 2009.