David Murphy

 
David Murphy, Untitled , 2018, 85 x 65.5 cm, casein paint and scratches on paper
 
David Murphy, Untitled , 2018, 75 x 56 cm, casein paint and scratches on paper
 
David Murphy, Untitled (Blanket) , 2017, 38 x 28 cm, Casein paint on paper
 
David Murphy, Long Ending (Mauve) , 2019, 86.5 x 68 x 2.5 cm, Casein paint and scratches on gesso panel
 
David Murphy, Untitled , 2014, 90 x 71 cm, casein paint on paper
 
David Murphy, Untitled , 2014, 90 x 71 cm, casein paint on paper
 
David Murphy, Untitled (Blanket) , 2017, 38 x 28 cm, Casein paint on paper
 
David Murphy, X (twenty-fifth) , 2015, 154 x 112 cm, Casein paint on paper
 
David Murphy, Long Ending (Blue) , 2018, 35.5 x 25 x 2.5 cm (each), Casein paint and scratches on gesso panel
 
David Murphy, Long Ending (green) , 2017, 30 x 22 x 2.5 cm, Casein paint and scratches on gesso panel
 
David Murphy, Spiller (no. 2) , 2015, 32 x 22 x 23 cm, Solid Murano glass
 
David Murphy, Blanket , 2019, The Piece Hall, Halifax, 15.4 x 7 x 0.6 m, Powder-coated steel and stainless steel
 
David Murphy, Blanket , 2019, The Piece Hall, Halifax, 15.4 x 7 x 0.6 m, Powder-coated steel and stainless steel
 
David Murphy, Blanket (detail), 2019, The Piece Hall, Halifax15.4 x 7 x 0.6 m, Powder-coated steel and stainless steel
 
David Murphy, We differ from each other in speed , 2014, 225 x 125 x 45 cm, hand beaten aluminium
 
David Murphy, We differ from each other in speed (detail), 2014, 225 x 125 x 45 cm, hand beaten aluminium
 
David Murphy, Untitled (Gathering) , 2013, 65 x 65 x 65 cm, Soldered Steel and Enamel Paint

about

David Murphy (b.1983, Newcastle Upon Tyne) studied at the Glasgow School of Art (2006) and currently lives and works in London. He is the recipient of the Kenneth Armitage Foundation Fellowship, London (2015-2017), completed a residency with the Yorkshire Sculpture Park (2014), and was shortlisted for the John Moores Painting Prize (2016) and the Jerwood Drawing Prize (2017). Recent exhibitions include New Art Centre, Roche Court, Wiltshire (2020);  Bartha Contemporary, London (2020); Stephane Simoens Fine Art, Belgium (2020); Yorkshire Sculpture Park (2019); ALMA ZEVI Venice, Italy (2019); British Council, Cairo (2016); Galleria Monica de Cardenas, Milan (2015); New Arts Centre, Salisbury (2016), PEER, London (2014).

Murphy has worked on large-scale commissions for the National Trust, UK (2020); The Dales Museum, UK (2016); Edinburgh Sculpture Workshops UK (2012) and The Blanket at the Piece Hall in Halifax, UK (2019). Forthcoming projects include collaborations with Jamie Fobert Architects for a permanent new installation for Oxford House, Oxford Street, London and the Karlow Arts Trust with Kier Commission at St. Mary’s Church.