Curriculum Vitae

Kevin Michael Murphy

Born New Westminster, BC, Canada.

 

Education

2017 

MFA (Studio Art). University of Guelph, Guelph, ON.

2009    

BFA (Visual Arts). University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, BC. Class I Degree Standing.

 

Exhibition History

2017

Poly-algae-petro-plastic (solo). MFA Thesis Exhibition. Boarding House Gallery, Guelph, ON.

2017

Yes Frills. Erin Stump Projects, Toronto, ON.

2016

Prattle Combat. Boarding House Gallery, Guelph, ON.

2016

The Third Thing. Boarding House Gallery, Guelph, ON.
2015

Hard Rest. Boarding House Gallery, Guelph, ON.

2015    

One square inch more or less (solo). The Natural & The Manufactured Gallery Exhibition. ODD Gallery, Dawson City, YT.

2015

Le(s) Temps. 38th AHVA Annual Graduate Symposium Exhibition. AHVA Gallery, Vancouver, BC.

2014

Outcomes. UBC Visual Art Faculty Exhibition. AHVA Gallery, Vancouver, BC.

2013

Atlantean Timepiece (commissioned project). What Future Series, UNIT/PITT Projects, Vancouver, BC.

2012

New Xanadu (solo). UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research, Vancouver, BC.

2009

The Dead 2. SWARM 2009. Great Northern Way Studios, Vancouver, BC.

2009

Survey #6: To Range One's Gaze Leisurely Over. AHVA Gallery, Vancouver, BC.

2008

Entropy Now (solo). AMS Gallery, Vancouver, BC.

2008

March 2008: The continuous ebb and flow of the Pacific Ocean near Tofino (solo). Ministry of Casual Living, Victoria, BC.

2008

The Dead. SWARM 2008. Great Northern Way Studios, Vancouver, BC.

2008

Today's Special. UBC Graduating BA/BFA Exhibition. 650 Industrial Avenue, Vancouver, BC.

2008

It's Not That Big, You're Just Too Close. AMS Gallery, Vancouver, BC.

 

Publications

2013    

Atlantean Timepiece. UNIT/PITT Projects and Publication Studios: 2013, Vancouver, BC.

 

Residencies

2015   

The Natural & The Manufactured Residency. Klondike Institute of Art & Culture, Dawson City, YT.

 

Artist Talks

2015    

One square inch more or less. Klondike Institute of Art & Culture, Dawson City, YT, August 13.

2012    

“New Xanadu,” Further Connections: Global Landscapes & Transformations. Presented in association with IAIN BAXTER&: Information/Location, North Vancouver City Library, North Vancouver, BC, November 27.

2012

New Xanadu. UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research, Vancouver, BC, August 2.

2009

New Xanadu: Honeybee Art Project. Guest lecture to VISA 381: Studio Theory II, UBC, Vancouver, BC, March 27.

 

Bibliography

2015

Ashley Joannou, "A tiny Klondike rush," Yukon News, August 19, 2015.
2012    

Todd Coyne, “The A-Bee-Cʼs of Conceptual Art on the North Shore,” North Shore Outlook, November 22, 2012. online.

2012

Cynthia Chou, “Kevin Murphyʼs new honey bee artwork on display at UBC Botanical Garden,” The Ubyssey, July 26, 2012. online.

 

Selected Awards

2016

Canada Graduate Scholarships - Master's (SSHRC). U of Guelph, Guelph, ON.
2015

British Columbia Arts Council Scholarship. Victoria, BC.

2015

College of Arts Scholarship. U of Guelph, Guelph, ON.

2008    

Helen Pitt Fund for Fine Arts. UBC, Vancouver, BC.

2007

IODE Fine Arts Foundation Scholarship. UBC, Vancouver, BC.

 

Related Professional Experience

2016 - 2017

Graduate Teaching Assistant. School of Fine Art and Music, U of Guelph, Guelph, ON.
2009 - 2015    

Drawing, Painting & Sculpture Technician. Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory, UBC, Vancouver, BC.

2007 - 2008   

President. Visual Arts Student Association, UBC, Vancouver, BC.