Idris Murphy

Idris Murphy

Last updated September 18, 2012


Born 1949, Sydney. Diploma (painting) NAS; postgraduate painting and printmaking Winchester; Grad Dip Education SCAE; Doctorate of Creative Arts UoW. Currently Lecturer, COFA, UNSW. More than 20 solo exhibitions and many group exhibitions including Wynne, Sulman, King Street on Burton, Melbourne Art Fair, Ivan Dougherty.

Collections include Artbank, AGNSW, NGA, Macquarie Bank, National Library, Bibliothèque Nationale de Paris, State Library of NSW, Rockhampton, Bendigo, Clot/Bramsen et Georges Studio, Paris, UBS Warburg, Telecom, Northern Rivers CAE, UNSW.

Drought drawing 3
Acquired by the Trustees from the 2005 Award.
Idris Murphy - Drought Drawing 3

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