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Gwynn Murrill / Born: Ann Arbor, MI USA

1972         University of California, Los Angeles, B.F.A., M.F.A.



 

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

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Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Gwynn Murrill, Christian Petersen Art Museum, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Selections From The Studio, Diehl Gallery, Jackson, WY
Elizabeth & Byron Anderson Sculpture Garden, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Murrill Menagerie, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
Select Work, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
Gwynn Murrill on Avenue of The Stars, Century City, Los Angeles, CA
Sixty-Five Animal Maquettes, Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
Lux Art Institute, Exhibition and Artist in Residence, Encinitas, CA
Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
Maquettes, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
Early Wood Sculpture, Santa Monica College, Pete and Susan Barrett Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Selected Cats, Chris Winfield Gallery, Carmel, CA
Primal Form: The Sculpture of Gwynn Murrill, The Fresno Museum, Fresno, CA
Cats, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
Birds, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
From Classical to Baroque, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
Recent Sculpture in Bronze, Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
L.A. Louver, Skyroom, Venice, CA
Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
New Work, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
Lux Art Institute, Encinitas, CA
Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA
Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe. NM
 

Selected Group Exhibitions:

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Art & Spirit, First Congregational Church (curated by Art Division), Los Angeles, CA
Aviarium, Diehl Gallery, Jackson, WY
Wild Spirit: Horses in Art, Wildling Museum, Solvang, CA
Equinity, Diehl Gallery, Jackson, WY
Western Visions, National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, WY
Dog Days of Summer, Frostig Collection, Santa Monica, CA
Gwynn Murrill/Raphaëlle Goethals, Morrison Gallery, Kent, CT
Venice Under the Influence, curated by Amanda Quinn Olivar,             
Window Between Worlds (James Beach), Venice, CA
Natural Unnatural Supernatural, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI
Frostig at Large - The Artists of the Frostig Collection, Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, CA
National Museum of Wildlife Art of the United States, Jackson, WY
Local Fish, Ernie Wolfe Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Celebrating Two Decades - The Peggy and Eric Lieber Collection and Other Gifts, 
Fredrick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Malibu, CA
The Animals Look Back at Us, Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Woodstock, NY
The Big Picture, Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, Palm Springs, CA
Ed’s Party: Spheres of Influence in The L.A. Art Scene, William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Shatterheads and Gwynn, Two-person show with Ed Moses, Ernie Wolfe Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Land Use / Misuse: The Celebration and Exploitation of the American Landscape, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Group Show, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
REAL, Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA
Artist Perspectives, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Kink, Koplin Del Rio, Culver City, CA
Malibu Sculpture 2010, Curated by Carl Schlosberg Fine Arts, Malibu, CA
Intimate to Monumental - Contemporary Sculpture, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
5 Tigers on exhibition through 2012, Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
California in New York, Curated by Carl Schlosberg Fine Arts, Hubert Gallery, New York, NY
Endangered Species, Santa Monica College, Pete and Susan Barrett Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
The Frostig Collection, SCAPE, Corona del Mar, CA
Defining the West; Two Hundred Years of American Imagery, Gerald Peters Gallery, Dallas, TX
day and night, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
The Left Coast, Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA
Multiple Vantage Points: Southern California Women Artists 1980 ~ Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Carl Schlosberg Exhibitions Inc., Beverly Hills, CA    
Going Ape: Confronting Animals in Contemporary Art - with 5 Tigers on extended exhibition through 2009, 
The DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA
The ADAA Art Show 2006, Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, The Contemporary Museum at The First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu, HI
Carl Schlosberg Exhibitions Inc., Beverly Hills, CA
Gwynn Murrill-Sculpture & Wayne Shimabukuro-Photography, California State University Los Angeles,
Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
Carl Schlosberg Exhibitions Inc., Malibu, CA
Wilder: A Tribute to the Nicholas Wilder Gallery Los Angeles, 1965-1979, Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
Sculpture, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
Free Associations, ARTS Manhattan, Manhattan Beach, CA
Animal Instincts, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
Cerritos Art Gallery, Norwalk, CA
Carl Schlosberg Fine Arts, Beverly Hills, CA
L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
Representing L.A.: Pictorial Currents in Contemporary Southern California Art, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA; Art Institute of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX (2001); Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA (2001)
Symbols of Survival: Images of Animals in Recent Sculpture, Dorsky Gallery, New York, NY
 

Awards:

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2009
2007
2002
1986
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1980
1978

Featured Artist, Western Visions, National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, WY
Americans For The Arts, Public Art Network, Year in Review Award
Distinguished Woman Artist of The Year, The Fresno Museum Council of 100, Fresno, CA
Good Design Award, The Japan Institute For Design Promotion
John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship
National Endowment For The Arts, Individual Artist Grant
Prix di Roma Fellowship, American Academy in Rome
New Talent Purchase Award, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
 

Public Commissions:

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First Service Residential, Olinda Ranch, Brea, CA
San Francisco Zoo, San Francisco, CA
The Montana, MS Property Company, Pasadena, CA
West L.A. Animal Shelter, Los Angeles, CA
Greater Toronto Airport Authority, Pearson Airport, Toronto
Target Corporation, Minneapolis, MN
San Francisco Zoo, San Francisco, CA
City of Obihiro, Japan
Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA
City of Obihiro, Japan
Embassy of the United States of America, Singapore
Palos Verdes Peninsula Library, Rolling Hills, CA
Hugo Neuhaus Jr. Memorial Fountain, Mrs. Hugo Neuhaus, Heritage Park, Houston, TX
Grand Hope Park, City of Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency
(in collaboration with Lawrence Halpern, landscape artist), Los Angeles, CA
Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandizing, (in collaboration with Tony Berlant), Los Angeles, CA
City of Culver City, Redevelopment Art Program, Culver City, CA
U.S. Bank Plaza, LPT Associates, Sacramento, CA
Ronald Reagan State Building, State of California Arts Commission, Los Angeles, CA
 

Selected Public Collections (In alphabetical order):

City of Brea, CA
City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA
City of Santa Monica, CA
Coldwater Canyon Park, City of Beverly Hills, CA
Fredrick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Malibu, CA
Harvard Westlake School, Studio City, CA
Home Savings of America, San Francisco, CA
Hyatt Regency Hotels, Tampa, FL
Iowa State University, Ames, IA
L.A. Fitness, The Ratkovich Company Development, Alhambra, CA
Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
Living Desert Museum, Palm Desert, CA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
Media Studios North, Burbank, CA
National Museum of Wildlife Art of the United States, Jackson, WY
Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA
Pacific Western Bank (prev. Security Pacific Bank), Los Angeles, CA
Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR
Princess Hotel, Scottsdale, AZ
Rancho Tapo Community Park, Veterans Memorial, Simi Valley, CA
Salt River Project, Phoenix, AZ
Smalley Sculpture Garden, American Jewish University, Bel-Air, CA
Trammel Crow Corporation, Minneapolis, MN
TransAmerica Corporation, San Francisco, CA
Wells Fargo Bank (prev. United Bank of Denver), Denver, CO