MURRAY GILL – Artist Profile – Paintings

Murray-Gill-Three-women-Cotesloe-99x66cm+frame - SOLDMurray Gill is a Western Australian artist born in Mullewa in 1944. Educated at University of Western Australia, Curtin University and Edith Cowan College of Advanced Education. Murray Gill has been an art teacher, art reviewer and is a former Vice President of W.A. Printmakers. He was also the President of Artists for Old Growth Forests. Murray Gill has been interviewed on the American N.B.C. “Today” show with Jane Pauley and has appeared on numerous occasions on ABC radio and television including an in-depth interview with George Negus.

One Man Exhibition

1972  Cremorne Art Gallery Sydney
1984  Coventry Art Gallery Sydney
Printfolio Gallery Sydney
Coventry Gallery Sydney
Greenhill Gallery Perth
1986  Chapman Gallery Canberra
Greenhill Gallery Perth
1988  Fremantle Arts Centre WA
1990  Chapman Gallery Canberra
Greenhill Gallery Perth
1992  Greenhill Gallery Adelaide
1993  The Framed Showcase Darwin
Qdos Contemporary Gallery Lorne Vic
1995  The Framed Gallery Darwin
Pearl Fishers Gallery Broome
Margaret River Art Gallery
Wray Ave Studio
1996  Murray Gill at The Lionel
Samson Building
Wray Ave Studio
1997  Charles Hewitt Gallery
Woolahra Syd
Libby Edwards South Yarra Galleries
1998  Margaret River Art Gallery
Monsoon Art Gallery Broome
1999  Harvest Road Gallery
Murray Gill Returns Kalgoorlie
2000  Vasse Felix Gallery
2001  The Tower
2002  Harvest Gallery
2003  Harvest Gallery
2006  Yallingup Gallery
2008  JahRoc Galleries Margaret River “Was It The Same For You”

Group Exhibitions

1967, 68, 70 Perth Prize Drawing
1976, 81 Printmakers of WA Exhibition
1979  Print Council of Aust, Touring Exhibition “Headlines” Ten WA Printmakers, UWA
1983  Quentin Gallery, WA
Greenhill Gallery, Adelaide
1982, 83 Fremantle Print Award Exhibition
1984  Bunbury Invitation Exhibition
1984  Mornington Peninsula Print Acquisition,VIC
1987  Distelfink, Hawthorn, Victoria
1990  Room with a View Exhibition, Fremantle Arts Centre
1991  Chapman Gallery, Canberra
1994  Best of Australia, Hong Kong
1998  “Olives” Exhibition at New Norcia
Joondalup Prize Invitation Exhibition
KT Art & Design & Rotary Club Sydney
1999  Featured Artist Artcenta Newman College
Antipodies Sorrento Group Exhibition
2002  Hay Street Gallery
2003  Hay Street Gallery
2004  W.A. Society of Artists
2006  Millbrook Winery Rosalie 100th University of  W.A. Society of Artists
2007  Hay Street Gallery
Mt. Lawley High School Invitation Public Art

Public Art Awards and Commissions

1972  WA Artist of Year, Mundaring Art Prize
1986  Burswood Hotel Mural and Interiors, Perth
Medical Journal of Australia
1987  Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle
Sculptures & Interiors Bayview Shopping Centre
Interviewed American NBC “Today” show
1988  Paspaley Pearling Co., Broome
1989  Whim Creek Consolidated N.L.
Mr Ralph Sarichs’ gift to Governor of Michigan USA
1990  ABC Radio National Interview
1991  Metana Minerals N.L. Transperth
1992  Purely Australian
1993  Wesley College Art Purchase
1994  Silver medal Australian Screenprinting, Gold Medal Western Australia
1996  Hale Art Purchase
1998  Cottesloe Primary Centenary Celebration
1999  Bertini’s Commission Subiaco Festival Poster
1998-1999 Director of Dingo Art Supplies
2000  Owner Harvest The Artist’s Garden Restaurant
2003  Guest of Honour Mt. Lawley High Observation City Guest Artist
2004  Featured Artist Currambine School Exhibition
2005  Rosalie School Anniversary Artist Trinity College

Collections

New England Regional Art Museum NSW
McArthur college of Advanced Education NSW
Department of Equal Opportunity WA
Department of Premier WA
NBC Chicago Office
Office of Premier WA
Perth Technical College
Hale School Collection
Wesley School Collection
Larry Foley collection
Harold Schenberg Collection
St. Hilda’s collection
Chemers Gallery, Los Angeles
1999-2003 Collection Mithrin Goonewardene
2004  Cameron Schwab Fremantle
2006  Millbrook Winery Collection
Antipodeon, London
2007  Dr. Kenneth Mildwaters, London

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