MURRAY GILL – was it the same for you – March 2008
You are invited to attend the opening of
“WAS IT THE SAME FOR YOU” exhibition by MURRAY GILL.
22nd March 2008.
Join us for the all day opening and meet the artist who will be her to talk about his work and the inspiration behind his fun figurative paintings with a strong Margaret River vineyard influence, with glimpses of water in the background.
Gallery of exhibition artworks – all sold
Murray Gill Artist Profile
Murray 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”
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
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
JahRoc Galleries currently have no Murray Gill paintings for sale