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Catherine Murray

Catherine was born in Cork Ireland where she lives and works. The work comments on modern constant thirst to acquire. This creates a cycle of lack and desire resulting in a combination of what will define our society in the future. The concept is investigated from an archaeological/environmental perspective. This culture may have moved us from the Holocene geological period which encompasses the impact and growth of the human species, to the Anthropogenic epoch denoting man’s permanent mark on the earth. Taking inspiration from our world which is a rapidly changing environment, many aspects of our values and way of life inspires her work. She is multidisciplinary artist, but given the space and opportunity Icreate theatrical and ritualistic installations that resonate with a sense of tension and ceremony. Recently she has been interested in how food is political, social and environmental and our relationship to it as a society. 

Catherine graduated with first class honours from The Crawford College of Art and Design Cork, Ireland in 2018. She received a post graduate residency award in the Sculpture Department of The Crawford College of Art and Design 2018/2019 and she was selected to apply for RDS Visual Arts awards and was subsequently short listed. She has reached stage 2 of the Undergraduate Awards 2018. Her practice is multidisciplinary ranging from installation, drawing, painting and print.

Exhibitions and projects:
2021 – May 28 th 2021 Re-engage The Gallery 46 Grand Parade Cork. This project was a response to post lockdown it was exhibited in the micro gallery at the Munster Technical University Cork.
2021 – Part of the multi-disciplinary event, Winter is Alive, a cooler world carnival. City of Madison, Wisconsin U.S.A.
2019 – Exhibiting Artist in graduate residency exhibition 2019 Unsettle all Things. The Gallery at 46 Grand Parade Cork Ireland.
2019 – Organised art exhibition for the Finuge Festival Co Kerry Ireland. This included invitation of artists, curating the space and being the facilitating artist at print workshop for children. This is a community event to memorialise Sean MacCarthy a local song writer and performer in the village of Finuge, Listowel, Co. Kerry, Ireland.
2019 – exhibiting artist at K-Fest 2019 Killorglin Co. Kerry, Ireland.
2019 – Facilitating artist for The Green Light Project, part of the “See You Tomorrow” exhibition curated by Australian Artist Liz Wood and Kevin Leong at Sirius Art Centre Cobh Co. Cork, Ireland.
2019 – Participating Artist in Zine Workshop at Crawford College of Art and Design hosted by University of Bratislava.
Book was exhibited in the library at Crawford College of Art and Design at the completion of the workshop.
2018 – Participating Artist in IRON R18 at the National Sculpture Factory, Cork, Ireland.
2018/2019 – Assisted students at mould making elective, Crawford College at Art and Design, Cork, Ireland.
2017 – exhibiting Student with Crawford College of Art and Design, “Habituation” at Elizabeth Fort, Cork, Ireland.
2017 – Part of interactive project with undergraduate students of Crawford College of Art and Design. The “Elsewhere” exhibition at Elizabeth Fort. Cork,Ireland.
2017 – May 2017. Gallery assistant at the Crawford College of Art and Design Gallery. Duties included helping with installation of art work and set up for opening and closing of exhibitions and invigilation. I was a student of Barbara Barrett a South African watercolourist for 10 years participating in many workshops and local exhibitions. This inspired me to apply the Crawford College of Art and Design.

Date of residence: 1. 3. 2022 – 31. 5. 2022