Gwynn Murrill
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EDUCATION
Master of Fine Arts, University of California, Los Angeles
Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of California, Los Angeles
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018 Stillness in Motion, Diane Best & Gwynn Murrill, Telluride Gallery, Telluride, CO
2016 Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2014 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
2013 Murrill Menagerie, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
Select Work, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2012 Gwynn Murrill on Avenue of The Stars, Century City, Los Angeles, CA
Sixty-Five Animal Maquettes, Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
2010 Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
2009 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
2007 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
2006 Recent Sculpture in Bronze, Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
2005 L.A. Louver, Skyroom, Venice, CA
Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2004 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2003 New Work, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
2002 Lux Art Institute, Encinitas, CA
Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA
2001 Washburn Gallery, New York, NYWashburn Gallery, New York, NY
2000 Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018 Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, CA
2016 Art & Spirit, First Congregational Church (curated by Art Division), Los Angeles, CA
2015 Aviarium, Diehl Gallery, Jackson, WY
Wild Spirit: Horses in Art, Wildling Museum, Solvang, CA
Equinity, Diehl Gallery, Jackson, WY
2014 Western Visions, National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, WY
Dog Days of Summer, Frostig Collection, Santa Monica, CA
Gwynn Murrill/RaphaŽlle 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
2013 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
2014 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
2012 The Big Picture, Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, Palm Springs, CA
Edís Party: Spheres of Influence in The L.A. Art Scene, William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2011 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
2010 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
2009 L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
2008 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
2007 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
2006 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
2005 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
2004 Sculpture, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
Free Associations, ARTS Manhattan, Manhattan Beach, CA
2002 Animal Instincts, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
Cerritos Art Gallery, Norwalk, CA
Carl Schlosberg Fine Arts, Beverly Hills, CA
2001 L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
2000 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
2014 Featured Artist, Western Visions, National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, WY
2009 Americans For The Arts, Public Art Network, Year in Review Award
2007 Distinguished Woman Artist of The Year, The Fresno Museum Council of 100, Fresno, CA
2002 Good Design Award, The Japan Institute For Design Promotion
1986 John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship
1985 National Endowment For The Arts, Individual Artist Grant
1980 Prix di Roma Fellowship, American Academy in Rome
1978 New Talent Purchase Award, Los Angeles County Museum of Art