Paul Murphy is an emerging sculptor based in Launceston with an interest in working with the notion of environmental change; more specifically the interplay between the man-made vs. natural and the subsequent results of this as we experience and consider the future.

 

Selected Design & Exhibition Experience

§  Exhibiting Artist – “Traces” Lorne Sculpture Biennale, Victoria 2018

§  Exhibiting Artist – “Traces, an installation” Junction Arts Festival Launceston 2017

§  Exhibiting artist – “Traces” Inner Varnika Music Festival Victoria 2017

§  Artist Techinitian – Intrude at White Night Melbourne 2017

§  Exhibiting artist – “Traces” Sawtooth (Sculptural work) 2016

§  Exhibiting artist – “Traces” Artentwine Sculpture Biennale 2016

§  Documentation – photography A Festival Named Panama, 2016

§  Documentation – photography SomethingYouSaid.com, 2016

§  Exhibiting artist, ‘This Must Be The Place’ Sawtooth ARI, 2015

§  Exhibiting artist ‘A SPACE’, Sawtooth ARI, 2015

§  Set Designer ‘6000-1’ Stompin’ 10 Days on the Island, 2015

§  Art Direction The Village, Falls Festival, 2015

§  Architectural Drafting, Junction Arts Festival, 2015

§  Architectural Drafting, Sawtooth ARI Gallery, 2015

§  Exhibiting artist ‘A SPACE’, Powerhouse Gallery, 2014

Accepted In Press

§  Real Time “Junction Arts Festival: Illuminating a town with art” - Lauren Carrol Harris, September 2017

§  Arts Hub “Postcards from Junction Arts Festival" – Richard Watts National Peforming Arts editor & Deputy Editor, September 2017

§  The Mercury “Life of the Party” Tim Martain, August 2017

§  Broadsheet Melbourne “Gallery + Review: Inner Varnika 2017” – Nick Buckley, April 2017

Selected Events Management

§  RING RING, 2015 – ongoing

§  Rose Quartz Festival 2016

§  Dark Mofo’s Winterfeast Production Crew 2016 & 2017

§  Party in the Paddock 2014- ongoing

§  Events assistant, Sawtooth ARI Gallery 2014 – ongoing

Arts Organisations Volunteer Work

§  Board Member, Sawtooth ARI (elected 2017)

§  Production and Program intern, Junction Arts Festival 2014

§  Sawtooth ARI 2013 – ongoing

§  Event Assistant and Designer – Our House 2014

§  Artist Liaison – Junction Arts Festival 2013

Education

·      Bachelor of Environmental Design (Undergraduate) University of Tasmania 2016 – Distinction Average

·      High School Education – University High School, Parkville VIC