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James Murray

b. 1988 Brighton, UK

Lives works Brighton, UK


Selected exhibitions


Material Curing, (group) with Katrin Hanusch, Celeste McEvoy, Ieva Raudsepa and Tilo & Toni,

Thames-Side Studios Gallery UK
James William Murray: Realia (solo) Brighton CCA Project Space, Brighton UK

Object Q / Pursuit of Happiness (with Garth Gratrix), Gallery DODO Brighton

Many Splendored Things (with Garth Gratrix) Abingdon Studios, Blackpool UK
New Ideal, Rule Gallery, Denver Colorado USA

Between The Lines, Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Art, Knokke (with Richard Artschwager, Raoul de Keyser, Ross Hansen, Robert Mangold, Richard Serra, Dan Van Severen, Masaaki Yamada)

Great Small Works, stephane simoens contemporary fine art, Knokke, Belgium.

Grounded, rule gallery, Denver Colorado USA

On The Stretcher, Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Art, Knokke BE (with Jesper Skov Madsen,              Maximilian Schubert, Luc Vandevelde)


Lingering (with Philip Van Isacker), stephane simoens contemporary fine art, Knokke, Belgium.

Marks Make Meaning (group show with Irvin Pascal, Mark Wright, Antony Gormley & Rachel Whiteread) University of Brighton UK 


Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing (solo) stephane simoens contemporary fine art, Knokke, Belgium.

Desire Works (solo) Project 78 Gallery, Hastings UK

Old 16 New 17 Group show with Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Art, Knokke


ScreenedAn Ardesia Projects group show part of Brighton Photo Fringe UK

East Sussex Open, Towner Gallery & Museum. Eastbourne, UK 

NY Art Book Fair Portfolio exhibition with Daily Life Storage MoMA PS1. New York, USA

Athens Photo Festival - Photo Book Exhibition, Benaki Museum (Pireos Annexe), Athens GR


After Desire MA degree show, University of Brighton UK

Buzzed Phillips Auctioneers, London UK


The British Library

Hellenic Centre for Photography GR
SPBH collection UK
Private collections BE, FR, GR, NL, UK, USA,

Awards / Residencies

2021 - Arts Council England Award

2020 - Artist in Residence RULE Gallery, Marfa Texas USA

2019 - Artist in Residence Towner Gallery, Eastbourne UK

2018 - Sussex Open 18 Commission UK

2013 - Eye Witness award, The independent 

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