Curriculum Vitae

Solo Exhibitions



2014 nest / shed, Mai Wyn Fine Art, Denver, Colorado

2012 Bee Works, Roy G. Biv Gallery, Columbus, Ohio
2009 Tenticular, Plastic Chapel, Denver, Colorado
         Untitled, Kork, Poughkeepsie, New York
2008 Unnatural, Plus Gallery, Denver, Colorado
2007 Scattershot, Brayham Contemporary Art, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
         Incubator: Drawings & Snowglobes, Plastic Chapel, Denver, Colorado
         Flow; PlatteForum;  Denver, Colorado
2006 MonkeymindClusterf**k, Cruz Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2005 Clusterf**k, Plus Gallery, Denver, Colorado
2003 Untitled, Fresh Art Gallery, Denver, Colorado
2001 Hairball;  Helix Fine Art, Santa Fe New Mexico
         Circles; William Havu Gallery; Denver, Colorado
         Lauri Lynnxe Murphy: Baroque Minimalist, Singer Gallery, Mizel Arts Center; Denver, Colorado
1999 Conjugation; Plan B Evolving Arts, Santa Fe New Mexico
1998 Polymerous; ILK at Pirate, a Contemporary Art Oasis, Denver, Colorado
1997 Submerge ; ILK on Santa Fe, Denver, Colorado
1996 Le Cartoline Dei Sogni;  ILK at Pirate, A Contemporary Art Oasis,  Denver, Colorado
1995 102 Thoughts;  Edge Gallery, Denver, Colorado
1994 Subterfuge;  Edge Gallery, Denver, Colorado
1992 Syncretism: Shrines for the Orishas; Edge Gallery, Denver, Colorado



Selected Group Exhibitions

 

 

2014 Making Contact, Center for Visual Arts, Denver, Colorado

         Scrounge, Republic Plaza, Denver, Colorado, Curator Andra Archer

2013 The Blob-ish, Vertigo Gallery, Denver, Colorado, Curator Donald Fodness

         Art of the State, The Arvada Center, Denver, Colorado, Juried by Dean Sobel & Colin Parsons

         City Beautiful 2.0, Commissioned by Create Denver, Arts & Venues, City of Denver; McNichols                   Building, Denver, Colorado

         The New Aesthetic, Gallery 19, Chicago, Illinois, Curated by John Paul McCaughey

         Open Barn, The Andes Sprouts Society, Roxville, New York

         Seven of Them, Pirate Contemporary Art Oasis, Denver, Colorado, Curated by Craig Robb

         Where's North? Inagural Exhibition, 632 on Hudson, New York City, New York, Curated by                           Brittany Schall

         Intimacy in Fifteen Minutes, Gallery 304, Chelsea, New York City, New York, Curated by

                   Ayn Choi

         Showcase, The Firehouse Art Center, Longmont, Colorado

2012 Next Wave: MFA Thesis Exhibition, The Ohio State University Urban Art Space, Columbus,

                OH, Curator Sarah Rogers

         ArtPrize, Installation at Vandenberg Plaza, Grand Rapids, Michigan, curated by Adoration                         Detroit
2011 School of Visual Arts Open Studios, New York, New York
         Hungry Planet; Franklin Park Conservatory, Columbus, Ohio, juror Michael Mercil
         Rooms to Let II, Columbus, Ohio; Curator Melissa Vogley-Woods
         Confluence, Returning to the Source: 35 Years of Art & Community; Emmanuel Gallery,  

                Denver, Colorado
         Ignition 4.0, Fuse Factory; Shot Tower Gallery, Columbus, Ohio
         For the Love Of?; Brayham Contemporary Art, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
         Fergus Awards Show, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
2010 Inventeur, Art & Technology Autumn Exhibition, Silver Image Gallery, The Ohio State    

                University, Columbus, Ohio
         Merge, Alumni Exhibition, Center for Visual Arts, Denver, Colorado
         Perceptions,  Walker Fine Art, Denver, CO
         33 Ideas, Denver International Airport, Denver, Colorado
         BYOA, X Initiative, New York, New York
         Image-Self, Women in Art; Hopkins Hall Gallery, The Ohio State University, curator Ardine  

                Nelson
          New Arrivals, Hopkins Hall Gallery, The Ohio State University
2009 A Book About Death, The Emily Harvey Foundation Gallery, New York, New York
         Texas National, The Cole Art Center, Nagodoches, Texas; Juror Mel Chin
2008 XL: 40 Years on the Frontier of Art, Foothills Art Center, Golden, Colorado
         My Yard, Our Message, part of the Unconvention, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis,  Minnesota
         Dialog: Denver, Robischon Gallery, Denver, Colorado
         Failure, The Lab at Belmar, Lakewood, Colorado; Curators: Adam Lerner & Ethan  Jantzer
         Rememberance, VSA Gallery, Denver, Colorado; Curator: Alison Werasmith
         Boom: A Nomadic Gallery, Participant & Director, Denver, Colorado
2007 Snowglobe Show, Cruz Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico; Curator: Richard Campilglio
         Transmute, Object + Thought Denver, Colorado
         Alienated , Art of Framing, San Diego, California
         Pattern Recognition, Foothills Art Center,  Golden, Colorado; Curator: Michael Chavez
         Scavenger Hunt; Invited Artist, Flash Gallery; Lakewood, Colorado
2006 Random Formulas, Capsule Gallery, Denver, Colorado
         Unentitleds,  Object & Thought, Denver, Colorado
         Yeast Infection: Custom Doughboy Show; Online Custom Toy Show; Curator: El Maz
         Think Tank, Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
         Best of Colorado, Denver International Airport, Denver, Colorado
         War and Peace,  Pebbles Gallery, East Hamptons, New York, Curator: Karyn Mannix
         Love and Hate,  Pebbles Gallery, East Hamptons, New York, Curator: Karyn Mannix
2005 Buff Puff, Cruz Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
         The Metro Effect  Metro Center for the Visual Arts, Denver, Colorado
2004 Fiberish,  Studio Aiello, Denver, Colorado
         Plush: Perverse Playthings, Denver, Colorado; curator & participant
2003 Complynnxe, Chance Operations Gallery, Denver, Colorado
         Ladyfest Out West, Andenken Gallery, Denver, Colorado
         Momentum, Fresh Art Gallery, Denver, Colorado
2002  Lauri Lynnxe Murphy & John Himmelfarb, William Havu Gallery; Denver, Colorado
2001 In the Garden, Sloane Jordan Gallery, Austin, Texas
2000 Colorado Biennial, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, Colorado; Curator, Mark  Masuoka
         Call and Response; Singer Gallery, Denver, Colorado, Curator; Simon Zalkind
         New With Antioxidants; Museum of Contemporary Art; Tuscon, Arizona, Curator; Julia  Latane
         ILK to ARC; ARC Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico
         Elements; Helix Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
         Introductions; William Havu Gallery, Denver, Colorado
         Couched; Rocky Mountain Women's Institute Showcase; Ironton Gallery, Denver,  Colorado
         Tubemalf Wobniary;  ILK Gallery; Denver, Colorado
1999 Philkadelphia; Vox Populi, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Curator, Coordinator &   Participant
         Art Equinox: Regional Contemporary Art; Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art;
                 Great Falls, Montana
         The Sum of Parts: Composite Paintings; Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities;
                 Arvada, Colorado
1998 Objects of Personal Significance; Metro Center for the Visual Arts;  Denver, Colorado
         Fashion Show; Rule Modern & Contemporary; Denver, Colorado; Curator, Shaun Hughes
         Lauri Lynnxe Murphy, Matt O’Neill, Rebecca Vaughan, Jess Larson; ILK on
                 Santa Fe; Denver, Colorado
         Colorado-Wyoming Biennial; One West Art Center; Ft. Collins, Colorado
1997 Grand Opening Show; ILK on Santa Fe; Denver, Colorado
         Colorado Art Open; Foothills Art Center; Golden, Colorado
1996 Recent Acquisitions; Denver Art Museum; Denver, Colorado
         Ilk Inaugural Show; Ilk at Pirate, a Contemporary Art Oasis; Denver, Colorado
         Senior Honors Thesis Show; Metro Center For the Visual Arts; Denver, Colorado
1995 Box Show; Edge; Designer & Coordinator; Denver, Colorado
1994 Sister Serpents; WomanSpirit Gallery, Chicago, Illinois



Selected Exhibition Reviews and Interviews



2013 “100 Colorado Creatives: Lauri Lynnxe Murphy”                                                                           http://blogs.westword.com/showandtell/2013/05/lauri_lynnxe_murphy_westword_m.php           “Crowdfunding Corner: Lauri Lynnxe Murphy Thinks Art is for the Bees”                                               http://blogs.westword.com/showandtell/2013/02/crowdfunding_corner_lauri_lynn.php                

“New Exhibit Shows Varying Styles in Colorado”, ourarvadanews.com, Tuesday, January 22, 2013  “I’m Jealous of Lauri Lynnxe Murphy”, Sept. 5, 2013 http://www.thejealouscurator.com/blog/2013/09/05/im-jealous-of-lauri-lynnxe-murphy/

“Lauri Lynnxe Murphy’s Bee Allergy Doesn’t Stop Her From Collaborating With Them”, September 16, 2013 http://beautifuldecay.com/2013/09/16/lauri-lynnxe-murphys-bee-allergy-doesnt-stop-collaborating/

2012 “Arts Masters’ Exhibit the ‘Bee’s Knees’”, The Lantern, Christopher Braun and Aly Mizesko, April 11, 2012 Artist Talk on YouTube at Roy G. Biv Gallery, Columbus,  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLlFGctADKE

2011 “Altered Portraits Reflect Creativity of Their Subjects”, The Columbus Dispatch, Melissa    Starker, January 2, 2011
2010 “Dana Cain’s Art Collection:  Lauri Lynnxe Murphy”, Westword, Susan Froyd, Oct. 27,    2010
“Bye-Bye, Biennial, but Many Exhibits Are Showing Through August”, Westword, Michael    Paglia, July 15, 2010
“Denver Arts”, Art Ltd. , Leanne Haase Goebel, July/August 2010
“Brilliant Head Case”, 303 Magazine, Sarah Coughlin, March, 2010
2009 “Lauri Lynnxe Murphy”, Interview, Pixelpicnic, an Online Arts Journal, June 30, 2009
2008 “Reader Art of the Day”, Juxtapoz.com, December 10, 2008
“Idyllic Not Natural for Murphy”, Mary Voelz Chandler, Rocky Mountain News, May 31,    2008
“Módisított Genek”, (Hungary), vividfluxury.blogspot.com, Dec. 10, 2008
2007 “Still Lots to See at Galleries”, Peter Goddard, The Star, Toronto, Ontario, Aug. 11, 2007
“PlatteForum Resident’s Opus Off – er – On the Wall”, Dana Miller, Your Hub: Rocky    Mountain News, March 15, 2007
“Best Bets”, Denver Post Staff, Denver Post, March 9, 2007
“Forget the Big Apple. For New Artists, Miami is the Place”, Jonnelle Marte, New York    Times Student Journalism Institute, January 9, 2007
2006 “Ode To The Talented: Eleven Artists Explain Themselves”, Jaymi Heimbuch, Girlistic   Magazine, Winter, 2006
“Gallery Teems With Treasures”, Mary Voelz Chandler, Rocky Mountain News, Oct. 19,    2006
“New Year’s Edge”, Michael Paglia, Westword, Jan. 5, 2006
“Two ‘Paint’  Broader Pictures”, Mary Voelz Chandler, Rocky Mountain News, Jan. 6,    2006
2005 “Buffy Puffy”, Robert Nott, Pasatiempo, May 20 – 26 2005
2004 “Off Beat”, Michael Paglia, Westword, April 15 – 21, 2004
“Fiber Art Just A Little Twisted”, Mary Voelz Chandler, The Rocky Mountain News,  July    9, 2004
2003 “Group Dynamics”, Michael Paglia, Westword, Nov. 20 –26, 2003
"Artbeat," Michael Paglia, Westword, Feb. 27 - Mar. 5, 2003.
"Moving On Up,"  Michael Paglia, Westword,  Jan. 23 - 29, 2003.
2002 "Mixed Bouquets," Michael Paglia, Westword, March 14, 2002.
"Exhibit a Fusion of Styles," Mary Voelz Chandler, The Rocky Mountain News, March 8,    2002.
“Lauri Lynnxe Murphy: From Macro to Micro”, Viviane LeCourtois, Eye Level, Issue #3
2001 "Portrait of the Artists: Year 2001 in Review," Mary Voelz Chandler, The Rocky Mountain    News,  Dec. 29, 2001.
"Art Matters: Wig Stock," Ellen Berkovitch, Pasatiempo Magazine, Aug. 3-9, 2001.
"July Previews,"  The Magazine, July, 2001.
"The New Math," Michael Paglia; Westword, May 24-30, 2001.
"Simple Circle Exalted by Accident, Design," Mary Voelz Chandler, The Rocky Mountain    News, March 8, 2001.
"Denver Artist Lobato...," Kyle MacMillan;  The Denver Post, March 8, 2001.
2000 "Fast and Loose," Michael Paglia; Westword, Nov. 2, 2000.
"Indian Symbols...,"  Mary Voelz Chandler, The Rocky Mountain News, Oct. 13, 2000.
"Biennial a Tall Order," Kyle MacMillan; The Denver Post, Oct. 13, 2000.
"Artbeat," Michael Paglia, Westword, Oct. 5-11, 2000.
"Biennial a Snapshot...," Mary Voelz Chandler; The Rocky Mountain News, Oct. 6, 2000.
"State of the Art", Mary Voelz Chandler; The Rocky Mountain News, Aug. 25, 2000.
"Distinctly...", Mary Voelz Chandler; The Rocky Mountain News, July 21, 2000.
"Changing of the Guard", Michael Paglia; Westword, July 13 - 18, 2000.
"Walking Tours...", Joanne Ditmer; The Denver Post, May 18, 2000.
1999 "Creative Space,"   Mary Voelz Chandler;  The Rocky Mountain News, Dec. 23, 1999.
“Best Gallery Show-Group,” Westword Best of Denver Issue; June 24-30, 1999.
1998 “Region’s Art World...”  Mary Voelz Chandler; The Rocky Mtn. News, Dec. 27, 1998.
“Exhibit Seeks Dialogue,” Mary Voelz Chandler; The Rocky Mtn. News, Nov. 6, 1998.
“Object Lessons,”  Michael Paglia; Westword, Sept. 10-16, 1998.
“Cutting Edge Show...”, Jeff Bradley; The Denver Post, Aug. 28, 1998.
“Rebels With Causes”, Michael Paglia, Westword, June 11-17, 1998.
“Painting Outside The Box”, James J. Lewis, Sol Day News, May 24-30, 1998.



Reviews of Curatorial Work



2010 “Cultural Partners”, Icosa Magazine, Emily Haggstrom, September, 2010
“Denver Arts”, Art Ltd. , Leanne Haase Goebel, July/August 2010
“Lauri Lynnxe Murphy will say Bye-Bye to Denver After the Biennial”, Patricia Calhoun,    Westword, July 15, 2010
“Hoarding is Subject of Objectophilia” Leanne Haase Goebel, Adobe Airstream.com, July    18, 2010
“Three Important Biennial Art Exhibits Bring the Western World to Denver”, Michael    Paglia, Westword, July 15, 2010
“Colorado Artists Featured at Free Exhibit During Biennial”, Kyle MacMillan, The Denver    Post, July 11, 2010
“Biennial Already A Success?”, Leanne Haase Goebel, The Huffington Post.com, July 7,    2010
2008 “The Stuff They Don’t Tell You:  The Things Dems Do In Denver”, Kyle MacMillan, The    Denver  Post, Aug. 23, 2008
“Political Karaoke and Moveable Art”, Denver Connects, Aug. 22, 2008
2007 “Report From Colorado”, Stephanie Cash, Art in America, February, 2007
2006 “An Art Scene Often Overlooked: Focus on Denver, Colorado”, Jim Calder, The Crafts    Report,  Dec., 2006
“DAM buzz spreads to Other Galleries”, Paula Moore, Denver Business Journal, Sept.    29, 2006
2004 “Dedication and Innovation: A Glance at the Denver Art Community”, Steve Polk, CU    Denver Advocate, Dec. 8, 2004
1997 “Artists in Action Give Birth to New Gallery”, Howie Movshovitz; The Denver Post, July    19, 1997.



Published Articles



2003 “Kate Petley: A Profile”, and “Counterpoint”, Eye Level, Issue #5
2002 “Knocking Your Socks Off”, GoGo Magazine, Volume 4, Issue 5, March 7, 2002
“Andenken Gallery”, GoGo Magazine, Volume 4, Issue 6, March 21, 2002
“Squaring Off”, GoGo Magazine, Volume 4, Issue 9, May 2, 2002
1992 “AlternaTV offers homespun cutting-edge video at Festival”, CU Denver Advocate,  Volume X, Number 10, Oct. 14, 1992
“Pamela Z Creates Unique Blend of Baroque, Folk, Pop”, CU Denver Advocate, Volume  IX, Number 34, June 24,1992
1991 “Dia De Los Muertos Alternative to Halloween”, CU Denver Advocate, Volume IX,  Number 13, October 30, 1991



Books & Catalogs



Plus Gallery Artists, 2009, Blurb Books
American Dream: Portraits of Things, 2009, Lauri Lynnxe Murphy, Blurb Books
Colorado Biennial, 2000, Mark Masuoka, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver
New American Painting; 1998, Western Edition, Open Studios Press, Wellesly MA.
Formaline, 1995, Edited by Peter Van Laarhoven, Bronzen Adhemar Stichting, Belgium
Comix Compendium Anthology, 1992, Edited by Ich Neuman, Mangajin Books, Toronto, Ontario, Canada



Honors & Awards

 

2011 Fergus Memorial Scholarship Award
2011  Top Selected Artist, OH! Art Community Project, The Ohio State University, Columbus,  Ohio
2010  University Enrichment Fellowship, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
2009  Westword Best of Denver: Best Coffee Table Book by a Local Artist, Denver, Colorado
2008 Colorado Art Ranch Residency, Niwot & Salida, Colorado
         Westword Best of Denver People’s Choice: Best Art Show, Denver, Colorado
2007  Platte Forum Residency, Denver, Colorado
2006 ADCD Paper Couture Grand Prize winner, Denver, Colorado
2005  Mastermind Award, (First Recipient) Westword, Denver, Colorado
          Top Arts Advocate, Top of the Rockies, Rocky Mountain News, Denver, Colorado
2000  Technical Assistance Grant; Colorado Council on the Arts
          Juror's Choice Award; Celebrate Colorado Artists, Denver, Colorado
1999-2000  Rocky Mountain Women’s Institute Associateship, Denver, Colorado
1999  Winner, Open Studios Press Competition for New American Paintings, Western States Edition

1996  MSCD student representative at the Regional Student Symposium at the Denver Art Museum,                  Denver, Colorado

1994 Iota Iota Iota Scholarship
1993  Vice President’s Honor Roll, Metropolitan State College of Denver, Denver, Colorado
1991-1993  Rocky Mountain Collegiate Press Association Awards: Editorial Cartooning, Denver,
                  Colorado

1992 American Association of University Women Scholarship, Denver, Colorado
1991 & 1993  Colorado Scholars Scholarship, Denver, Colorado
1991 American Association of University Women Scholarship, Denver, Colorado
1990 & 1991 President’s Honor Roll, Metropolitan State College of Denver, Denver, Colorado



Education



2012  - Master of Fine Arts
             The Ohio State University
             Sculpture Emphasis

2011 – School of Visual Arts Summer Residency

1996  - Bachelor of Fine Arts
             Metropolitan State College of Denver
             Painting Emphasis, Second Major in Women’s Studies


Professional Memberships



2011 – 2012 S.P.A.C.E.S., The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH President
2010 - 2011 Graduate Student Art Council, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH Co-Vice

                     President
2000 – 2010 Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver
2004 – 2006 member, Santa Fe Arts District, Denver, Colorado
2006 – 2008 Founder & Member, BOOM, Denver, Colorado
2005 – present; member, Mastermind Selection Committee
1996-2000  ILK gallery, Denver, Colorado Founder & President
1991-1996  Edge Gallery, Denver, Colorado
1989-1999  Hector, a cartoonist's group, Founding Member
1995-1996  Student Advisory Committee, Metropolitan State College of Denver
1995-1996  Denver Art Museum College Advisory Committee
1994-1996  Iota Iota Iota, Women's Studies Honor Society
1991  Honors Club, Metropolitan State College of Denver; Co-President
1991  Student Representative, Honors Council

 

Gallery Affiliations

Brayham Contemporary Art, Toronto, Ontario Canada