About

Katie Murray is an American photographer and video artist. She received her BFA in 1997 from the School of Visual Arts and her MFA from Yale University School of Art in 2000. Murray’s work concerns itself with the primal and mythological. She has exhibited in solo and group shows to include: The Barbara Walter’s Gallery at Sarah Lawrence College (2014), The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago (2014) The Photographers’ Gallery, UK (2013) College of the Canyons Art Gallery (2012), HomeFront Gallery, NY (2011), World Class Boxing, Miami (2010), Kate Werble Gallery, NY (2009), International Center for Photography (2008) White Columns, NY (2004) Jen Bekman Gallery (2004), Queens Museum of Art, NY (2004), and The Yale Art Gallery, CT (2000). She received the New York State Residents Grant for Excellence in Photography in 1996, the Robin Forbes Memorial Award in Photography in 1997, the Barry Cohen Award for Excellence in Art in 2000, and a NYFA grant in 2012. Murray’s work has been published in various magazines, books and catalogues. Murray’s first monograph All The Queens Men published in 2013 by Daylight Books is a decade long investigation into masculinity. Murray’s work is held in numerous private and public collections. Murray is a faculty member at Hunter College, Sarah Lawrence College, and School of Visual Arts.

Monographs/Books

All The Queens Men-Daylight Books 2013- Monograph
Home Truths: Photography and Motherhood-Art Books-Photographers’ Gallery 2013
Beyond Compare: Women Photographers on Beauty- Unilever Canada-2004
The Sprit of Family-Henry Holt and Co.-2002
Brotherhood-American Express 2001

Selected Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2015 Girls in 4/4 After School Film and Animation Festival, SVA NYC
2014 All The Queens Men, The Barbara Walters Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College
2011 Picture Consequences, The Homefront Gallery, L.I.C, NY
2010 girls in 4/4, World Class Boxing, Miami, FL
2009 Communication, Coordination, Consideration, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY
2004 White Room #2, White Columns, New York, NY
2004 New Work, Jen Bekman Gallery, New York, NY
2001 NO Trespassing, St Francis College, Brooklyn, NY
1998 Visage, Teddy’s, Brooklyn, NY