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  • 2000 Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT
  • M.F.A, Fine Art, 2000
  • 1997 School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
  • B.F.A, Fine Art, Cum Laude


  • 2013-present Sarah Lawrence College Visiting Professor, Bronxville, NY-Intermediate Photography Analog and Digital
  • 2012-present School of Visual Arts, Undergraduate Photography Faculty, New York, NY-Picture Consequences
  • 2005-present Hunter College, Adjunct Professor, New York, NY-Principles of Photography, Advanced Photography,
    The Study of Visual Experience, Analog Color Photography, and Digital Photography
  • 2013 New York University, Adjunct Professor, New York, NY- Analog Color Photography
  • 2005-2012 School of Visual Arts, Adjunct Professor, New York, NY, Continuing Education, Studio Lighting
  • 2004-2006 International Center for Photography, New York, NY- Digital Photography I
  • 2000 Yale University School of Art, TA for Tod Papageorge, Advanced Photography, New Haven, CT


Selected Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

  • 2015 All The Queens Men, Tops Gallery, Memphis, TN 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
  • New Work, Jen Bekman Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2001 NO Trespassing, St Francis College, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1998 Visage, Teddy’s, Brooklyn, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2014 Home Truths: Photography and Motherhood, curated by Susan Bright, Museum of Contemporary Photograhy, Chicago, IL
  • Belfast Exposed, Belfast Ireland
  • 2013 Home Truths: Photography and Motherhood, curated by Susan Bright, The Photographers’ Gallery, London, UK
  • After Effects, NYFA Curatorial Program, Chashama, New York, NY
  • 2012 Big, Big Backyard, Curated by Betsy Kenyon, College of the Canyon’s Art Gallery, Santa Clarita, CA
  • New Media Los Angeles, Los Angeles Center for Digital Arts, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2011 Situation, Deborah Berke Architect, New York, NY
  • Slaying Sisyphus (video), Lumen Video and Performance Art Festival,
  • Staten Island, NY
  • 2009 girls in 4/4, Art Basel Miami, Miami, FL
  • 2008 About This, International Center of Photography School, New York, NY
  • Is it possible to make a photograph of New Jersey regardless of where you are in the world?, The Pierro Gallery, S. Orange, NJ
  • 2006 Meditations, Jen Bekman Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2005 Take Home A Nude, Phillips de Pury & Company, New York, NY
  • Today your love tomorrow the world, Curated by Larry Raciopo, Annex Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • Queens International Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
  • 2003-2005 Beyond Compare, International Exhibition 
  • USA, Canada, Portugal, Russia and the Netherlands
  • 2004 The Ones We Love , Safe-T Gallery,  Brooklyn, NY
  • Home for the Holidays, Jen Bekman Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2003 Sea, Jen Bekman Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2002 Over the Rainbow, Bellwether Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • Brotherhood, The Museum of the City of New York,, New York, NY
  • 2000 The Persistence of Photography in American Portraiture
  • Curated by Jock Reynolds, Yale Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
  • 1999 First Year Group Exhibition, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT
  • 1997 Group Show, CSV Cultural Center, New York, NY
  • Mentor Show, Art Directors Club, New York, NY


  • 2014 Sarah Lawrence College, Lecturer, Bronxville, New York
  • Camera Club of New York, Lecturer, New York, NY
  • Hofstra University, Lecturer, Undergraduate Photography, NY, NY
  • 2013 Yale University School of Art, Visiting Artist, New Haven CT
  • School of Visual Arts Westside Theater, Lecturer, New York, NY
  • Photographer’s Gallery, London, UK
  • Photoville, Brooklyn, NY
  • Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, Artist in Residence, Undergraduate Photography, Lancaster, PA
  • 2012 Maysles Institute, Panelist, New York, NY
  • 2012 Yale University School if Art, Lecturer, New Haven CT
  • New York University, Lecturer, Undergraduate Photography, New York, NY
  • 2011 Parsons, Visiting Artist and Critic, Undergraduate Photography, New York, NY
  • 2009 School of Visual Arts, Visiting Artist and Critic, New York, NY
  • 2006 Sarah Lawrence College Visiting Artist and Visiting Critic, Bronxville, NY
  • Yale University School of Architecture, Critic for Final Photography Reviews, New Haven, CT
  • 2002 School of Visual Arts, Alumni Panelist, New York, NY


  • 2012 Situation, curators: Katie Murray, Joseph Maida, Victoria Sambunaris, Dan Torop, and Deborah Berke, Deborah Berke and Partners, New York, NY
  • 2010 Housed, co-curated with Joseph Maida, Alice Austen House Museum Staten Island, NY


  • All The Queens Men, Daylight Books
  • Home Truths, Photography and Motherhood, Art Books
  • Situation, Deborah Berke and Patners
  • Girls in 4/4, Elizabeth Smith
  • A Guided Tour, Susan Bright
  • The Benefits of Looking Down, Medical Professional Smoking, Thanks A Lot Rudy, Airport Love, 85, Partners and Spade Publishing
  • Skin Deep, Published by Dove Corporation
  • The Spirit of Family, created by Al and Tipper Gore
  • Brotherhood, Published By American Express
  • Queens International (catalogue)
  • A Celebration of New York (special issue) NY Times Magazine
  • September 11, 2001 (special issue) NY Times Magazine
  • Women in Power (special issue) NY Times Magazine
  • 30 Under 30, Photo District News


  • 2013 Polyviou, Natasha. “Home Truths, Photography, Motherhood and Identity”, Time Out London, November 2013
  • Wade, Eti.  “Home Truths, Photography, Motherhood, and Identity”, 1000 words Photography, November 2013
  • Lehan, Joanna. All the Queens Men: Photographing a Man’s World in NYC’s Outer Borough, TIME Lightbox, November 2013
  • Pollack, Maika. “New Photography”, Gallerist, September 2013
  • 2010 Heuer, Meagan. “Critics Pick: Housed at the Alice Austen House”, Artforum, October, 2010
  • 2010 Saurez, Carlos “Murray Does Film”, Miami New Times, June 2010
  • 2009 “Communication, Consideration, Coordination”, The New Yorker, July 2009
  • The Last Word, “Jungle Beats” The Art Newspaper Miami, December 2009
  • 2004 Aletti, Vince. “Katie Murray”, The Village Voice, May 2004
  • Therond, Eve. “Katie Murray Recent Work”, French Photo, June 2004
  • 2003 Aletti, Vince. “Sea”, The Village Voice, August 27-September 22, 2003
  • 2000 Zimmer, William. “ART; Faces in Photographs; A Region Vividly Portrayed”, The New York Times, September 2000


  • Yale University Art Gallery
  • Perez Art Museum
  • The Museum of the City of New York
  • The Newark Public Library
  • Yale University Library
  • Yale University Davenport College
  • Dove Collection
  • Hort Collection
  • Scholl Collection


  • NYFA Emergency Fund Grant Recipient
  • Woodrow Wilson Grant
  • 2011 Finalist CDC First Book Prize
  • Barry Cohen Award for Excellence
  • Robbin Forbes Memorial Award
  • PDN 30 Under 30
  • Yale School of Art Scholarship
  • Summer TA Grant, Yale University School of Art
  • Cum Laude, School of Visual Art
  • New York-State Residents Grant