Brett Murray | Resumé


b. 1961 in Pretoria, South Africa

1985 – 1989. MF Art (Sculpture), University of Cape Town

2002. Winner, Standard Bank Young Artist for the year 2002

2002. Winner, Cape Town International Convention Centre Public Artwork. In Collaboration with /Toui Stefaans Samcuia
1998. Winner, Cape Town Urban Art Foundation, Sculpture Competition
1992. Finalist, Cape Town Urban Foundation, Sculpture Competition
1992. Finalist, Waterfront Sculpture Competition, Cape Town

‘Hero’ DVD projection, Stockholm
‘On Line, En Face’, a collaboration between Dutch and South African artists, Textiel Museum,Tilburg, Holland

2002. White Like Me, Solo Exhibition, Standard Bank Artist of the Year travelling exhibition, South African National Gallery, Cape Town, Durban Art Museum, the Grahamstown Festival, the Tatham Art Gallery, Pietermaritzburg, the Johannes Stegmann Art Gallery, Bloemfontein, Standard Bank Art Gallery, Johannesburg
2001. Hero, Solo Show, Brendan Bell-Roberts, Cape Town
2000. I Love Africa, Solo Exhibition, Brendon Bell-Roberts Gallery, Cape Town
2000. I Love Africa, Solo Exhibition , Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
1997. Own, Solo Show, Haenel Gallery, Cape Town
1997. Own, Solo Show, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
1996. White Boy Sing the Blues, Solo Show, Rembrandt van Rijn Gallery, Johannesburg

2003. Absolutely/Perhaps, Simon Mee Fine Arts, London
2002. CON/TEXT and I.D./OLOGY, Axis Gallery, New York
2001. World Wide Video Festival, Amsterdam, Holland
2001. Body: Rest and Motion, Oudshoorn Festival
2000. Collaboration, Brendan Bell-Roberts, Cape Town
2000. Returning the Gaze, Cape Town Cultural Festival
2000. Cast, Group exhibition, Bronze Age Gallery, Simon’s Town
2000. How the other half, Animated Video Projection, Johannesburg
1999. Visit, Natal Society of the Arts, Durban
1999. Liberated Voices – Contemporary Art from South Africa, Museum for African Art, New York
1999. New Worlds – Contemporary Art from Australia, Canada, South Africa, Canada, House, London
1997. Fin de Siecle, Lyons, France
1997. Cologne Art Fair, Gallery Frank Haenel
1997. 30 Minutes, Robben Island Museum, Cape Town
1997. District Six Outdoor Sculpture Project, Cape Town
1997. Smokkel, 2nd Johannesburg Biennale, Fringe
1996. New Sculptures, Gallery Frank Haenel, Frankfurt, Germany
1996. Anima-L: Der Mensch im Tier- Das tier im Mensch, Eislingen Kunstverrein, Germany
1996. Cologne Art Fair, Gallerie Frank Haenel
1995. The Laager, Johannesburg Biennale
1995. Scurvy, Secret Seven, The Castle, Cape Town
1995. Venice Biennale, Italy
1995. Spring time in Chile, Museum of Contemporary Art
1995. Junge Kunst Aus Zud Afrika, Gallerie Frank Haenel, Frankfurt
1995. Panoramas of Passage/Changing Landscapes – South Africa, Curated Clive van den Berg, Albany Museum, Grahamstown
1994. Banquet, Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg
1994. Cuban Biennale, Wilfredo Lam Museum, Havana
1994. Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Aachen, Germany
1994. Contemporary Art from South Africa, Deutsche Aerospace Gallery, Otobrun, Germany

The Cape Town International Convention Centre Collection
Sandton Municipality, Johannesburg
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
University of Cape Town
University of South Africa, Pretoria
The Johannesburg Art Gallery
Durban Art Museum
Gencor – Collection, Johannesburg
The South African National Gallery, Cape Town
Vodocom Collection, Cape Town
Sasol Collection, Johannesburg

2003. “CON/TEXT and I.D./OLOGY”, Laurie Ann Farrell, NKA Journal of Contemporary African Art, number 18, spring/summer 2003 p100-p101
2003. An Artwork by /Toui Stefaans Samcuia and Brett Murray, Cape Town International Convention Centre
2003. “Conventional solutions”, Nic Dawes, art/southafrica, vol 2. issue 1, spring, p20-22
2002. White Like Me: Brett Murray, catalog, Standard Bank Young Artist
2002. “Exploding Heads”, Hazel Freidman, art/southafrica, vol 1. issue 1, spring, p22-27
1999. Liberated Voices Contemporary Art from South Africa, Museum for African Art, Prestel, New York
1996. Art in South Africa: the Future Present, Sue Williamson and Ashraf Jama, David Phillip Publishers, Cape Town
1995. Images of Metal, Elizabeth Rankin, Witswatersrand University Press
1994. Revue Noire, South Africa
1992. Art in Outline: An Introduction to South African Art, Merle Huntley, Oxford University Press
1992. GIF Book of original Prints, Artists’ Press and Fig Gallery
1991. A.D.A. Cape Town Edition
1989. Resistance Art in South Africa, Sue Williamson, David Phillips Publishers

1992-1995 Established the Sculpture department at the University of Stellenbosch