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Holly Murkerson

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Installation view of "Landlocked Blue" at Julius Caesar, 2011
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Installation view of "Landlocked Blue" at Julius Caesar , 2011 Hand-built Red Oak Writing Table, Blue Mirror Board, Glass, Archival Inkjet Prints, Glacial Tint, Wave Crest, Glow, Creamy Orange © Holly Murkerson / photo by Olivia Valentine
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Landlocked Blue, 2011 Hand-built Red Oak Writing Table, Blue Mirror Board, Glass, Archival Inkjet Prints, Glacial Tint, Wave Crest, Glow, Creamy Orange © Holly Murkerson / photo by Olivia Valentine
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Pas de Deux (video still), 2013 Video
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Pas de Deux (video still), 2013 Video
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May 6, 2013 (from untitled project, ongoing), 2013 Phone Camera Photographs
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May 17, 2013 (from untitled project, ongoing), 2013 Phone Camera Photographs
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May 30, 2013 (from untitled project, ongoing), 2013 Phone Camera Photos
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Lover's Leap (diptych), 2012 Archival Inkjet Print
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Nearly Lovers (Two Views of the Blue Ridge Mountains), 2012 Archival Inkjet Print
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Against All Odds (with detail), 2012 Transparent Blue Lighting Gel, Two Contact C-prints, Thread
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East-facing, 2011 Grid of 16 4x6 Inch C-prints © Holly Murkerson
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South-facing, 2011 Grid of 16 4x6 Inch C-prints © Holly Murkerson
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Horizontality , 2010 C-print © Holly Murkerson
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Horizontality, 2010 C-print © Holly Murkerson
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Dust Series, 2009 Digital Inkjet Print 8 X 10 Inches © Holly Murkerson
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( ), 2010 Cyanotype on Drywall, Installation View © Holly Murkerson
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A Desk at a Window , 2010 Cyanotype on Paper © Holly Murkerson
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A Desk at a Window, 2010 Cyanotype on Paper © Holly Murkerson
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Constellation Project , 2009 Installation Detail © Holly Murkerson
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The Arctic, 2010 C-print 20 X 30 Inches © Holly Murkerson
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The Arctic, 2010 C-print 13 X 19 Inches © Holly Murkerson
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Cave, 2013 C-print © Courtesy of the artist and Roots & Culture
Quick Facts
Birthplace
Lakeland, Florida
Birth year
1982
Lives in
Chicago, IL
Works in
Chicago, IL
Tags
sculpture, installation, conceptual, landscape, photography
Statement

Holly Murkerson
B. 1982, Lakeland, FL
Lives and Works in Chicago, IL


Education

School of the Art Institute of Chicago
MFA 2010, Fiber and Material Studies

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate 2006

Florida Southern College
BFA 2004


Selected Exhibitions

2013  Holly Murkerson and Neal Vandenbergh, Roots and Culture, Chicago (Upcoming December 6)
          Imperfect Symmetry, Curated by Karsten Lund and Sara Black, A + D Gallery, Columbia College,
          Chicago (Upcoming October 3 - November 7)
          ADDS DONNA - Between Hearth & Campfire, Open Gallery, Nashville, TN

2012  Make Space at MDW Fair, Chicago, IL
          Sea Change, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL
          Mémoire Involontaire, Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY
          21st Evanston and Vicinity Biennial, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
          Performance in collaboration with Coppice, High Concept Laboratories, Chicago, IL
          It’s a Small, Small World, Family Business, New York, NY
          ADDS DONNA – Archipelago, Manifest Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

2011  Aqua Art Miami with ArtSlant, Miami, FL
          Landlocked Blue, Julius Caesar, Chicago, IL (solo)
          Peregrine Papers - Small Mysteries, MDW Fair, Chicago, IL
          Pocket, cArt Watch, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2010  A Christmas Funraiser, The Hills Esthetic Center, Chicago, IL
          Coming and Going, Zrobili, Chicago, IL (two-person show with Erin Washington)
          Infra-Ordinary, Graduate Exhibition, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Sullivan Galleries

2009  Around the Coyote Winter Fundraiser, Splat Flats, Chicago, IL

2008  Platform Florida, Lakeland, FL

2007  Chautauqua 50th National Exhibition of American Art, Chautauqua, NY
          New Art 2007, National Emerging Artist Competition, MPG Contemporary, Boston, MA

2006  Kiki Smith: Medici Award Art Auction, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
          Student Annual Exhibition, Grossman Gallery, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
          Post-Baccalaureate Exhibition, Weems Atrium, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2005  So This is the New Year, Lakeland, FL

 

Bibliography

Mead, Amanda.  "Holly Murkerson - Landlocked Blue."  The Chicago Arts Archive, August 27, 2011.

Ruiz, Steve.  "Infinite Tundra."  Art Slant Chicago, August 8, 2011.

Francis, Sean.  "Julius Caesar:  Small but mighty."  Chicago Tribune, August 4, 2011. P. 62-63.

Voeller, Megan.  "Get the blues in Polk County: Platform Florida puts on a multimedia showcase."

Creative Loafing, February 27, 2008.

Quetchenbach, Bernard and John Haldeman, Eds.  Lake Hollingsworth: Reflections and Studies on a Florida Landmark. 2005.  Pages xxxii, 221.

Pleasant, Matthew.  "Art against apathy."  The Ledger.  09 Jan 2005. B3.