Elizabeth Murray  (American, 1940-2007) 

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Elizabeth Murray Biography
1940   Born in Chicago, IL
1958 - 1962   BFA, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1962 - 1964   MFA, Mills College, Oakland, CA
1986   Skowhegan Medal for Painting, Skowhegan, ME
1992   Recipient, Honorary Doctorate, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Inducted as a member of the American Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
1993   Recipient, Honorary Degree, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Recipient, Larry Aldrich Prize in Contemporary Art
2001   Recipient, Honorary Doctorate, New School University, New York, NY
2002   Recipient, National Artist Award, Anderson Rand Art Center, Snowmass Village, CO
2007   Died in Washington County, NY
Selected Exhibitions
2009   Elizabeth Murray, Rosenbaum Contemporary, Boca Raton, FL (solo)
Elizabeth Murray, Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL (solo)
2008   Elizabeth Murray, University Art Gallery, Staller Center for the Arts, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY (solo)
2006   Elizabeth Murray: Paintings 2003–2006, PaceWildenstein, New York, NY (solo)
Elizabeth Murray: Sweetzer Suite, Gemini G.E.L. at Joni Moisant Weyl, New York, NY (solo)
2005 - 2006   Elizabeth Murray, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (solo)
2004   Elizabeth Murray, Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Ferndale, MI (solo)
2003   Elizabeth Murray Paintings 1999-2003, PaceWildenstein, New York, NY (solo)
2002   Elizabeth Murray Paintings and Works on Paper, Jaffe-Friede & Strauss Galleries, Hopkins Center for the Arts, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (solo)
Elizabeth Murray: Paintings and Works on Paper, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO (solo)
Elizabeth Murray: Watercolors, PaceWildenstein, New York, NY (solo)
2001   Elizabeth Murray, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX (solo)
2000   Elizabeth Murray Paintings, Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, MI (solo)
1999   Elizabeth Murray: works on paper, Jan Weiner Gallery, Kansas City, MO (solo)
Elizabeth Murray: New Paintings, PaceWildenstein, New York, NY (solo)
1998   Elizabeth Murray: Recent Paintings and Works on Paper, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
Elizabeth Murray: Works on Paper, Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA (solo)
1976   Elizabeth Murray: Recent Paintings. Paula Cooper Gallery. New York, NY (solo)
1975   Jared Sable Gallery. Toronto, Canada (solo)
Selected Public Collections
  Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
  Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
  Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
  Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
  Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
  Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
  Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
  Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
  High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
  Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
  Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
  Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY