Born in 1978 in Calgary, Wil Murray lives and works in Berlin and in Okotoks, Alberta. He holds a BFA from Alberta College of Art and Design and won an honourable mention in the 2008 RBC Canadian Painting Competition. He is represented by p|m Gallery, Toronto, and Vitrine Gallery, London.

Selected Exhibitions

Painted Shut, Vitrine Gallery, London

Maintain The Ruin, p|m Gallery, Toronto
Follow The Winter, Skew Gallery, Calgary

Last Summer I Will Build A 1:8 Scale Model of Your Vagina, Staatsgalerie Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin

softcore HARD EDGE, Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary (2011); East and Peggy Phelps Galleries, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California (2010) [curators: Marianne Elder and David Pagel]

We Pet Your Cat To Death, Galerie PUSH, Montreal

Selected Bibliography

Reuter, Alicia. “Conversation with Wil Murray,” Whitehot Magazine, March 12, 2012. (accessed December 18, 2012).

Campbell, James D. “Extreme Painting,” Frieze Magazine, January/February, 2011. (accessed December 18, 2012).

McMackon, Jennifer. Simpleposie Essays and Pictures, Toronto: Jennifer McMackon, 2010. 136 pp.

Phaneuf, Marc-Antoine K. L’excentrique, le punk et l’estropié, Montreal: Galerie PUSH, 2009.