Shortlisted, NMWA – Women to Watch 2012, Washington DC

Nominated, Northern Art Prize 2011

British Council travel grant 2010

Professional Development Award, The Arts Council England, 2008

Nominated, Northern Art Prize, 2007

Abbey Harris Mural Fund Award, 2006

Shortlisted, Jerwood Drawing Prize. 2005

Research and Development Award, The Arts Council Eng land. 2004

Shortlisted, Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery, Textiles on Site Commission 2004

Shortlisted, Crosby Homes Art Prize, Manchester Art Gallery August 2003



Selected Solo and Group Exhibitions



Susie MacMurray, Recent Work (solo show) – Mall Galleries, London, UK



Hinterland (solo show)- Danese/Corey, New York, USA

Susie MacMurray, A Retrospective (solo show) – Atkinson Gallery, Somerset, UK

Dangerous Beauty – Maier Museum, Virginia, USA

Bedazzled – Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx NYC, USA

Goodby To All That – Manchester Art Gallery



Cloud – site specific commission – Winchester Great Hall

Halo – site specific commission – York Art Gallery

Watershed – Hall Place, Bexley, Kent



Summer Exhibition – Danese Corey, New York

Finding the Value – York St. Mary’s, York, UK

Winfield House, (American Ambassadors Residence) Regent’s Park, London, UK



Summer Exhibition – Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK

Beastly Hall – Hall Place, Bexley, Kent (Artwise Curators for Bexley Heritage Trust), UK

Walking on the Rim of Night (solo show) – Danese/Corey, New York, USA

Summer Exhibition – Royal Academy of Arts, London

Resonance – site specific commission – Fabrica, Brighton, UK

Siren (solo show) – Thomas Williams Gallery, London

Beastly Hall – Hall Place, Bexley, Kent – Artwise Curators for Bexley Heritage Trust



Sculptors Drawings – Pangolin, London

Unnatural ‘Natural History’ – Coates & Scarry/RWA, Bristol

Resonance (solo show) – Rochester Art Gallery, Rochester

Pandamonium – Hyde Park, London – Artwise Curators for WWF

Stratum – site-specific commission  - Islington Mill, Salford

House of Beasts – Meadow Arts – Attingham Park, Shropshire



The Eyes of the Skin (solo show) – Agnew’s Gallery, London

The Power of Making – Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Compulsive Obsessive Repetitive – Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, UK

Wedded Perfection - Munson-Williams-Proctor Art Institute, Utica NY, USA

Stratum – site specific commission – Islington Mill, Salford, UK

Platform – Agnew’s Gallery, London

Aware: Art Fashion Identity – GSK Contemporary, Royal Academy, London



Wedded Perfection – Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio, USA

Promenade – site-specific commission – Keddleston Hall, Derbyshire, UK

Frangetta – site-specific commission (permanent) – Warehouse 112, Venetian Arsenale (Spazio Thetis) Italy

Repurpose, Reuse, Recycle – City of Brea Art Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

Dead or Alive – Museum of Art and Design, New York, USA

Widow – Platt Hall, Manchester Art Gallery, Gallery of Costume, UK



Here Come the Girls – site-specific commission – Manchester Art Gallery

Widow (solo show) – Queens Hall, Hexham, Northumberland UK

Salon09 – Matt Roberts Arts, Vyner St, London

Re-Addressing Identities – Katonah Museum of Art, NY, USA

Lost & Found (solo show) – Islington Mill, Salford

Upcycling – Museum of Architecture & Design, Los Angeles, USA

Time/change – site-specific commission – Nottingham Castle



Second Lives – Museum of Art and Design, New York, USA, September 2008/April 09

The Baltic frame – Arena Gallery, Liverpool

Drawn – (solo show) -UH Galleries, University of Hertfordshire, UK

Miasma -site-specific commission- Florence Nightingale Museum, London

Object as Muse – Crafts Council, Touring Exhibition 2008/09

Body Space – Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Carlisle



Unbound – Turnpike Gallery, Leigh

Drop – commission for collection – Wolverhampton Art Gallery



Shell – site-specific commission – Pallant House Gallery, Chichester – July 2006/July 2007

Echo – site-specific commission – York St Mary’s, York Museums Trust, UK



Jerwood Drawing Prize Exhibition – Jerwood Space, London (touring exhibition)

Susie MacMurray, Garment Sculptures – Castle Gallery, Nottingham

Conversations on the Subject of Feminism – Cornerhouse, Manchester

Art Frankfurt – with Philips Contemporary Art Gallery

Flock – York Art Gallery, March 2005/Oct 2006

The Nestingbox Project – Borgloon, Belgium

Knit 2 Together – Crafts Council Galleries, London (touring exhibition)

International Open Exhibition – Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, NI



Air – Vespolate and Novara, Italy (touring exhibition)

Fili Spezzati – Como, Italy

Argus – Firstsite@the minories art gallery, Colchester, UK

Robe / Rêve : Rêve de Robe – Musee des Beaux-Arts, Calais, France

Caryatids – Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester

Plastica d’Artista – Palazzo Mantica, Pordenone, Italy

Flock – Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester



Bagutta Life – Manhattan, New York

Thermo 03 – The Lowry, Salford

Art 2003 – With Philips Gallery, London

Designersblock – Milan, Italy

3 English Women in Paris – Maxalto, Paris



Art Take Away – Cornerhouse, Manchester

Ladies Only – Liverpool Biennial, Collect Gallery, Brundel St Warehouse, Liverpool



All Colours Will Agree In the Dark – Cornerhouse, Manchester





2000-2001 MA Fine Art. Manchester Metropolitan University

1997-2000 BA Sculpture. Manchester Metropolitan University

1996-1997 Foundation in Art and Design. Manchester College of Arts & Technology

1982-1983 National Centre for Orchestral Studies, Goldsmiths, London

1979-1982 Fellowship, Trinity College of Music, London