Awards

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

2017

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

2016

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

2015

Cloud - site specific commission - Winchester Great Hall
Halo - site specific commission - York Art Gallery
Watershed – Hall Place, Bexley, Kent

2014

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

2013

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

2012

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

2011

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

2010

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

2009

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

2008

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

2007

Unbound – Turnpike Gallery, Leigh
Drop – commission for collection – Wolverhampton Art Gallery

2006

Shell – site-specific commission – Pallant House Gallery, Chichester – July 2006/July 2007
Echo – site-specific commission – York St Mary’s, York Museums Trust, UK

2005

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

2004

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

2003

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

2002

Art Take Away – Cornerhouse, Manchester
Ladies Only – Liverpool Biennial, Collect Gallery, Brundel St Warehouse, Liverpool

2001

All Colours Will Agree In the Dark – Cornerhouse, Manchester

Education

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