Linda Murray Resume
Select Exhibitions


2016
"The Art of Composing", Group Exhibit, The Sharpe Gallery, Kennebunk, ME
"Off The Wall", Featured Artist, The Sharpe Gallery, Kennebunk, ME

2014
"14th Biennial North American Open Exhibition", New England Watercolor Society, Plymouth Center for the Arts, Plymouth, MA
"ART 2014", Juried Exhibit, The Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, ME
“Finding Our Voice”, Group Exhibit, Bowdoin College, Smith Union, Brunswick, ME
Wild Things Gallery, 1 Christmas Tree Lane, Wayne, ME

2013
"ART 2013", Juried Exhibit, The Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, ME
“Color”, Juried Exhibit, River Arts, Damariscotta, ME
“Abstraction”, Juried Exhibit, River Arts, Damariscotta, ME
"Linda Murray", Featured Artist, Summer Island Studio, 149 Maine Street, Brunswick, ME

2012
"Gestalt", Featured Artist, Wild Things Gallery, 1 Christmas Tree Lane, Wayne, Maine
“International Mix-Djibouti”, group invitational, The Djiboutian Arts Institute/Institut Francais-Arthur
Rimbaud, Djibouti City, Djibouti, Africa.
"Organic Musings", Harmon's and Barton's, Invitational Two Person Exhibit, Portland, Maine
Union of Maine Visual Artists Juried Member's Exhibit, Aucocisco Gallery, Portland, ME
“Nude Exhibit”, Group Invitational The Sharpe Gallery, Kennebunk, ME
“Selected Watercolor Artists From New England”, Zullo Gallery, Medfield, MA

2011
“New England Watercolor Society's Regional Juried Exhibit”, Westfield College Downtown Gallery, Westfield, MA

2010
“…Nothing As Lovely As A Tree” Gallery Della-Piana, Wenham, MA
“New England Watercolor Society’s Annual Open Juried Exhibit, North Shore Arts Center, Gloucester, MA
“2010 CMCA Biennial”, Center for Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME
“What Was I Thinking?”, Solo Exhibit, Harmon’s & Barton’s, Congress Street Portland, ME

2009
“Sylvan”, Solo Exhibit, Harmon's & Barton's, Portland, ME
“Driven to Abstraction”, Group Juried Exhibit, River Arts, Damriscotta, ME
“Root Works”, Solo Exhibit, Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston, MA

2008
“Hello, Baghdad”, Group Invitational Exhibit, Qasimsabti Gallery, Baghdad, Iraq
“Shelterwood”, Solo Exhibit, Pine Tree State Arboretum, Augusta, ME
“Out of Stillness”, Group Invitational Exhibit, Blue Marble Gallery, Waterville, ME
“A Walk In The Woods”, Solo Exhibit, Joseph A. Driscoll Art Gallery, Brockton, MA

2007
“Untitled” Invitational Group Exhibit, Blue Marble Gallery, Waterville, ME

Honors and Awards

2011 Second Place, NEWS Regional Juried Exhibit, Westfield College Downtown Gallery, Westfield, MA
2005 Best in Show, Bath Heritage Days, Bath, ME
2005 Best in Watercolor Category, ART 2005, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, ME
2001 Best In Show, ART 2001, Harlow Gallery, Hallowell, ME

Public Collections

University of Maine At Augusta, ME
Cocheco Falls Millworks, Dover, NH (collaborative mural piece)

Bibliography

2014, Lorena Kloosterboer, Painting in Acrylics, The Indispensable Guide, Firefly Books, Inc. (see: www.amazon.com)
2012, Art Collector Maine, Annual Book, artcollectormaine.com
2011, Christine Brook Cote, Still Point Arts Quarterly, Winter 2011, Issue No. 4, “Out of the Abyss Came Sweetness” featured inside back cover.
2011, Roz Martin, July Issue, Glimpse of Something Greater, FineArtMagazine.com
2010, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME, 2010 Biennial Juried Exhibition Catalog
2009, Daniel Kany, February 28, Art Teachers Create Instructive Show of Their Own, Portland Press Herald

Affiliations

American Watercolor Society, Associate Member
New England Watercolor Society, Associate Member
Kennebec Valley Art Association, Hallowell, ME
Union of Maine Visual Artist, Portland, ME

Related Information

Linda has served as juror at the Maine Arts Commission and sidewalk shows.
She works at her studio on the Kennebec River in Bath Maine where she lives with her husband, a standard poodle named Maggie and a very old cat named Zoey.
2006-Present, Adult Educational Instructor in Watercolor and Fluid Acrylics, 2010 Enrichment Teacher of the Year Merrymeeting Adult Educational System, Topsham/Brunswick, Me
2004-05 Executive Director of The Harlow Gallery, Non-Profit Arts Organization and Gallery, Hallowell, Me

Education

2000-04 University of Maine, Augusta, Maine, B.F.A. with honors in Studio Art

Gallery Representation

The Sharpe Gallery
21 Western Avenue
Kennebunk, Maine
www.thesharpegallery.com

Edgecomb Potters
145 Commercial Street
Portland, Maine
207-780-6727
www.edgecombpotters.com



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