Luke A Murphy
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Solo exhibitions
2024 - Totem to Glitch, CANADA, New York
2023 - Industrial Incandescent, CANADA, New York
2021 - 2022 "Pixel-by-Pixel: Interventions by Luke Murphy", Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
2021 "Screen Time", Two person show with Christine Wang, Night Gallery, LA
2019 "In My House", Parisian Laundry, Montreal, PQ
2019 “Domestic Appliances”, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL
2018 "Every Pixel Bright", CANADA, NYC
2016 "Unhappy Users", CANADA, NYC
2015 “Loser Every Time”, Postmasters Gallery, NYC
2009 "Certainty Shelter", CANADA, NYC
2006 "12th Gate Reflected", Pace Digital Gallery, NYC, NY
2006 "Everything Made Pretty", Again, CANADA, NYC, NY
2005 "Everything Made Pretty", with John Parker, vertexList, Brooklyn, NY|
2005 "The Cup of Loneliness", Special project for NADA Art Fair, Miami FL
2005 "The Goals of Anxiety", Carolines Comedy Club
2004 "The Cup of Loneliness", performance PS122, NYC
2004 "Home and Forgiveness", HOME, Queens, NY
2002 lndscps 1102, Wynick Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2002 Shape of the Occult, CANADA, New York
2002 Graph, Buro Fur Photo, Cologne, Germany
2001 Slope of Anxiety, Canada, New York, NY
2000 Wilderness, Bernadette Salvage + 7hours, Brooklyn, NY
2000 lndscp_0400, Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1997 Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

Group exhibitions
2024 High Desert, Orwell's Garden, NYC Brooklyn
2023 Chart Gallery, "More Light" NYC
2023 Frieze Seoul, Art Basel Miami
2022 Frieze NY, Art Basel Miami, Art Basel, Basel
2021 Acquavella Gallery, "Tangerine", Palm Springs, FL, curated by Wallace Whitney
2020 - 2021 Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA
2020 The Hole, "Cubed", NYC, NY 2020 Night Gallery, LA, CA 2019 The Arts Center at Duck Creek, "Slack Tide", curated by Matthew Nichols, Duck Creek, LI, NY 2019 Canada b/w Drag City, Soccer Club Club, Chicago, IL 2019 Dallas Medianale curated by Charles Dee Mitchell, The MAC, Dallas, TX 2019 Suck City curated by Daniel Herr, Shrine & Sargent’s Daughters, New York 2019 Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland 2019 Frieze, New York 2018 SUSQUEHANNA ART MUSEUM, SpecialFX, Harrisburg, PA 2018 FIAC Special Projects, Petit Palais, Paris, France 2018 ScreenScapes, Postmasters Gallery, NYC 2017 Call & Response, MOCA JACKSONVILLE, FL 2012 PNCA Gallery, John Cage Happy Birthday: A Celebration of Chance and Listening 2012 Moving Image Fair, London, UK 2010 Tunneling, Famous Accountants, Brooklyn, NYC, curated by Will Pappenheimer 2010 The Second Program, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, curated by Charles Dee Mitchell 2010 Art Boom Festival, Krakow, Poland, curated by Marcin Ramocki 2010 The Program video art program, Dallas, TX 2008 Reflections on Past and Future Anxieties, part of performance night at Artists Space, curated By Melissa Brown 2007 Where are we going? part of Human Rites Watch, Curated by Michael Mahalchick at Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery 2007 Art Moving Projects, Devon Dikeou and Luke Murphy 2007 DAW - Zurich, Switzerland, Digital Art Week 2006 CANADA - San Juan, Puerto Rico, Gallerie Commercial 2005 The Ladder to Lightness, performance The Kitchen, NYC, produced by Cabinet Magazine for Laughter Symposium with Simon Critchley
2004 "Release from Bitterness" with Xylor Jane and Robin Peck, CANADA, NYC, NY 2003 7hoursTURM series, Märkischen Museum, Berlin 2002 Tuckernuck, CANADA, NYC 2002 Video Café: About The Mind (Not Everything You Always Wanted To Know),Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York 2002 Image Flow, Wynick Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Canada 2000 Allianz / 7hours Exhibit, Berlin, DE 2000 Fresh Paint, Tuck/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Canada 1999 7hours #3, Christiane Gruess; NY 1999 Photo synthesis, Rare Gallery, New York, NY 1999 7hours #2, Christiane Gruess, Berlin, Germany 1999 7hours #1, Christiane Gruess, New York, NY, USA 1998 Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Canada 1997 Summer of Love, Fatoui Cramer Gallery, New York, NY 1996 Summers show, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, NY 1996 Kunstart 96, Bockenheimer Depot, Frankfurt am Main, Germany 1996 Middle Show, Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Canada 1996 Lists, Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Canada 1995 New Pictures, Anna Leonowens Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada 1994 Again, (G) N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, American group exhibition 1993 Four new painters, Wynick/Tuck Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1992 Luke A. Murphy paintings Ronald Wakkary, Mount St. Vincent University Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia and Hamilton Artist's Inc., Hamilton, Canada Education 1991 Master of Fine Arts, State University of New York at Purchase 1988 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Nova Scotia College of Art And Design Studio And Art History 1985 Bachelor of Science, University of Toronto Physiology And English
Writing and Notes:
» Luke Murphy on Robert Fludd, Technology & Nothing 

» Art and Users
» The Unhappy User PowerPoint  | » The Unhappy User (pdf)
(Why the art-user is the equivalent of the unhappy software-user and why that is ok.)

» Node Thinking
(The world as diagram)

» Randomness and Art, The New Unconscious
Paper given at ZKM as part of conference "What was old is new again"

» The 49 Androgynous Demons
From the "Nag Hammadi Library"