Ewan Murray

Ewan Murray was born in Falkirk in 1991, and currently lives in Paris. He studied Painting and Printmaking at the Glasgow School of Art from 2009 to 2013, with an exchange semester at the Ontario College of Art and Design in 2011.


2017 Unswept house, with Ed Hill, Rhett Leinster-Evans, Lindsey McLean, Stephen Polatch,                            David Roeder, Calum Sutherland and Ella Walker. Unit 42 Studios, Hidden Lane, Glasgow

         Landscapes, people, buildingsTelfer Gallery, Glasgow

2016 DUSK, with Frank Dobson and Judith Hagan. Hospitalfield, Arbroath

         John Moores 2016. Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool 

2015 50 Million Painters Can’t Be Wrong. New Glasgow Society

         William’s Palm. McLellan Galleries, Glasgow (curated by Grace Johnston) 

2014 Later Still. 183 Queens Drive, Glasgow

2013 The Woon Foundation Prize for Painting and Sculpture. Gallery North, Newcastle 

2012 The Fleming-Wyfold Award. The Fleming Collection, London 

         Side Order, with Glenn Kennedy and Calum Sutherland. Union Gallery, Glasgow


2016 The World of the Weakest Link, Rough House, The Glue Factory, Glasgow International                            (with Luca George and Anna Danielewicz)

2015 The Weakest Link: The Beginning of Everything. Palazzo Fontana, Venice (with Luca                                George and Frankie Mockett)

Awards and Residencies

Hospitalfield Arts Graduate Residency, Arbroath. 2014

Cheong Kam Hee Art Prize, Woon Foundation. 2013

DWT Cargill Fund Travel Bursary. 2011


John Moores Painting Prize 2016 Catalogue, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 2016

Earth Wire, Grace Johnston and Jamie Kane, with essays by Georgia Horgan, Duncan Marquiss and Maya Tounta, Glasgow, 2015

The Woon Foundation Prize for Painting and Sculpture Catalogue, Gallery North, Newcastle, 2013


Adam Benmakhlouf 'Ewan Murray at the Telfer Gallery, review' The Skinny, Apr 2017

Adam Benmakhlouf 'Painting as Process and Poetry: Ewan Murray and Judith Hagen at Hospitalfield'  The Skinny, Nov 2016

Talks/ additional experience

Visiting Artist's Talk, University of Leeds. October 2017

In conversation with Judith Hagan and Richard Walker, Hospitalfield. November 2016

Live from Hospitalfield at Arbroath Academy. November 2016

Team Leader, Scotland + Venice Learning Programme, Venice Biennale. 2015


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