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Marcus Murison

Marcus  Murison
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My practice is concerned with the overlooked and unacknowledged objects and situations that occur in our everyday urban environment. These chance encounters that arise through the action of walking are then documented through photography. The ephemeral and the liminal situations that I am drawn to may be overlooked simply because they are deemed as detritus or barely regarded then passed by many times. Through the act of painting I hope to highlight the observatory processes that happen during the act of walking and also raise the significance to this type of observation. The paintings are an attempt to create an interesting dialogue between objects, situations and their environmental context.
2013 – 2014 - HNC Art and Design North East Scotland Collage, Aberdeen Scotland
2014 – 2018 - 1st Class, BA HONS Painting, Grays School of Art Aberdeen, Scotland
2018-19 Year of Young People Commission Creative Funding
Aberdeen City Council
RSA: Fleming Wyfold Art Foundation Award



Upcoming:
‘Am I Using Material, or is Material Using Me?’ Group Show at The Anatomy Rooms,Residents Programme, Look Again Festival 6th- 13th June.


2019
'Real Nourishment' Solo Show at The Anatomy Rooms, Aberdeen, Scotland 18th- 21st April
RSA: Fleming Wyfold Art Foundation Award
RSA New Contemporaries, Royal Scottish Academy Edinburgh, Scotland
Visual Arts Scotland 'ALIGHT' Graduate Showcase, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland

2018
Hospitalfield Graduate Residency, Arbroath, Scotland
'TRAJECTORY' Group show, BP Atrium Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland
'The End', Group Show at No.8 Aberdeen, Scotland
Coordinator / Curator at No.8 Summer Programme August -September
RSA New Contemporaries Selected artist
VAS Graduate Showcase Shortlisted artist
Visual Arts Scotland Associate
Hector Memorial Prize Fund
BGF Commission Prize
Degree Show, Grays School of Art, Aberdeen, Scotland
Curating Team for Catherine Ross' Graduate in Residence Show, 'Hindsight' at Grays School of Art, Aberdeen Scotland
Pre Degree Show, Edinburgh Palette. Edinburgh, Scotland

2017
Oslo, Norway - Copenhagen, Denmark - Carnegie Trust’s Vacational Scholarship Award in partnership with Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland
Shortlisted for ENGIE E&P UK Ltd Scholarship.

2016
'Below the Beams', Group show at Musa, Aberdeen, Scotland
'Looking Forward', Group show Pentland Gallery,Aberdeen, Scotland
Assistant at Frank Dobson, Ewan Murray and Judith Hagan Exhibition at Hospitalfield, Arbroath, Scotland
'C 19'
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  • 'C 19'
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'Ease'
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  • 'Ease'
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'Certain Things are Likely'
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  • 'Certain Things are Likely'
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'Centrum'
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  • 'Centrum'
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'Look Down'
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  • 'Look Down'
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'You and Me Both'
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  • 'You and Me Both'
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