My work is a witness to my particular perception, my awareness and my drive to gather the evidence of our existence, of the connectedness of our experience and the creation of a personal iconography that becomes universal in its humanity. – Anne Murray
Anne Murray creates work about identity, borders, and the relationships that we develop in our lives both as individuals and citizens to these important factors. As a dual national of America and Ireland, she seeks to understand identity as a global citizen and to develop a personal understanding of the worldwide community. Her work addresses the outside world through a world within, a place of introspection and depth. She is a visual poet, crafting video and photography to work along with her voice and personal writing, enriching the visual experience through her poetry. Mastering art-photography Murray stands as a global artist truly expressing an art with no borders. She enlightens with her beautiful pieces the poetry of unities above diversities.
Anne Murray obtained an MFA and MS in Art History from Pratt Institute in New York City and a BFA from Parsons School of Design in Paris. She has exhibited her work in London, Paris, Shanghai, Istanbul, Los Angeles, New York, and Budapest. Her work can be found in the White House Permanent Collection and the Collection of Prints and Photographs at the Main Branch of the New York Public Library. She was the recipient of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Scholarship for Pratt in Venice and the China Unlimited Creative Contest Award for Photography; amongst the jurors were Chinese Vice Premier of Education and Culture, Liu Yandong, and European Commissioner of Education and Culture, Tibor Navracsics.
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