Holly Murkerson (b. 1982, Lakeland, FL) lives in Chicago, Illinois, where she received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2010). Murkerson was a Fall 2015 Artist in Residence at Ox-Bow School of Art, and will be a Ragdale Resident Artist in 2017. Selected exhibitions include So Weit, die Zukunft [SWDZ] (Vienna, Austria), Rockford University (Rockford, IL), Columbia College (Chicago), Andrew Rafacz, (Chicago), Columbia University (New York),  Julius Caesar (Chicago) and the Evanston and Vicinity Biennial (Evanston, IL). Murkerson is also a Co-Director of Adds Donna, a collaborative and artist-run gallery space in Chicago.

 
 

Selected Texts

Judd, Jason. "More Distant Objects." Exhibition essay for Ultra Deep Field, October 20 – November 14, 2014

Mead, Amanda. “Holly Murkerson – Landlocked Blue.” The Chicago Arts Archive, August 27, 2011.

Ruiz, Steve. “Infinite Tundra.” Art Slant Chicago, August 8, 2011.

Francis, Sean. “Julius Caesar: Small but mighty.” Chicago Tribune, August 4, 2011. Pg. 62-63.


hollymurkerson@gmail.com

C.V. available upon request.