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McSweeneys 47 winter 2014

McSweeney's Issue 47

New American Paintings | Selections from the MFA Annual

Carson Murdach | Recent Work

Temporary Art Review

The Rumpus

The Struggling Blogger



Outer Space

CCA Grad Show






2004-2006            California College of the Arts, MFA Painting and Drawing 

1996-2000            Washington State University, BFA Sculpture, Minor in Art History                    

1999                 University of Georgia; Lamar Dodd School of Art, Studies Abroad Cortona, Italy 



2001-2002           River Dog Fine ArtsChimicum WA. Apprentice, Lost Wax Process         


Solo Exhibitions


Outer Space- Washington DC, Ahoy, Polloi! by Carson Murdach


Shasta College Art Gallery- Redding CA, Carson Murdach: Course of Empire


Steven Zevitas GalleryBoston MA, Carson Murdach: Recent Works




Texas Tech University- Lubbock Texas,Earthbound Moon introduction

San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)-30th art auction


San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)- NextNew: Green

Southern ExposureSan Francisco CA, Pop Noir

Southern ExposureSan Francisco CA, 9th Annual Monster Drawing Rally

Gallery at Tacoma Community College- Tacoma WA, Environmental Art Exhibition


Johansson Projects- Oakland CA, Collapsitalism

San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)28th Annual Fall Art Auction

Root Division- San Francisco CA, 7thAnnual Art Auction

Root Division- San Francisco CA, Introductions 2008. Juried by Kate Eilertsen, Amy Ellingson and Jack Fischer

Marin MOCANavato CA, Realities and Illusions, 2008 National Juried Exhibition, Juried by Kenneth Baker- San Francisco Chronicle

Fringe ExhibitionsLos Angeles CA, 23E Studios presents “Disembody”

San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)- San Jose CA, “Crater Bay Area”

Art Chicago “Next”- The Invitational Exhibition of Emerging Art, Steven Zevitas/OSP Gallery


Aqua Art MiamiMiami FL. Steven Zevitas/OSP Gallery

Oakland Art Gallery- Oakland CA. 2x2, 6th Anniversary exhibition

Oakland Art Gallery- Oakland CA. “City: Surface” Annual guest proposal show

Steven Zevitas Gallery- Boston MA.Open Studios Press MFA Annual Exhibition


Ego Park Gallery- Oakland CA, Welcome Home

Visual AidSan Francisco CA,“Big Deal”, fundraiser for life-threatened artists

California College of the Arts-San Francisco CA MFA Graduate Exhibition

Lobot Gallery-Oakland CA Virus- Opening for 1,554 artists


Southern Exposure- San Francisco CA.“Mayhem” 15th Annual Juried Exhibition, juried by Julie Joyce of Luckman Fine Arts

Pro Arts Gallery- Oakland CA. “New Visions: Introductions 2005”

Swell Gallery- San Francisco CA. CCA/SFAI joint exhibition

Karpeles Manuscript Museum-Tacoma WA.


(CoCA) Center for the Contemporary ArtsSeattle WA. “Little things Count”


The Gallery at Tacoma Community CollegeTacoma WA. 1st Annual Juried Local Art Exhibition 



Texas Tech University , Landmark Art Gallery- Lubbock, Texas. Art Without                             Limits: Farther Regions 


McSweeneys-Timothy McSweeneys Quarterly Concern issue 47-  Panoramic Artist 

ZYZZYVA- Cover Artrist #93 winter 2011

San Jose Mercury News- 'Green' show at San Jose art institute is uncommon look at popular term” July 20, 2009 March 27, 2009

The News Tribune- “The Gallery at TCC Gets Environmental” Review by Rosemary Ponnekanti January 14, 2009

Weekly Volcano Alternative Newsweekly Tacoma/Olympia- “Environmental Art” Review by Alec Clayton January 15, 2009

San Francisco Bay Guardian- Local Artist of the week, Sept 17-23, 2008

San Francisco Chronicle- August 16, 200796 Hours, Visual Arts section

New American Paintings: 70- July 2007, vol. 12, issue 3 Imagined Empire by Marty McCorkle 2006 CCA MFA Show



Jurors choice- 2009The Gallery at Tacoma Community College

San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)- 2nd prize 2008 “Crater Bay Area”drawing contest

New American Paintings: MFA Annual 2005-2006, Juried by Linda Norden, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University

Richard K Price Scholarship- CCA 2005-2006

Merit Award- 2003 Northwind Art Center- Port Townsend

Peoples Choice Award- 2003, The Gallery at Tacoma Community College



Shasta College, Permanent Fine Art Collection - Redding, California

Charles Hespe- San Francisco

Lex Leiheit- San Francisco

Louisiana Pacific- Tacoma WA.

Abbot Bronstien- Oakland, CA

Abe Garfield- San Francisco