Curriculum Vitae

Contact: post4carson@yahoo.com 


Publications:

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

ZYZZYVA

 

Outer Space

CCA Grad Show

 

 


CV

Resume2013.pdf

Education

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 

 

Internship

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

 

Solo Exhibitions

2013                    

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

2011                 

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

2008                 

Steven Zevitas GalleryBoston MA, Carson Murdach: Recent Works

 

Exhibitions 

2010                   

Texas Tech University- Lubbock Texas,Earthbound Moon introduction

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

2009               

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

2008 

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

2007                  

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

2006                  

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

2005                  

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.

2004               

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

2003                   

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

Curator

2014                   

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

Publications

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

Spraygraphic.com-www.sprayblog.net/spraygraphic-interview-with-artist-carson-murdach/ 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

Artmapoakland.com- Imagined Empire by Marty McCorkle

FecalFace.com- 2006 CCA MFA Show

 

Honors

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

 

Collections

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