NICOLE MURRAY
West End, Queensland - Australia



Original Artworks (3)

Nicole Murray; Beach Banyan, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 60 x 90 cm. Artwork description: 241  The puzzle of draping roots of a banyan tree grows on the beach in North Queensland, infused with piercing reflected light. ...
Nicole Murray
Original Oil Painting, 2007
60 x 90 cm (23.6 x 35.4 inches)
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Nicole Murray; Fiddleship The Ship In Fu..., 2002, Original Sculpture Mixed, 400 x 860 mm. Artwork description: 241 The airy beauty of a ship is created out of musical instruments, carried on sails of sheet music.  Using the negative space between the wave form and the deck ( made from a fiddle) to describe the keel shape, the details of the boat include tin whistles for ...
Nicole Murray
Original Mixed Media Sculpture, 2002
400 x 860 mm (23.6 x 35.4 inches)
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Nicole Murray; DanceUpTheSun, 2001, Original Painting Acrylic, 1220 x 915 mm. Artwork description: 241 Dance Up The Sun ( May Day) . Every May Day at dawn, the Massed Morris sides from south- east Queensland gather on Mt Coot- tha, overlooking Brisbane, to dance up the sun.  This extraordinary sight gave Nicole an opportunity to paint the lightening sky against the silhouetted dancers.  ...
Nicole Murray
Original Acrylic Painting, 2001
1220 x 915 mm (23.6 x 35.4 inches)
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Artist Statement

Australian artist Nicole Murray is a painter, illustrator, sculptor and musician.

Working from her studio in Maleny, she creates figurative works which fire the imagination through their narrative and their beauty. She is currently painting a series of sculptural banyan figs, working in oils and acrylics. Landscapes of the local Maleny area and lively images of musicians also deck the studio at the moment.

Previous projects have included: a series of paintings and collages of musicians, dancers and other participants in the Australian folk music scene; children's book illustrations for "Blik", by Sandy McCutcheon, published in April 2002; paintings on books, literally using books as the substrate and investigating themes drawn from books; and working with folk duo Cloudstreet, touring Australia and internationally. ...

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