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Jacky Murtaugh is an Adelaide based contemporary artist working in oils and acrylics. Her return to painting after leaving England in 2009, as seen her build a reputation for the unconventional and extraordinary; becoming known for her vibrant and richly coloured paintings of nature, sparkling renditions of wat… Read More
Jacky Murtaugh is an Adelaide based contemporary artist working in oils and acrylics. Her return to painting after leaving England in 2009, as seen her build a reputation for the unconventional and extraordinary; becoming known for her vibrant and richly coloured paintings of nature, sparkling renditions of water and blinding representations of sunlight. Inspired by a vivid and unfamiliar landscape she captures the fleeting moments and a sense of the ephemeral.

Her current body of work deviates from the representational taking a strong symbolic direction. Natural elements are paired with unnatural colour suggesting logical and emotional experiences of the human psyche. Read Less
2013 Let Them See (Let Them Eat)
2013 Doors of Perception (Glenelg Art Gallery)

2012 Illuminate (Suzie Wong’s Room)
2013 Lancashire Lasses (National Wine Centre)


GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2013 Lifescapes (Geoffrey Stapleton Gallery)
2013 Artfuly (Somedays Gallery - Sydney)
2013 Dance (Geoffrey Stapleton Gallery)
2013 Evolution (Black Diamond Gallery)
2013 Creative Collusion (Mitcham Civic Centre)
2013 … Read More
2013 Lancashire Lasses (National Wine Centre)


GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2013 Lifescapes (Geoffrey Stapleton Gallery)
2013 Artfuly (Somedays Gallery - Sydney)
2013 Dance (Geoffrey Stapleton Gallery)
2013 Evolution (Black Diamond Gallery)
2013 Creative Collusion (Mitcham Civic Centre)
2013 This is Australia (Geoffrey Stapleton Gallery)


2012 Everything You Can Imagine Is Real
(Suzie Wong’s Room)
2012 Waters Vicinity (Glenelg Art Gallery)
2012 Five Ways (Garden Gallery)
2012 SALA @ Stamford (Glenelg Art gallery)
2012 Edge of Reality (Gallery One)
2012 Bike Art Adelaide (City Realty)


2011 Andamento (Gallery One)

SHOWS:
2012 Mylor Art Weekend


2011 Port Art Prize
2011 Golden Grove Art Show
2011 Blackwood Art Show
2011 Campbell Town Art Show


2010 Port Art Prize
2010 Adelaide Cathedral Art Show
2010 Royal Adelaide Show

AWARDS:
2013 Winner:
The Austral Emerging Artist Award (SALA)

2013 Second Prize: PCAC exhibition “Evolution”

2012 Finalist:
The Austral Emerging Artist Award (SALA) Read Less
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