• 16 December 2014

    Alex Seton – Two new exhibitions

    We are excited to announce two solo exhibitions by Alex Seton, at McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park and Linden Centre for Contemporary Art. The exhibitions continue the exploration of asylum seekers that begun with the installation ‘Someone died trying to have a life like mine’ at the 2014 Adelaide Biennial ‘Dark Heart’. Following the two shows […]

  • 18 November 2014

    Natasha Bieniek – The National Portrait Gallery

    Another reason to visit our nations capital, Natasha Bieniek is exhibiting at the National Portrait Gallery as part of ‘In the Flesh’ exhibition featuring other prominent artists including Ron Meuck, Patricia Piccinini and Sam Jinks. Current until 9 March, 2015. Read more about the exhibition here. 

  • 18 November 2014

    The Australian War Memorial

    We are looking forward to seeing Alex Seton’s work ‘As of Today’, installed in it’s permanent home. From the 12th of December, this piece together with Ben Quilty’s ‘After Afghanistan’ exhibition, will be on display at the Australian War Memorial.

  • 18 November 2014

    12 Days of Christmas

    In the spirit of Christmas and in the tradition of the Advent calendar, we invite you to view twelve works by twelve artists over twelve days. From Tuesday the the 25th of November we will be featuring one significant new work from an artist at 12pm every business day of the campaign leading up to […]

  • 12 November 2014

    G20 Weekend

    A note that the gallery will be closed over the G20 long weekend, and will re-open to standard gallery hours on Tuesday the 18th of November.

  • 12 November 2014

    Danie Mellor – commission

    Danie Mellor will deliver the largest public art commission for a commercial office building in Australia to 480 Queen Street. It will feature imagery of a natural rainforest environment digitally printed onto 350 square metres of laminated glass panels and wrapped around the interior of the 480 Queen Street’s Ravine – a two-level public space […]

  • 7 November 2014

    Monica Rohan – Nancy Fairfax Artist in Residence

    Monica Rohan is currently the Nancy Fairfax Artist in Residence at the Tweed River Art Gallery, here is a photo of her working away in the studio.

  • 1 November 2014

    Forthcoming exhibition

    “Initially defensive, Fitzgerald’s work appears as laborious attempts to bind, assimilate, and integrate scavenged material from past destruction. This is demonstrated through organic architectural sculptures, inspired by archaeology and the natural world” Beth Jackson, 2014 Jason Fitzgerald is next on the exhibition calendar, opening on the 11th of November with his exhibition: ‘Scavenger of the […]

  • 2 October 2014

    ABC Mental As Art Auction

    Ben Quilty and Robert Malherbe have donated works to the ABC Mental As online Art auction, which is raising funds for mental health research. The auction goes live today and finishes on Sunday the 12th of October. There are 10 paintings in all with some fantastic artists on board. Please click here for further information […]

  • 26 September 2014

    Hill End

    Habitus Living have covered a great review of our recent exhibition Hill End which featured the work by Guy Maestri, Robert Malherbe and Luke Sciberras. Please click here to read more.

  • 25 September 2014


    Jan Murphy Gallery is thrilled to announce that we are now representing the very talented Guy Maestri. His first solo exhibition is scheduled for February 2015. Welcome Guido!

  • 11 September 2014

    Video Interview, James Guppy

    Hear James speak about his current exhibition ‘How Sweet is the Shepherd’s Sweet Lot!’ in this video interview

  • 30 August 2014

    Finalist, the Black Swan portrait prize

    Congratulations to Leslie who has been selected as a finalist in the Black Swan portrait prize for his self-portrait pictured below.

  • 30 August 2014

    Monica Rohan – finalist Redland Art Award 2014

    Congratulations to Monica Rohan on being selected as a finalist for Redland Art Award 2014.

  • 29 August 2014

    Robert Malherbe – finalist Redland Art Award 2014

    Congratulations to Robert Malherbe who has been named a finalist in the Redland Art Awards for 2014. See Robert’s work in our exhibition: Hill End current until the 6th of September.

  • 20 August 2014

    A.J. Taylor – Finalist, John Leslie Art Prize

    Congratulations to A.J. Taylor on being listed as a finalist for the 2014 John Leslie Art Prize for his work: Hawkesbury 9. More information on the prize can be found here.

  • 5 August 2014

    Danie Mellor – National Museum of Scotland

    Danie Mellor features in exhibition: Danie Mellor: Primordial: SuperNaturualBayiMinyjirral at The National Museum of Scotland. The exhibition will present new work on paper that explores his own dual indigenous and European heritage. Inspired by National Museum Scotland’s World Cultures Collection, Primordial is Mellor’s first exhibition in Scotland. In the exhibition, Mellor responds to to a diverse array of content referencing […]

  • 2 August 2014

    Forthcoming exhibition, Hill End

    Art Almanac have covered our forthcoming exhibition Hill End, featuring Guy Maestri, Robert Malherbe and Luke Sciberras. They say: Curated by Ben Quilty, Jan Murphy Gallery is presenting these works which were painted en plein air by this tight knit group. Hill End has an artistic link to such great artists as Russell Drysdale, Donald […]

  • 1 August 2014

    Michael Muir – Winner, 2014 Mosman Art Prize

    Congratulations to Michael Muir for winning the 2014 Mosman Art Prize. Read more about the prize here. 

  • 29 July 2014

    Ben Quilty – Sunrise, Channel 7