b.1984, Sligo, Ireland.


EDUCATION 2014-2018:

Meisterschueler, Fine Art Painting, (class of Amy Sillman/Monika Baer) HFBK Staedelschule, Frankfurt am main, Germany

2009-2010: Diploma in Contemporary Dance, Sunnhordland FHS, Norway
2003-2007: BA Fine Art Painting (honours), NCAD, Dublin, Ireland
2006: Erasmus exchange, Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig (HGB), Germany



Solo exhibition, Amanda Wilkinson, London, U.K. SOLO AND TWO PERSON



PANTING, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin, Ireland 2018
Bounty, with Diana Copperwhite, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin, Ireland 2017
Naked Cheerleaders in My Chest, Deborah Schamoni, Munich, Germany 2016
Summertime Witchcraft, with Anders Dickson, The Fort, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A
Hands Laid On, with Kathy Tynan, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin, Ireland 2015
Stufng, with Bradley Davies, Johanne/Staedelschule project-space, Frankfurt am main, Germany 2013
Guano Fruit, Ormond Studios, Dublin, Ireland GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Vision X, curated by Diana Copperwhite, RHA, Dublin, Ireland
Silver, curated by Kevin Kavanagh, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin, Ireland
High Day, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin, Ireland 2018
Winter Exhibition 2018, Custom House Gallery, Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Island Life, Kevin Kavanagh at Custom House Gallery, Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Various Others, hosting Project Native Informant, Deborah Schamoni, Munich, Germany
THE SAME AS EVER, BUT MORE SO, curated by Miriam Bettin, Braunsfelder, Cologne, Germany After Rubens, Staedelschule graduate exhibition, The Staedel Museum, Frankfurt am main, Germany Staedelschule Rundgang 2018, Frankfurt am main, Germany 2017
Staedelschule Rundgang 2017, Frankfurt am main, Germany
And Creatures Dream... A new Language, curated by Catherine Bowe and Helen Gaynor, Wexford County Council Buildings and Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford, Ireland
Pressing your face in wet grass, curated by Henning Strassburger, Private Of Space, Frankfurt am main, Germany 2016
Düsseldorf Jahresgaben 2016/2017, curated by Eva Birkenstock, Düsseldorf Kunstverein, Düsseldorf,


Comfort, One Foot in Door, with Nolico Taki/Sathit Sattarasart, Frankfurt am main, Germany
Opals, curated by Vincent Honore, Galleri Opdahl, Stavanger, Norway
Die Marmory Show III, Guilty Pleasures, with Eva Birkenstock, Deborah Schamoni, Munich, Germany Staedelschule Rundgang 2016, Frankfurt am main, Germany
The Limited Sphere, organised by Peter Brock, 321 Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A 2015
Here 'n' Now, curated by Anne Hendrick, Sinead Ni Mhaonaigh and Chanelle Walshe, Greenacres Fine Art, Wexford, Ireland
Panorama, curated by Chanelle Walshe and Kathy Tynan, Pallas Projects, Dublin, Ireland
Staedelschule Rundgang 2015, Frankfurt am main, Germany 2014
Stranger Shores, curated by Peter Burns, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Patient Staring, curated by Paul Doran, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford, Ireland 2010
Something tells me it's all happening at the zoo, curated by Davey Moore, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin, Ireland 2007
NCAD Graduate Exhibition, Dublin Ireland ART FAIRS
Paris Internationale, group, Deborah Schamoni, Paris, France
Frieze, group, Amanda Wilkinson, London, U.K.
Art Cologne, collaboration with Arcadia Misia, group, Cologne, Germany
Vue Art Fair, group, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin Ireland
Frieze, with Judith Hopf, Deborah Schamoni, London, U.K. TALKS
Aileen Murphy and Lucy Stein in conversation, Making connections seminar, The Artists Way, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin, Ireland
Artist talk, Frankenthaler, Frankenstein, Feelings, NCAD, Dublin, Ireland 2016
Ingrid Lyons in conversation with Aileen Murphy and Kathy Tynan, Hands Laid On, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin, Ireland 2014
Paul Doran in conversation with Aileen Murphy, Emma Roche, Anne Hendrick, Patient Staring , Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford, Ireland AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES
Arts Council of Ireland, Travel and Training award. 2009
Sim Residency, Icelandic Association of Visual Arts, Reykjavik, Iceland PUBLICATIONS Hands Laid On, Kathy Tynan and Aileen Murphy. Edited by Benjamin Staford published by Kevin Kavanagh, 2016




Aileen Murphy, Panting at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Circa Art Magazine, Julia Dubsky, 5th November, 2019 Panting Aileen Murphy, The Irish Times, Aidan Dunne, October 8th, 2019 Various Others at Deborah Schamoni, Contemporary Art Daily, October 24th, 2018 Can a New Gallery Initiative Rebrand Munich's Art Scene? Frieze, /Opinion, Kristian Vistrup Madsen, September 20th, 2018 Munich Says Its Art Scene Doesn't Get Enough Attention. Can a New Gallery Share Program Change That?, Artnet News, Kate Brown, September 18th, 2018 Art Review: Bounty, The Sunday Times, John P O'Sullivan, August 19th, 2018
Milk, Brown Review, iamnotapainter, James Merrigan, August 14th, 2018
Its all to much and too little in this world of bounty, The Irish Times, Aidan Dunne, August 14th, 2018 Japanese gardens and model villages: the week's visual arts highlights, The Irish Times, Aidan Dunne, July 11th, 2018
Reginal Delicacies, Artforum, Diary, Kristian Vistrup Madsen, April 26, 2018
Emanating Happiness: "Naked Cheerleader in My Chest" by Aileen Murphy at Deborah Schamoni Galerie Munich, Blouin Artinfo, January 04, 2018
The best art exhibitions to catch this weekend, The Irish Times, Gemma Tipton, Aidan Dunne, July 6th, 2017
Artists dare to dream, Maria Pepper, The Gorey Guardian, June 24th, 2017
Die Marmory Show III, Guilty Pleasures at Deborah Schamoni, Contemporary Art Daily, July 12th, 2016 Secret pleasure, In Munich, "THE MARMORY SHOW III: Guilty Pleasures" tests the limits of eroticism, Monopol Magazine, Ronja Merkel, 24th May, 2016
Hands Laid On, review, Aidan Wall, Totally Dublin, January 2016
Stranger Shores, Paint-tube word press, Michael Hill, June 2015
Patient Staring, Shower of Kunst Blogspot, Susan Edwards January 15, 2015