solo exhibitions

2014
Winner: Gallipoli Art Prize 2014
Landscapes inscapes Idris Murphy and Paul Martin 15th April - 10th May 

2013
Everywhen: King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
9th July - 3rd August
download the catalogue here

2011
Interrogating Appearances: King Street Gallery on William, Sydney

2010
I & Thou; Survey Exhibition 1986 -2008: Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, NSW 
Idris Murphy: Bett Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania 

2009
I & Thou: King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
I & Thou; Survey Exhibition 1986 -2008: Hazelhurst Regional Art Gallery, NSW

2007
new paintings: King Street Gallery on William, Sydney

2005
equillibrium of contradictions: king street gallery on burton, Sydney, Axia Gallery, Melbourne

2004
desert paintings: king street gallery on burton, Sydney
contemporary australian prints: from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales John Gordon Gallery (in assoc. with king street gallery on burton), Coffs Harbour, NSW

2003
flags of convenience, king street gallery on burton, Sydney

2002
Desert Country, Axia Modern Art, Melbourne

2001
petrichor, king street gallery on burton, Sydney
Recent Work, Bonython Meadmore Gallery, Adelaide

1999
works on paper, king street gallery, Sydney
landskips, king street gallery on burton, Sydney
Recent Work, Axia Modern Art, Melbourne

1997
real presence, king street gallery on burton, Sydney

1995
constant revision, king street gallery on burton, Sydney

1993
other roads, king street gallery on burton, Sydney

1990
New Work, Editions Southbank Galleries, Melbourne

1989
Recent Work, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
New Work, Editions Southbank Galleries

1987
Selected Prints- Sydney Theatre Company, Wharf Theatre, Sydney

1986
Recent Work, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

1984
Recent Work, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

1983
Recent Work, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
Orange Festival, Orange, NSW

1982
Recent Work, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

1978
Upstream Galleries, London

1974
Recent Work, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

1972
Recent Work, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney

group exhibitions

2013  
The AWC Mornington Sanctuary Kimberley Exhibition, Mary Place, Paddington 7th August - 31st August

2012  
Not the Way Home: SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney / NERAM / Orange Regional Gallery / Broken Hill Regional Gallery / Stella Downer Fine Art Sydney / Walcha Art Gallery
KIAF/12 Korean Art Fair, Seoul Korea
THE BIG PICTURE: King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
MAF 12 Melbourne Art Fair, Artist Profile Magazine, Melbourne VIC
Buratti Fine Art, Perth WA
Virtual Reality Newcastle University, Newcastle NSW

2010  
On This Island, Meeting and Parting: Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre, NSW  
Everything and Nothing: King Street Gallery on William, Sydney 
Recent Acquisitions: Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, NSW
Three Artists [Euan Macleod, Idris Murphy & Ann Thompson]: Bega Valley Regional Gallery, NSW 
Recent Acquisitions: Charles Sturt University Art Collection, Wagga Wagga, NSW 
Prints From Cicada Press [curated by Michael Kempson] Bowen Galleries, Wellington, NZ 

2009
Damien Minton Gallery, Sydney  

2008
Stations of the Cross 2008 St Ives Uniting Church, Sydney
Plein Air Painting Prize NSW Parliament House, Sydney

2007
Five x Five Ivan Dougherty Gallery, COFA University of NSW, Sydney

2006
Going Out There Alliance Francaise, Paris, France
king street gallery at doggett street studios (cummings, elliott, murphy, penrose hart, sages), Brisbane
Painting 2006 John Gordon Gallery, Coffs Harbour, NSW
Kedumba Drawing Prize Kedumba Gallery, Wentworth Falls, NSW

2005
Kedumba Drawing Award Kedumba Gallery, Blue Mountains Grammar, Wentworth Falls
Kings School Art Prize Parramatta, NSW
Going) Out There - Responses to the Remote lands around Fowlers Gap Arid Zone Research Station North of Broken Hill, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

2004
Spectrum 2004, [FONAS], Parliament House, Sydney
Fleurieu Prize for Landscape, South Australia

2003
64 years, king street gallery on burton
An Approachable Landscape, Axia Modern Art

2002
Two Thirds Sky- artists in desert country, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre, Sydney
A Silver Lining & A New Beginning, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, COFA, UNSW
common ground, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre

2001
floating, king street gallery on burton
Our Place: Images of Coffs Harbour & Region, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, NSW
Views, king street gallery, sydney
Landscapes, Artists Ties Gallery, Canberra
last show of the year, king street gallery on burton

2000
Southern Sydney Artists, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre
last show of the year, king street gallery on burton
MelbourneArtFair2000, king street gallery, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne

1999
Schools & Universities Invitational Millennium Art Prize, Schools & Universities Club, Sydney
last show of the year, king street gallery on burton

1998
Staff Exhibition, Ivan Dougherty Gallery
last show of the year, king street gallery on burton

1996
In Process, Ivan Dougherty Gallery
first night, king street gallery
The Outback Art Prize, Broken Hill City Art Gallery, NSW
gallery artists, king street gallery

1995
Ironsides, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney
The French Embrace, Alliance Francaise, Sydney

1994
Common Ground, University of New South Wales; Broken Hill City Art Gallery, NSW
gallery artists, king street gallery on burton
Australian Contemporary Art Fair4, Royal Exhibition Building

1993
Editions Southbank Galleries
Virtu, Ivan Dougherty Gallery

1992
The Book and Print Show, University of Wollongong
Manu et Mente, Ivan Dougherty Gallery
Australian Exhibition- Contemporary Binding, National Library of Australia, Canberra
Critic’s Choice, Macquarie Galleries
Blake Prize for Religious Art, Blaxland Gallery, Sydney & touring Australia

1991
The Artist- The Printmaker, Editions Southbank Galleries
The Book and Print Show, University of Wollongong; Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, NSW; Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewers Bequest, NSW

1990
Editions Southbank Galleries

1988
Art Collegium, University of Technology, Sydney
Heretic, National Library of Australia, Canberra

1987
Bushweek, Queensland Arts Council, Brisbane and Queensland Regional Art Centre
Tribute to Lloyd Rees, Macquarie Galleries
Rainforest Show, Macquarie Galleries

1986
Wynne Prize Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

1984
Orange Festival, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane
Wynne Prize Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales

1983
Bushweek, Macquarie Galleries

1982
Wynne Prize Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales

1981
Sulman Prize Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales

1980
Sulman Prize Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales

1978
Red Show, Thumb Gallery, London