JAMIE McMURRY has been an active organizer, educator and artist in the fields of performance, installation, video and conceptual art for more than 20 years. Originally from Yakima, Washington, he currently resides in Los Angeles, California. McMurry’s work has most recently been exhibited at the Buzzcut Festival, Glasgow – 2015; MV Studio, London – 2015; Defibrillator Gallery, Chicago – 2014; University of Hildesheim, Germany – 2013; Boston Center for the Arts – 2013 and 2014; Miami International Performance Art Festival – 2013; National Gallery of Art, Sopot, Poland – 2013; Existence Festival, Brisbane – 2012.
He taught performance, video and sound as a visiting artist faculty member at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (2003-2005) and at Art Center College of Design, Pasadena (2007-2009). Most recently he has conducted workshops and artist talks at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago; National Review of Live Art, Scotland; University of Hildesheim, Germany; University of Vina del Mar, Chile. He has recently presented and published writing at the College Art Association 2014, in the Total Art Journal and for French art magazine DOCKS. In 2014 he was a Franklin Furnace Fund recipient.