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"Current work continues with formal concerns and memory/fabrication of place; distillation of experience is created through places stripped of superfluous elements. While still influenced by landscape, the canvas is also a site of transition, where shifting impressions or memories are reflected through an ongoing process of obliteration and re-working."
Ivan Murphy was born in Quebec City in 1964. He now resides in Halifax, Nova Scotia. While painting full-time, he also teaches at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Ivan was a member of the Nova Scotia Art Bank Selection Committee in 2004, as well as receiving a Presentation Grant from the Nova Scotia Department of Culture. In 2003 his work was included in a trade mission to Los Angeles with the Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia.