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Artist Joan Murray


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Biography


Joan Murray was born in 1956 and grew up in the Chicago area. She has loved drawing and painting since childhood but pursued a career in medicine. Due to her love of the western landscape she moved to Idaho in 1993 to practice neurology. In 1997 she relocated her neurology practice to Bozeman, Montana. Since retiring her medical practice at the end of 2006, she has been able to fully pursue her first love of oil painting.  
 
National and International Juried Exhibitions:

2015 National Oil & Acrylic Painters' Society Spring International Online Exhibition
2014 Oil Painters of America Western Regional Exhibition - Carmel, CA
2014 Salon International - San Antonio, TX
2013 Cumberland Society National Exhibition - Nashville, TN
2013 Juried Oil Painters of America Salon of Traditional Oils National Exhibition - Petoskey, MI
2013 National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society On-Line Exhibition
2011 American Impressionist Society National Exhibition – Carmel, CA
2011 Salon International Exhibition – San Antonio, Texas
2010 Paint the Parks Top 100  - on National Tour
2007 Paint the Parks Mini50  - on National Tour

Plein Air Competitions:  Plein Air Painting on the Yellowstone - 2013
 
Awards:

BoldBrush Painting Competition Favorite 15% - April 2014 _ "Three Domes, San Miguel"
BoldBrush Painting Competition Favorite 15% - August 2013 - "Squint"
Plein Air Painting on the Yellowstone 2013- Patron's Purchase Award & Honorable Mention - "Flyfishing the Yellowstone"
BoldBrush Painting Competition Favorite 15% - January 2013 -“Lazy Afternoon, Vernazza”
SourceTek 2012 Catalog Cover Contest Finalist – May 2012 - “Reflections Along the Quay”
“Award of Excellence” for “Reflections Along the Quay” in the 2011 American Impressionist Society National Exhibition
BoldBrush Painting Competition Favorite 15% - March 2011 - “Reflections Along the Quay”
RayMar Annual Fine Art Competition Finalist - March 2011 - “Reflections Along the Quay”
RayMar Annual Fine Art Competition Finalist - January 2011 - “Catalan Boats”
FineArtViews Painting Competition Favorite 15% - November 2010 -“Catalan [...]

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