Visual Arts Faculty

Katie Murray

Katie Murray headshot

Photo courtesy Katie Murray


Katie Murray is a photographer and video artist living in New York City. She received a BFA from the School of Visual Arts and an MFA from Yale University School of Art. She has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions including Fish Island Gallery, NY (2022); TOPS Gallery, Memphis, TN (2017); European Capital of Culture -Wroclaw (2016); Athens Photo Festival Greece (2016); The Barbara Walters Gallery at Sarah Lawrence College (2014); The Photographers’ Gallery (2013); College of the Canyons Art Gallery (2012); HomeFront Gallery, NY (2011); World Class Boxing, Miami (2010); Kate Werble Gallery, NY (2009); International Center for Photography (2008); White Columns, NY (2004); Jen Bekman Gallery (2004); Queens Museum of Art, NY (2004); and The Yale Art Gallery, CT (2000). She received the New York State Residents Grant for Excellence in Photography, the Robin Forbes Memorial Award in Photography, the Barry Cohen Award for Excellence in Art and was a nominee for the Anonymous Was a Women Grant. Murray’s work has been published in various books and catalogues to include Dear Dave Magazine, The New York Times Magazine, Fortune Magazine and Vice Magazine, among others. Daylight Books published Murray’s first monograph All the Queens Men in 2013, and ASMR4 published Ordinary Matter, an artist's book in 2018. Murray has curated group exhibitions including "Housed" at the Alice Austen House (2010), "On the Waterfront" (2016) at 583 Gallery, NYC, and she is a contributing member of ASMR4. Her work is in the collection of the Perez Art Museum, Miami, FL; The Museum of the City of New York, NY; The Yale Art Gallery, New Haven, CT; and The Museum of Modern Art Library Collection, NY. Murray was a faculty member in the Art Departments at New York University, Sarah Lawrence College, School of Visual Arts, and the International Center for Photography. She is currently a faculty member in the Art Departments at Hunter College and Princeton University.


Publications + Exhibitions

That Shadow, My Likeness” — exhibition at TOPS Gallery, February 24-April 2, 2022

What About the Horses” by photographer Katie Murray — Booooooom Feature, May 10, 2020

2018 Lucie Award Recipient — Dear Dave, magazine feature



Campus Address

Program in Visual Arts
185 Nassau Street