Michael Gurhy


Location: London
Website: www.exquisitedecadence.com

Michael Gurhy is an MA Graduate from Central St Martins. He currently lives and works in London as an artist and designer. Blurring the lines between Fine Art and Fashion Michael has received much recognition for both his Art Practice and also his more recent venture into the world of fashion. Awards include The University College of Cork (UCC) Purchase Prize Award selected by the Glucksman Gallery for the UCC Collection. The Arts Festival Prize Award selected by Cork Institute of Technology and The Installation/Video Award from Cork Film Centre. Michael has also shown regularly in The Cork Film Festival and was the first recipient of the €5000 Crawford Open Artist Award. In 2012 Michael was shortlisted by fashion Designer Joanne Hynes for The Gillette Venus Design The Dress of Your Dreams Competition 2012


On Transience, Solo Exhibition, Hackney Picturehouse, London, July 2014

Vanquished by Love, Solo Exhibition, Maison Bertaux, 28 Greek Street, Soho London, April/May 2013

Art & Style, Display Window at Brown Thomas, Patrick Street, Cork, Ireland, May 2012

Thanatos, Solo Exhibition of Video and Photography, University College Cork, July/August 2012

Bittersweet, Works by contemporary Irish and International Artists, Doswell Gallery, Rosscarbery, Ireland, February 2010/Macroom Town Hall Gallery, Cork, August, 2010

Central Saint Martins MA in Fine Art Graduation Exhibition, Charing Cross Road, London, September 2009

Central Saint Martins MA in Fine Art Auction, Charing Cross Road, London, 2009

MA in Fine Art Interim Show, Bargehouse St, Oxo Tower Wharf, London, January 2009

Binocular Group Show, Kingsgate Gallery, London 2008

The Third Bicycle Byam Shaw Postgraduate Group Show, Lauderdale Gallery, London, 2008

My Space and I, An Exhibition of Selected works from the University College Cork's collection, West Cork Art Centre, Skibereen, Cork, Ireland, September 2008

X'hibit 08, Showcase of Selected student work, 65 Davis Street, London, May, 2008

The Sleep Of Reason, Crawford Open, Crawford Munical Gallery, Cork, Ireland, November 2007

Beyond Form, Tigi Filli Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland, 2007

Death and Desire Group Show, Sirius Arts Gallery, Cobh, Ireland, April, 2007

Objects of Desire, RDS Student Art Awards Exhibition, RDS Concert Hall, Dublin, Ireland, August, 2006

Hung Well, Crawford College of Art and Design Degree Show, Crawford College, Sharman Crawford Street, Cork, Ireland, June, 2006