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Glenn Murray

United States

Born in 1956

Joined Artisor: February 2024

Artist Stats

Total pieces for sale: 2


Glenn Murray is a traditionally trained, contemporary realist painter known for his striking depictions of classic americana. His paintings invite viewers to enter the scene and recall a feeling. Primarily a studio painter, he works mainly in oil and acrylic. He creates his paintings using traditional methods of laying down thin transparent washes of color to reach the result. Glenn continues to explore classic themes intent on sharing an American vision with others. His work is included in private collections and has received numerous awards in national and international competitions. Glenn is currently the president of the Academic Artists Association.

“When I was young, I would spend hours looking at the way light and shadow played upon various objects. Color and function fuel my love of classic American styles. Starting with photographs as a reference, I imagine the stories behind my paintings and apply layers of paint to create a unique effect. If you can recall a feeling from viewing my painting, then I have done my job!”

Bio Author: I.G.O.R. Show in Scottsdale

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B.S. Art in Urban Life – Springfield College 1982

M.A. Strategic Studies – Naval War College 2012


2023 – Best Metal and Chrome Award

International Guild of Realism Fall Salon, Scottsdale, AZ

2023 – Marguerite & Francis Walker Memorial Award

73rd Annual Juried Exhibition, Vernon, CT

2022 – Third Place

James Library Center for the Arts Exhibition, Norwell, MA

2022 – Director’s Choice Award 

International Guild of Realism Exhibition, Annapolis, MD

2022 – Excellence Award in Acrylic 

Academic Artist Association Exhibition, Vernon, CT


2023 – Mark Twain Library Art Show, Reading, CT

2023 – International Guild of Realism Fall Salon, Scottsdale, AZ

2023 – Academic Artists Association 73rd Annual Juried Exhibition, Vernon, CT

2022 – James Library & Center for the Arts Juried Art Exhibition, Norwell, MA

2022 – International Guild of Realism Exhibition at the McBride Gallery, Annapolis, MD 

2022 – Academic Artist Association 72nd National Juried Annual Exhibition, Vernon, CT


“Intrinsic Beauty”, American Art Collector Magazine, June 2022, Issue 208

“Articulture Arrives in Westfield”, The Westfield News, April 21, 2018

“Executive Artists” The Boston Tab, January 28, 1992, Cover Story

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