Grace McMurray lives between Rathfriland and Belfast in Northern Ireland. She studied Fine Art Sculpture (BA) at Wimbledon College of Art, graduating in 2008.
McMurray won the Arts Club Award at the 2019 Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts and came second in the David Todd/Landmark fine art prize in 2008.
She is a member of the Array Collective who have been nominated for the Turner Prize 2021 alongside Black Obsidian Sound System, Cooking Sections, Gentle/Radical
and Project Art Works
She has been selected to show in the Jerwood Drawing Prize in 2015 and 2017
She has exhibited internationally and nationally.
She has a Preliminary Certificate of Proficiency in Beekeeping.
She is interested in the expanded practice of drawing using ribbon and pattern.