About Ulan Murray and Rachel Burns Murray and Burns
Collaborators in life and art Ulan Murray and Rachel Burns present works of pure beauty and elegance. The sculpture evokes a strong sense of place from around the globe and awaken memories of the past.
Rachel Burns is a practicing artist with 30 years’ experience in the arts industry. She has had over 15 solo exhibitions in Sydney and has an Honours Degree in Creative Arts.
Ulan Murray is a lapsed biologist who has spent the last 10 years consolidating his arts practice.
Bachelor of Creative Arts (Hons), Wollongong University
Bachelor of Fine Arts. Sydney University
Bachelor of Science. Wollongong University.
Diploma of Horticulture. Illawarra Institute of Technology.
Prizes and Awards
Winery Choice Sculpture Award. Yarra Valley Arts
Montsalvat Outdoor Sculpture Award. Yarra Valley Arts
Highly Commended. Hunters Hill Art Prize
People’s Choice Sculpture in the Valley,
Winner of People’s Choice Award Bermagui Sculpture, Bermagui.
Winner of People’s Choice Award Lakes Light Sculpture, Jindabyne.
Scientists Choice Award, Waterhouse Art Prize.
South Australia Museum, Adelaide.
People’s Choice Dr Wendy Wickes Memoriam Prize, Waterhouse Art Prize. South Australia Museum, Adelaide.
Winner Sculpture Prize, Hunters Hill Art Exhibition.
Winner of People’s Choice award.
Sculpture on the Edge. Bermagui
Finalist Wynne Prize. Art Gallery NSW, Sydney.
Winner of the Dame Elizabeth Murdock Sculpture Award.
Winner of people’s Choice Yering Sculpture prize.
Winner of Sculpture Prize. North Sydney Art Prize.
Winner of Now Art Prize, Shaolhaven Arts Centre.
Winner of the Worrowing Studio Residency Prize,
Winner of People’s Choice, Sculpture in the Valley, Kangaroo Valley.
Winner of the Australian National University Residency Prize. Lakes Light. Sculpture, Jindabyne.
Winner of People’s Choice Lakes Light Sculpture, Jindabyne.
Winner Sculpture of Moolarben AcquisitivePrize, Mudgee.
Winner Art of Recycling, Bega Valley Regional Gallery.
2010 Winner People's Choice Award Basil Sellers Art Prize, Moruya.
Winner People's Choice Award Bega Art Awards, Bega Valley Regional Gallery.
2009 Hunter’s Hill Art Prize. (Highly commended)
2001 Highly Commended. Fisher’s Ghost Art Award
1990 Cootamundra Art Prize
1997 Artist in Residence, Wollongong City Gallery
1995 Yirikala Aboriginal Community, Northern Territory
1996 Coen Community Artist, Queensland
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
Price Waterhouse Coopers Legal
Wollongong University Permanent Collection
Australian House and Garden, June 2005
The Sydney Morning Herald, September 2003
The Sydney Morning Herald, July 2002
Art and Australia, Vol. 38. No.3, 2001
2018 Aro Gallery, Sydney.
2011 Sydney, Hunter’s Hill
2010 Ivy Hill Gallery, Wapengo, NSW
2008 Ivy Hill Gallery, Wapengo, NSW
2007 Maunsell Wickes at Barry Stern, Sydney
2006 Ivy Hill Gallery, Wapengo, NSW
2003 Jill Richards Gallery, Sydney
2002 Jill Richards Gallery, Sydney
2001 Jill Richards Gallery, Sydney
2000 Jill Richards Gallery, Sydney
1999 Jill Richards Gallery, Sydney
1998 Maudespace, Sydney
1997 Maudespace, Sydney
1997 Wollongong City Gallery, Wollongong
1996 Maudespace, Sydney