Michael Murphenko (Murphy) was born in 1974 in Glasgow, Scotland, grew up in Australia, lives and works in Kyiv, Ukraine. Studied art at St. Lukas Art School, Brussels, Belgium. Main exhibitions: Insectoids and Reptiloids – In Search of Harmony (A. Aytiev Kyrgyz National Museum of Fine Arts, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 2011; Red Dot Art Fair, Miami, USA, 2010; XXIV World Congress of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, Beijing, PRC, 2009), Labyrinth (Zeh Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2011), Inner Light (National Arts Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2010), Mavka or Ukraine still hasn’t died (Zeh Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2009), Heartworm New York (Tadzio Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2007), Open (The Arts Club, London, UK, 2007) Hilism (Ukrainian Institute of America, New York, USA; Tadzio Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2007), Do you Remember Love? (L-Art Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2004), Talking in Black (Museum of Ukrainian Heritage, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2002). Works of Michael are included in the collections of various private collectors in Ukraine, Belgium, United Kingdom and USA.

Michael Murphenko