Selected Advertising Photography

• 1998 - Present

Selected advertising agencies - Saatchi & Saatchi, M&C Saatchi, TBWA, VCCP, Leo Burnett, FALLON, Ogilvy, BMB, Lowe Worldwide, BBDO/CLM, Paris, H5, Paris, BWM, Sydney, Australia. McCann Erickson London and Paris. Selected clients - Sony, The Labour Party, Department of Trade & Industry, Royal Bank of Scotland, Halifax, Telstra Bigpond Telecommunications, Australia, Auchan Supermarkets, France, Volotea Airline, Spain, Easyjet, Eon, Ikea, Thomson.

Selected Editorials

• 2018 – Musee Magazine, New York. Pleasure in Leisure, Travel Feature

• 2018 – FD Magazine, The Netherlands - Essay Saddleworth: Responding To A Landscape.

• 2018 – British Journal of Photography – Essay Saddleworth: Responding To A Landscape.

• 2018 - IMA, Magazine, Japan - Essay Saddleworth: Responding To A Landscape publication.

• 2015 – Under The Influence - Nosiey Music Channel (VICE) work included and interviewed for a documentary about 2 Tone Ska.

• 2015 - The Independent Magazine – Portrait of Author Joanne Harris.

• 2014 – Feature Shoot, Shoppers - Captures the Diverse Characters Found In a Bristol Shopping Mall.

• 2014 – Port Magazine, Pleasure in Leisure.

• 2014 – Port-Magazine, Stripper Photo Essay and moving image film.

• 2013 – Port-Magazine, Top Five Matthew Murray’s Ska.

• 2012 - Dazed Digital (Dazed and Confused magazine). Ska

• 2007 - Post District News, New York, U.S.A. Todays Advertising Images

• 2006 - Vision Magazine, China. Luminous

• 2004 - The Observer Magazine, Poppleganger.

• 2003 – Freeye Magazine, The Netherlands. Front cover photograph and interview.

• 2003 - Dwell Magazine, San Francisco, U.S.A. Portrait of Steven Arnott at the Knightsbridge Hotel, London.

• 2002-2005 - i-D Magazine.

• 2000-2008 - Campaign Magazine.

• 2000-2007 - Creative Review.

Exhibitions, Solo

• 2020 - Arenig Fawr, Lacock Abbey Fox Talbot Museum.

• 2018 - Saddleworth: Responding To A Landscape, ElliottHalls Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

• 2017 – Saddleworth: Responding To A Landscape, Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham - Arts Council of England Funded.

• 2012 – Murray’s World, Amsterdam Photography Festival, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

• 2011 – Murray’s World Gallery Vassie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

• 2006 – Factor 15, The New Art Gallery, Walsall, UK.

• 2005 – Skins, TBWA, London

• 2004 – Red Pants, Hug Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

• 2004 – Poppleganger, Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK.

• 1996 – Heartlands People, Birmingham Central Library, UK. Selected Exhibitions, Group

Exhibitions, Group

• 2019 - Now That’s What I call Love, The Photocopy Club, Hart Club, London.

• 2018 - Hit The North Exhibition, Manchester, UK. (Curated by Greg Hobson)

• 2014 – Unseen Amsterdam, Matthew Murray, Jason Oddy, Susannah Baker-Smith.

• 2013 – Unseen Amsterdam, Matthew Murray, Christopher Bucklow, Michelle Sank.

• 2012 – Unseen Amsterdam, Matthew Murray, Norman Parkinson, Brian Duffy, Michelle Sank

• 2009 – Open Exhibition Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, UK.

• 2008 – Knight of the Camera, Birmingham, UK.

• 2007 – Lianzhou Photo Festival, Shanghai, China.

• 2006 – Les Rencontres d’Arles Photographie, Arles, France.

• 2005 – Made in Britain, Huis Marseille, Foundation for Photography, Amsterdam, Holland. Other Artists include, Antoni & Alison, Craig Ames, Christopher Bucklow, Susan Derges, Elaine Constantine, Chino Otsuka, Michelle Sank, Nigel Shafran, Clare Strand, David Trainer and Naglaa Walker.

• 2002 – Knock Down Ginger, Seventy Years of Street kids, The Photographers’ Gallery, London, UK. Other Artist include, Bert Hardy, Thurston Hopkins, Humphrey Spender, John ‘Hoppy’ Hopkins, Shirley Baker and David Trainer.

• 2002 – Something Old, Something New, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham, UK

• 2001 – Paris Photo, Le Carrousel Du Louvre, Paris, France.

• 2000 – Tickled pink, The Photographers’ Gallery, London, UK.

• 1998 – Levis Gallery, London, UK.

• 1997 & 1995 – The John Kobal Portrait Award, The National Portrait Gallery, London, The Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland, The Royal Photographic Society, Bath.

Monograph

• 2017 – (2017) Saddleworth: Responding To A Landscape, Essays by Martin Barnes and Richard Billingham and Maartje van den Heuve. ISBN - 978-90-826894-0-2.

• 2015 – (2015) Pleasure in Leisure, Café Royal Books.

• 2013 – (2013) Ska, Schilt Publishing. ISBN-10: 9053308121.

Selected Book Sections

• 2014 - Winner of the Association of Photographers Awards Open Category 2014 - The 31st AOP Photography Awards book 2014. Association of Photographers (Great Britain), London. ISBN 0957389132, 9780957389137

• 2002 - Beyond Disruption: Changing the Rules in the Marketplace. In: Beyond Disruption: Changing the Rules in the Marketplace. John Wiley & Sons, UK, pp. 205-213. ISBN 10:0471218995

• 2001 - Matthew Murray winner of the Association of Photographers Awards Lifestyle Category 2001. In: The 17th Awards Hardcover. Association of Photographers (Great Britain), London, pp. 10-12. ISBN -10: 0190204915 ISBN-13: 978-0190204914

• 2001 – Paris Photo 2001 Catalogue - A selection of work exhibited at Paris Photo - Le Carrousel Du Loure - through the Photographers' Gallery, London. In: Paris Photo 2001. Paris Photo, Gent - Belgium, p. 138. ISBN 2912760062

• 1998 - Sean, 1996 included in the Coming to Light Exhibition and Catalogue Birmingham Museum and Arts Gallery. In: Coming To Light. Birmingham - Libraries and Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham, p. 125. ISBN 0709302282

Selected Awards

• 2019 - Tokyo International Photography Awards, Book/Nature, Silver Award - Saddleworth: Responding To A Landscape.

• 2018 – International Photography Awards, Professional Book, Monograph, Winner -Saddleworth: Responding To A Landscape.

• 2018 - Arts Council of England, Creative Development Award.

• 2016 – International Photography Awards, Honourable Mention in 4 separate categories.

• 2016 – Arts Council of England, Grants for the Arts Award, Saddleworth: Responding To A Landscape.

• 2015 – The Association Of Photographers, Open Awards Stills and Series Category, Finalist.

• 2014 – The Association Of Photographers, Open Awards Category, Winner.

• 2014 – The International Photography Awards, Honourable Mention in 3 separate categories.

• 2012 – The International Street Photography Awards, Finalist.

• 2006 – Arts Council of England, Artistic Development Fund.

• 2001 – The Association of Photographers Awards, Winner Lifestyle category.

• 1998 – The Observer John Hodge Award, Shortlisted.

Talks/Presentation

• 2019 – Falmouth University Photography MA - Informing Context.

• 2019 – Inspirational Speaker Event - QUAD, Derby. A funded programme – STEAM photo - which gives a free opportunity for students and teachers across Derby and Derbyshire - Other speakers include Brian Griffin.

• 2018 – East Meets West Materclass - FORMAT International Photography Festival/QUAD & Grain/Projects. Portfolio review with PhD, postgraduate and undergraduate students and presentation, other speakers include Paul Hill and Peter Dench.

• 2018 – Redeye - Hit The North Exhibition, Manchester.

• 2017 – Responding To A Landscape Symposium – MAC, Birmingham, Matthew Murray, Richard Billingham, Jem Southam and Crystel Lebas - produced by Nicola Shipley at Grain Projects.

• 2017 – Falmouth University Photography BA (Hons).

• 2016 – The Natural History Museum, London - Photography a Visual Language talk: The Landscape Document.

• 2013 - Cheltenham Literary Festival. Ska photobook.

• 2013 – Design Bridge, Amsterdam - Presentation and talk on my practice and influences to the creatives.

• 2013 – Ska Moving Portraits Talk - FOAM Amsterdam Focusing on Ska the culture and the published photobook.

Gallery Representation

• 2017 – Present ElliottHalls Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

• 2016 – Present Artsy – Artsy are a resource for art collecting and education.

• 2003 – 2017 Gallery Vassie Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

• 2000 – 2004 The Photographers’ Gallery, London.