David Murray is recognised as one of the country’s foremost conceptual glass artists and ranks among New Zealand’s most skilled mould–makers.
He completed his training at the School of Art, Otago Polytechnic, in 1987 and further developed and refined his glass casting techniques working with leading New Zealand glass artists, Ann Robinson and Emma Camden.
Murray has received international acclaim for his evocative sculptural forms of the Hunter, Gatherer, Cradle and Territory.
Murray is a past winner of the prestigious Australasian Ranamok Award. He has exhibited widely overseas including New York, the Ebeltoft Glass Museum in Denmark, Florida, Chicago and Hong Kong. His work is held in a number of corporate, public and private collections both in New Zealand and overseas including the collections of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa and the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs.