Name
Arthur James Murch
Also known as Arthur J. Murch
Gender
Male
Roles
  • Artist (Painter)
  • Artist (Draughtsman)
  • Artist (Sculptor)
  • Designer (Textile Artist / Fashion Designer)
Other Occupation
  • apprentice fitter (ANZSIC code: 224) 1917 - 1924 John Heine Foundry Sydney, NSW
  • Engineer's draughtsman (ANZSIC code: 692) 1924 John Heine Foundry Sydney, NSW
Tags:
Angophora
Classical influence
Central Australia
War memorial
Public Art
Mural
Archibald Prize
Birth date
8 July 1902
Birth place
Croydon, Sydney, NSW
Death date
3 September 1989
Death place
Avalon, New South Wales
Active Period
  • c.1923 - c.1975
Residence
  • 1902 - 1925 Croydon, Sydney, NSW
  • 1925 - 1927 Europe
  • 1927 - 1936 Croydon, Sydney, NSW
  • 1936 - 1939 Europe & United Kingdom
  • 1939 - 1940 Switzerland (Stranded at outbreak of War)
  • 1940 - c.1942 Willoughby, Sydney, NSW
  • 1942 - 1943 Darwin, NT (Official war artist on assignment)
  • 1943 - c.1948 Newport Beach, NSW, Australia
  • 1948 - 1989 Avalon, New South Wales
Training
  • art classes, 1921 - 1924 Royal Art Society School, Sydney, NSW
  • Sculpture, 1923 - 1925 East Sydney Technical College, Darlinghurst, NSW
  • sculpture, 1925 Academie Julian, Paris, France
  • Sculpture, 1926 - 1927 Chelsea Polytechnic, London, England, UK
Cultural Heritage
  • British
Languages
  • English
Initial Record Data Source
  • Legacy data. Source 'unknown'