Professor of Art+Design
School of Art+Design
Murray Zimiles has exhibited extensively across the U.S. and in Australia, Scotland, Norway, and France. He was guest curator of the acclaimed 2007–08 exhibition “Gilded Lions and Jeweled Horses: The Synagogue to the Carousel” at the American Folk Art Museum in New York City, and received the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities in 2008.
B.F.A., University of Illinois
M.F.A., Cornell University
Advanced training, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts, Paris
SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities
Museum of American Folk Art Travel Grant
Smart Foundation grant
Dorot Foundation grant
Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL
Brooklyn Museum, NY
First National Bank, Chicago, IL
Jewish Museum, NY
Johnson Museum, Ithaca, NY
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), NY
Museum of Modern Art, Haifa, Israel
National Collection, Washington, D.C.
National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia, PA
Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
Rosenwald Collection, Philadelphia, PA
Royal Norwegian Government Collection, Oslo, Norway
Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel
University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
Gilded Lions and Jeweled Horses: The Synagogue to the Carousel, Brandeis University Press, University Press of New England
The Lithographic Workshop Around the World, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co.
Early American Mills, Clarkson N. Potter Inc.
The Technique of Fine Art Lithography, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co.