Oscar Murillo (born 1986 in La Paila, Colombia) is a Colombian artist working within the painting tradition. He currently lives and works in London.
Murillo’s solo exhibitions include Yarat Contemporary Art Centre in Baku, Azerbaijan (2016-7); Museo de Arte de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá; Centro Cultural Daoíz y Velarde, Madrid; Performa 15, New York and Artpace, San Antonio (all 2015); The Mistake Room, Los Angeles (2014) and South London Gallery (2013).
The artist has also participated in numerous international group exhibitions and biennials, including the Sharjah Biennial 13 (2017) and the 56th Venice Biennale (2015).
Critic Legacy Russell has said that the artist explores ‘the body in transit’, while curator Hans Ulrich Obrist has spoken of a ‘blurring between art and life’ occurring in Murillo’s multidisciplinary works.