Deirdre Murphy is a contemporary painter.

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Please see Deirdre's (growing) list of shows and exhibitions, as well as her impressive resumé.

Education

2000 M.F.A. Painting, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
1991 B.F.A. Painting and Printmaking, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

Solo Exhibitions

2016 Achivist of the Sky, Zinc Contemporary, Edmonds, WA
2015 Winds of Change, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Migratory Paths, Gallery 543, Urban Outfitter Naval Yard Headquarters, Philadelphia, PA
Sky Mirrors, Speer Gallery, Haverford, PA
2015-2016 Sky Paintings, Philadelphia International Airport, public installation
2013 Murmurations, Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA
2008 Artifice, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2006 Urban Camoflauge, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, New Hope, PA
Worlds Within Worlds, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, New Hope, PA
2003 The Bliss of Growth, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, New Hope, PA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 Almost 17 #were still here, Boxheart Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2017 Northeast Regional Exhibition, Chris White Gallery, Wilmington, DE
Spaces: Place making in the 21 Century, New Bedford Art Musuem, New Bedford, MA
Industrial Design NOW, University of the Arts, Philadlephia, PA
Biggs Picture 2017, Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, DE
Spring Gala Exhibition, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA
2016 Emergent Patterns, BoxHeart Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Emergent Patterns, Phipps Conservatory, Pittsburgh, PA
2015 Spring Gala Exhibition, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA
5 B’s, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PAA
Artrageous, Palm Springs Museum of Art, Palm Springs, CA
Professional Artists Members Exhibiton, Main Line Art Center
2014 Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, DE
Zinc Art + Interiors, Edmonds, WA
Jewels & Treasures, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA
Professional Artists Member Exhibition, Main Line Art Center
CFEVA Invitational Show, Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
2013 Paddle8
InLiquid Members Exhibition, Crane Building, Philadelphia, PA
Ballet X Benefit Exhibition, Bridgette Mayer Gallery
UPENN Faculty Exhibition, Addams Hall Gallery
Signs & Systems, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia
Art from the Gardens, Shipley School & Jenkins Arboretum
2012 Twist, Southwest Minnesota State University Art Museum
UPENN Faculty Exhibition, Addams Hall Gallery
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art Faculty Exhibition
PaFa Women Artists, Baldwin School Exhibition, Bryn Mawr, PA
Summer Group Show, Gross McCleaf Gallery
Re-Generation, The Painting Center, New York
Cerulean Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2011 Works on Paper, C2 Art Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art Faculty Exhibition
2010 Alter School of Business, Temple University permanent collection
Summer Faculty Show, UPENN
Back on My Feet, Bridgette Mayer Gallery
2009 Process…, Faculty show, UPENN September
Summer Faculty Show, UPENN
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art Faculty Exhibition
Back on my Feet, Bridgette Mayer Gallery
Fox Chase Business Center, Tyler University, PA
Forever Young, Abington Art Center
2008 Selected Works, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Painting Pink Pajamas, Contemporary Art Center of Peoria, I
UPENN Faculty Exhibition, Addams Gallery
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art Faculty Exhibition
2007 Magical Realism, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA
New Works, Bridgette Mayer Gallery
Eye to Eye: A Drawing Collaborative, Bridgette Mayer Gallery
Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, Delaware
2006 Annual Juried Competition, Abington Art Center, Jenkinstown, PA
Red, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia
Works on Paper/Faculty Exhibition, Addams Gallery, University of Pennsylvania
What Planet are You From, Melanee Cooper Gallery, Chicago IL
2005 Out of This World, Melanee Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL
AAF - Contemporary Art Fair, New York, NY
In Depth II, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA
2004 Visible Spectrum, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2003 Wayne Art Center Faculty Show, Bill Scott curator, Philadelphia, PA
Circle Show, Philadelphia Cathedral, Philadelphia, PA
Works on Paper: 8th Biennial Exhibition, Abington Arts Center, Jenkintown, PA
Abstraction 2003, Stage Gallery, Merrick, NY
Drawing As Drawing, Drawing in Painting, Olmsted Gallery, Penn State Harrisburg,PA
2002 Gallery Artist Group Exhibition, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Penn Folio, Korean National University of the Arts, Seoul, Korea
National Juried Exhibition, Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY
Summer Group Exhibition, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Young & Fun: On Paper, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2001 Penn Folio Printmaking Exhibition, Burrison Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Small Print Show, Penny Fox Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
National Spring Open Juried Exhibition, Wayne Art Center, Sam Huntor, Juror
2000 Poet and Painters Series, Kelly Writers House, Philadelphia, PA
Group Exhibition, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA Claudia Gould, Curator
Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA Barbara Grossman, Juror
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Meyerson Gallery, University of Penn, Philadelphia, PA
1999 MFA Exhibition, Meyerson Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Bowery Gallery, New York City, NY Bernard Chaet, Juror
Small Print Show, Penny Fox Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1998 MFA Exhibition, Blauhaus Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
James Baird Gallery, St. John's Newfoundland, Canada
Vault Series, New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA
1997 Prisma Gallery, Verona, Italy. Catalog
Dreams & Memories, Vita Gallery, Portland, OR
Portland Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA), Portland, OR
Children's Museum, Portland, OR
1996 Transitions Project, Portland, OR
Vita Gallery, Portland, OR
Children's Museum, Portland, OR
Vita Gallery, Portland, Oregon
1995 Landscapes Lost, Vita Gallery, Portland, OR
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington. Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Juror
1994 Newport Visual Arts Center, Newport, OR. Paul Misal, Juror
1993 Gallery 76', Wenatchee, Washington, Faye Jones, Juror
Pocket Full of Posies, Installation, Portland, OR
1992 Bibelot Gallery, Portland, OR

Selected Publications & Reviews

2015 UPenn Women in Arts Interview
Fresh Paint Magazine, Issue 7, April 2015, juror, Margaret Winslow
Articulate, WHYY, PBS Series with Jim Cotter, February
Flights of Fancy
2014 News 69, wfmz.com
Pennsylvania Gazette, September/October
Reading Eagle, Hawk Mountain Lands at the Airport, April 1, 2014
69 News, Deirdre Murphy’s Sky Paintings, Allentown, PA, April 10, 2014
Hawk Mountain News, Fall 2014
2013 Artblog, Edward Epstein, www.theartblog.org
Knight Foundation, Chip Schwartz, www.knightarts.org
Versal Foundation, “Color Play: Color Theory”, www.versal.com
2012 Around Ardmore blog, Meagan Manning, www.aroundardmore.wordpress.com
2008 “Visual Thrill Ride”, Peoria Journal Star, November 2
Amorosi, A.D., "Art If Ice," Art Matters, March
2007 Fallon, Roberta, “Time Frame”, www.fallonandrosofblogspot.com, May 5
New American Paintings: Mid-Atlantic, May, Vol #69, Stephen Bennett Phillips Curator
Rosof, Libby, "Abington's Annual” www.fallonandrosofblogspot.com, Jan 21
2006 Victoria Donahoe, Philadelphia Inquirer, December 27
2005 Newhall, Edith. "A New Approach," Philadelphia Inquirer, Dec. 10
Strauss, R.B., A First Friday, The Weekly Press, January 5
Strauss, R.B., Mayer and Highwire Galleries, www.aroundphilly.com, January 7
2004 New American Paintings: Mid-Atlantic, May Issue
2003 The Oncologist, September Issue
Matthew Freedman, catalogue essay "Bliss of Growth", June
R.B. Strauss, "A Shining Talent in a solo debut", Daily Local News, July 15
Roberta Fallon, "Murphy's Law", The Philadelphia Weekly, July 16-22
Lori Hill, "First Friday Focus", City Paper, June 6
Edward Sozanski, "Patterns of Delight", Philadelphia Inquirer, June 27
Victoria Donahoe, "Array of Fresh Works", Philadelphia Inquirer, May 4

Residencies

2016 Artist in Residence, Powdermill Nature Reserve
2015 Artist in Residence, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton, PA
1998 Artist in Residence, Pouch Cove Foundation, Newfoundland
1990 Artist in Residence, Vermont Studio Center
1985 Ambassadorial Scholarship, Rotary Foundation, Kurume, Japan

Accolades & Awards

2006 Janet & Stan Angelo Award for Excellence, Abington Art Center
2004 Second Round Finalist, Pew Fellowships in the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Grant recipient, Pennsylvania Council for the Arts
Commission, Abington Art Center Print
2003 Window of Opportunity Award, Leeway Foundation
2001 Newman Award, Wayne Art Center, National Spring Exhibition
2000 Jurors Award, Wayne Art Center, National Spring Exhibition

Public Collections

Baywest Development Firm, San Francisco, CA
Colorado Springs Fine Art Center Museum, Colorado Springs, CO
Philadelphia International Airport, Philadelphia, PA
Garces Dental Company, Philadelphia, PA
Glenmede Trust Wealth Management Firm, Philadelphia, PA
Bank of Wilmington, Wilmington, DE
Gamblin Artists Colors Company, Portland, OR
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
AlphaMed Press, Durham, NC
Temple University, Fox School of Business, Philadelphia, PA
Logan Circle Condominiums, Philadelphia, PA