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

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Achivist of the Sky, Zinc Contemporary, Edmonds, WA                                                                         2016
Winds of Change, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA                                                                   2015
Migratory Paths, Gallery 543, Urban Outfitter Naval Yard Headquarters, Philadelphia, PA
Sky Mirrors, Speer Gallery, Haverford, PA                           
Sky Paintings, Philadelphia International Airport, public installation                                                      2014-2016
Murmurations, Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA                                                                      2013
Artifice, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA                                                                                  2008
Urban Camouflage, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, New Hope, PA                                                                2006
Worlds Within Worlds, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA                                                          2006
The Bliss of Growth, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA                                                             2003

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Almost 17 #were still here, Boxheart Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA                                                                                                 2018

Northeast Regional Exhibition, Chris White Gallery, Wilmington, DE                                                      2017

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                                                                  


Emergent Patterns, BoxHeart Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA                                                                             2016
Emergent Patterns, Phipps Conservatory, Pittsburgh, PA                                                                       2016
Spring Gala Exhibition, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA                                                                  2015
5 B’s, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA
Artrageous, Palm Springs Museum of Art, Palm Springs, CA                                                                
Professional Artists Members Exhibiton, Main Line Art Center

Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, DE                                                                                             2014
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

Paddle8                                                                                                                                                     2013
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                                                 

Twist, Southwest Minnesota State University Art Museum                                                                     2012    
UPENN Faculty Exhibition, Addams Hall Gallery                                                                                            
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art Faculty Exhbition                                                                                 
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                                                                                                                  

Works on Paper, C2 Art Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, FL                                                                             2011
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art Faculty Exhibition                                                             

Alter School of Business, Temple University permanent collection                                                     2010    
Summer Faculty Show, UPENN                                                                                                                              
Back on My Feet, Bridgette Mayer Gallery                                                                                                          

Process…, Faculty show, UPENNSeptember                                                                                         2009
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                                                                                                                  

Selected Works, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA                                                                    2008    
Painting Pink Pajamas, Contemporary Art Center of Peoria, IL                                                             
UPENN Faculty Exhibition, Addams Gallery                                                                                                     
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art Faculty Exhibition                                                                                                                                                               

Magical Realism, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA                                                                           2007    
New Works, Bridgette Mayer Gallery                                                                                                                     
Eye to Eye: A Drawing Collaborative, Bridgette Mayer Gallery                                                               
Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, Delaware                         
Annual Juried Competition, Abington Art Center, Jenkinstown, PA                                                       2006                      
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                                        

Out of This World, Melanee Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL                                                                        2005    
AAF - Contemporary Art Fair, New York, NY                                                                                                      
In Depth II, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA                                                                                             

Visible Spectrum, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA                                                                  2004                                        

Wayne Art Center Faculty Show, Bill Scott curator, Philadelphia, PA                                                     2003                      
Circle Show, Philadelphia Cathedral, Philadelphia, PA                                                                              
Works on Paper: 8th Biennial Exhibition, Abington Arts Center, Jenkintown, PA                                  2003
Abstraction 2003, Stage Gallery, Merrick, NY                                                                                                  
Drawing As Drawing, Drawing in Painting, Olmsted Gallery, Penn State Harrisburg,PA          

Gallery Artist Group Exhibition, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA                                            2002                      
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                                                  

Penn Folio Printmaking Exhibition, Burrison Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA                                             2001    
Small Print Show, Penny Fox Gallery, Philadelphia, PA                                                                            
National Spring Open Juried Exhibition, Wayne Art Center, Sam Huntor, Juror                          

Poet and Painters Series, Kelly Writers House, Philadelphia, PA                                                           2000    
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

MFA Exhibition, Meyerson Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA                                  1999
Bowery Gallery, New York City, NY Bernard Chaet, Juror                                                        
Small Print Show, Penny Fox Gallery, Philadelphia, PA                                                                            

MFA Exhibition, Blauhaus Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA                                    1998
James Baird Gallery, St. John's Newfoundland,                                                                                             
Vault Series, New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA                                                                    

Prisma Gallery, Verona, Italy. Catalog                                                                                                        1997
Dreams & Memories, Vita Gallery, Portland, OR                                                                                             
Portland Institute of Contemporary Art (PICA), Portland, OR                                                                 
Children's Museum, Portland, OR                                                                                                                           

Transitions Project, Portand, OR                                                                                                                1996
Vita Gallery, Portland, OR                                                                                                                                            
Children's Museum, Portland, OR                                                                                                                          
Vita Gallery, Portland, Oregon                                                     

Landscapes Lost, Vita Gallery, Portland, OR                                                                                             1995
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington. Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Juror                          

Newport Visual Arts Center, Newport, OR. Paul Misal, Juror                                                                    1994

Gallery 76', Wenatchee, Washington, Faye Jones, Juror                                                                          1993
Pocket Full of Posies, Installation, Portland, OR                                                         

Bibelot Gallery, Portland, OR                                                                                                                      1992


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND REVIEWS
UPENN Women in Arts Interview, http://womeninartinitiative.org/interviews.html                              2015

Fresh Paint Magazine, Issue 7, April 2015, juror, Margaret Winslow                                                   
www.freshpaintmagazine.com
Articulate, WHYY, PBS Series with Jim Cotter, February    http://whyy.org/cms/articulate/
Flights of Fancy, IrishPhiladelphia.com
http://irishphiladelphia.com/2015/02/flights-of-fancy-the-art-of-deirdre-murphy/

News 69, wfmz.com,                                                                                                                                  2014
http://www.wfmz.com/features/onetanktrip/one-tank-trip-sky-paintings-at-philadelphia-international-airport/28111858
Pennsylvania Gazette, September/October                                                                                                    
Reading Eagle, Hawk Mountain Lands at the Airport, April 1, 2014                                                   
69 News, Deirdre Murphy’s Sky Paintings, Allentown, PAApril 10, 2014
Hawk Mountain News, Fall 2014                   

Artblog, Edward Epstein, www.theartblog.org                                                                                            2013
http://www.theartblog.org/2013/09/bird-party-with-holes-to-another-dimension-deirdre-murphys-murmurations-at-painted-bride/
Knight Foundation, Chip Schwartz, www.knightarts.org                                                                          
http://www.knightarts.org/community/philadelphia/deirdre-murphy-murmurations-painted-bride
Versal Foundation, “Color Play: Color Theory”, www.versal.com                                                         

Around Ardmore blog, Meagan Manning, www.aroundardmore.wordpress.com                                    2012

“Visual Thrill Ride”, Peoria Journal Star, November 2                                                                                2008
Amorosi, A.D., "Art If Ice," Art Matters, March                                                                                                    

Fallon, Roberta, “Time Frame”, fallonandrosofblogspot.com, May 5                                                           2007
New American Paintings: Mid-Atlantic, May, Vol #69, Stephen Bennett Phillips Curator      
Rosof, Libby, "Abington's Annual” fallonandrosofblogspot.com, Jan 21                                       

Victoria Donahoe, Philadelphia Inquirer, December 27                                                                             2006

Newhall, Edith. "A New Approach," Philadelphia Inquirer, Dec. 10                                                             2005
Strauss, R.B., A First Friday, The Weekly Press, January 5                                                                          2005
Strauss, R.B., Mayer and Highwire Galleries, aroundphilly.com, January 7                                                2005

New American Paintings: Mid-Atlantic, May Issue                                                                                         2004

The Oncologist, September Issue                                                                                                                2003
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

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

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


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


GALLERY REPRESENTATION
Gross McCleaf Gallery                                                                     Zinc Art + Interior
127 S. Sixteenth St                                                                            102 3rd Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19102                                                                      South Edmonds, WA98020
www.grossmccleaf.com                                                                   www.zincartinteriors.com