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
1991

Solo Exhibitions

2016
2015


2014 - 2016
2013
2008
2006
2006
2003

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018

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Selected Publications & Reviews


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Residencies

2015
1998
1990
1985

Accolades & Awards


2006
2004
2004
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2003
2001
2000

Public Collections

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gallery Representation

 

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

 

Achivist of the Sky, Zinc Contemporary, Edmonds, WA                                                                
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                           
Sky Paintings, Philadelphia International Airport, public installation                                                                         
Murmurations, Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA                                                                         
Artifice, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA                                                             
Urban Camouflage, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, New Hope, PA                                                  
Worlds Within Worlds, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA                                           
The Bliss of Growth, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA



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

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

Emergent Patterns, BoxHeart Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Emergent Patterns, Phipps Conservatory, Pittsburgh, PA

Spring Gala Exhibition, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA
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
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
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
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

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

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

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                                                                                                                  

Selected Works, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
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                                 
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                                                 
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                                               
AAF - Contemporary Art Fair, New York, NY                                                                                                      
In Depth II, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA                                                                                             

Visible Spectrum, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA                                                                           

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          

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                                                  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bibelot Gallery, Portland, OR




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

News 69, wfmz.com,                                                                                                                  
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, PA, April 10, 2014
Hawk Mountain News, Fall 2014                   

Artblog, Edward Epstein, www.theartblog.org                                                           
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                       

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

Fallon, Roberta, “Time Frame”, fallonandrosofblogspot.com, May 5                                           
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                                               

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, aroundphilly.com, January 7                                   

New American Paintings: Mid-Atlantic, May Issue                                                                               

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



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

 


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


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



Gross McCleaf Gallery               
127 S. Sixteenth St                                                                           
Philadelphia, PA 19102                                                                   
www.grossmccleaf.com       

Zinc Art + Interior
102 3rd Avenue
South Edmonds, WA98020
www.zincartinteriors.com

BoxHeart Gallery
4523 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224
(412) 687-8858
www.boxheartgallery.com