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    Contemporary Paintings

    Oils on Canvas and Linen

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  • Have a Cow

    Stereogram Drawings

    Two independent drawings become one

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Tim S. Murphy - Paintings

Contemporary Oil Paintings

Billund Winter

Oil on Canvas

Billund Morning

Billund Morning

Oil on Canvas

Enfield Sky

Enfield Sky

Oil on Canvas

Bicoastal Dunes

Bicoastal Dunes

Oil on Canvas

Dune landscape with trees and a rabbit

Dune landscape with trees and a rabbit

Oil on Canvas

Self Reflection

Self Reflection

Oil on Canvas

Natural Flight

Natural Flight

Oil on Panel

Donna

Donna

Oil on Canvas

Tim S. Murphy - Drawings

Traditional Drawings, Stereogram Drawings and Installations

Have A Cow

Have A Cow

Stereogram Drawing - Graphite on Paper

800lbs

800lbs

Stereogram Drawing - Graphite on Paper

I've got a lemur onmy back

I've got a lemur onmy back

Stereogram Drawing - Graphite on Paper

Glowing Bunny

Conte Crayon on Paper

Compass house bricks

Compass house bricks

Graphite on Paper

Enfield CT

Enfield CT

Graphite on Paper

Three Bricks

Three Bricks

Graphite on Paper

Conversion at the Fugitive Art Center

"Conversion" at the Fugitive Art Center

Installation: This exhibit uses Twinkies® to draw parallels between the effects of Mad Cow Disease on brain tissue and the state of installation art

Tim S. Murphy - Resume

Education, Galleries, Museums, Teaching, Media REVIEWS and PUBLICATIONS

EDUCATION
MFA, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
BFA, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Departmental Honors, Boston, MA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017 Tim Murphy - The Gallery at the Noah Webster Library, West Hartford, CT
2000 Chalk Circles - Destination Gallery, Nashville, TN
1999 Conversion: Anne Rose Tiggoni - Fugitive Art Center, Nashville, TN
1997 Perceptionism - University Club Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
1996 New Realism - University Club Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
1991 Kuwaiting - The Primal Plunge Gallery, Allston, MA
1990 Tim Murphy - Paintings - Blue Knuckle Theatre, Boston, MA

MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS
2017 Nor’Easter: 47th Annual Juried Members Exhibition - New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
1999 Cheekwood Museum Instructors' Show - Cheekwood Museum, Nashville, TN
1997 Hypnagogia - Parthenon Museum, Nashville, TN
1987 Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Staff Show - Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, MA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 Contours - The Golden Thread Gallery, West Hartford, CT
2017 RED – The Gallery at the Noah Webster Library, West Hartford, CT
2016 Simplicity - The Golden Thread Gallery, West Hartford, CT
2015 25th Annual Carriage House Exhibition - Art League of New Britian, New Britian, CT
2014 Faculty Exhibition - Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT
2013-2014 Brick House Expansion - LEGO Corporate Center, Enfield, CT
2011 Making It - University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2011 Retrospective: Untitled’s 20th Anniversary - Nashville, TN
2011 Philly Photo Day - Philadelphia, PA
2010 The One Fifty/One Fifty Show - Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA
2008 Unzipped - Icebox Project Space - Crane Arts Building, Philadelphia, PA
2008 Painted Into a Corner Part II- University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2007 Painted Into a Corner Part I- Milk Depot, Philadelphia, PA
2007 InLiquid Benefit V.7.0 Icebox Project Space - Crane Arts Building, Philadelphia, PA
2007 Four Streets Apart -Two Philadelphia Painters,Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Elkins Park, PA
2006 Visions of Liberty - National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA
2005 Works In Progress - University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2005 The Artful Philadelphians - Krasdale Galleries - New York, NY
2005 Draw a Crowd - APS, Boston, MA
2005 Art Endures - Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA
2004 Main Line Art Center 67th Annual Members' Exhibition - Haverford, PA
2004 The Fugitive Art Center's 5th Anniversary Show - Nashville, TN
2003 Main Line Art Center 66th Annual Members' Exhibition - Haverford, PA
2003 William Penn Charter School 2003 Juried Art Show - Penn Charter School, Philadelphia, PA
2002 South Boston Open Studios - The Distillery, Boston, MA
2001 Juried Paintings - Providence Art Club, Providence, RI
2000 2000 Elephants: Benefit for the Elephant Sanctuary - Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN
2000 Glow VII - 328 Performance Hall, Nashville, TN
1999 New Art - New Space - Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN
1999 artGENERATOR 1, ArtSynergy, Nashville, TN
1999 NeA’s Artstravaganza ’99, Nashville, TN
1999 Rutherford County Center for the Arts - Murfreesboro, TN
1999 O'More College of Design Faculty Show - Gresham & Smith, Nashville, TN
1999 Glow VI - Untitled at the Fugitive Art Center, Nashville, TN
1999 Introduction - Fugitive Art Center, Nashville, TN
1998 Lost in the Crowd - Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN
1998 One Night Stand - Marathon Village, Nashville, TN
1998 Glow V - Untitled at the Cannery, Nashville, TN
1997 Shameless Self Portraits: Untitled Exposes Itself - 328 Performance Hall, Nashville, TN
1997 Live & Active - Marathon Village, Nashville, TN
1997 Glow IV - Nashville Entertainment Association, Nashville, TN
1997 N.E.A. Extravaganza - Dark Horse Theatre, Nashville, TN
1996 Artopia - Marathon Village, Nashville, TN
1996 Black and White - 12th & Porter, Nashville, TN
1996 Nashville What's the Big Idea - Untitled at the Cannery, Nashville, TN
1996 Royalty - 12th & Porter, Nashville, TN
1996 The Glow Show III - Untitled at the Cannery, Nashville, TN
1995 Vaanguard - VAAN Gallery at the Cannery, Nashville, TN
1995 Winterfest - VAAN Gallery, Nashville, TN
1994 Voices in the Machine - EMU Gallery, Eugene, OR
1993 Evil Twin Productions @ the Piano Factory - Piano Factory Gallery, Boston, MA
1992 Paper Prayers - Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, MA
1992 DeLory-Murphy - Evil Twin Gallery, Allston, MA
1991 Foursight - Piano Factory Gallery, Boston, MA
1989 Six Visions - Piano Factory Gallery, Boston, MA
1988 Arteries - Massachusetts College of Art Gallery, Boston, MA
1988 DeLory, Mullaney & Murphy - Tower Gallery, Boston, MA
1987 North River Arts - North River Gallery, Marshfield, MA

SELECTED REVIEWS/PUBLICATIONS
Donohoe, Victoria “Tyler’s Produce Gallery” Philadelphia Inquirer, February 4, 2007
Rosof, Libby “Jon Manteau and Tim Murphy: Four Streets Apart” Artblog, February 1, 2007
Bostick, Alan “3 artists shine at 3 galleries” The Tennessean, March, 5 2000
Peterson, Evelyn “Murphy art exhibit” The Review Appeal, March, 1 2000
Wibking, Angela “On the Edge” Nashville Scene, April 6, 2000
Outlaw, Adrienne “Conversion @ the Fugitive” Radio Interview - WPLN-FM Nashville, December 1999
McClean, Paul “Where Art Thou?” In Review, November 16, 1999
Roland, Tom “Three Visions” The Tennessean, June, 20 1999
Bostick, Alan “Zeitgeist spaces out in Hillsboro Village” The Tennessean, May, 3 1999
McClean, Paul “To Have And Have Not” In Review, April 1, 1999
Bostick, Alan “New talent to found in the crowd” The Tennessean, August 2, 1998
Taylor, Ben “New Artist Series II: Lost in the Crowd” Nashville Scene, July 23, 1998
Bostick, Alan “Glowing reviews for alternative artists” The Tennessean, March 27, 1998
Knowels, Susan “Lost in the Crowd” Number Magazine, Issue 35 ,1998
Ribar, David “Signs of a developing visual-arts community” Nashville Scene, July 17, 1997
Bostick, Alan “Oasis” The Tennessean, June 22, 1997
Jensen, Carles R., Ph.D. “Hypnagogia” Number Magazine, Issue 32, 1997
Ribar, David “Studio 514” Nashville Scene, November 16, 1995
Chappell, Susan “Artopia Mixes Media” Nashville Banner, September 25, 1996
Alexander, M. Darsie “Call in the carnies” South End News, April 15, 1993
McQuaid, Kate “Playing with paint” South End News, November 2, 1989

RELATED
2001-03 ProvICA - Co-director, Office of Development, Providence, RI
1999-00 Fugitive Art Center - Board member, Nashville,
1997-99 Untitled - Board member, Non-profit visual arts organization, Nashville, TN
1996 Obvious - Sight Specific Installation, Legislative Plaza, Nashville, TN
1996 Untitled Interviewed - Host of Video Documentary, WNAT, Nashville, TN
1996 Nashville Time - Video Installation, Untitled at the Cannery, Nashville, TN
1994 Ball of Wax - Video Shorts, WCAT, Winthrop, MA
1989 Haystack Art Colony - Environmental sculpture, Haystack, ME
1987 Submit Magazine - Co-founder, Uncensored publication for the visual arts, Boston, MA

User Experience Design

User Experience Design

User experience design; heuristic evaluations; analytics based assessments; prototyping; and user testing.

Visual Design

Visual Design

Innovative designs that successfully achieve strategic objectives.

Design Instruction

Focusing on complex design structures and the visual/logical organization and representation of information for holistic user

Fine Art Instruction

Fine Art Instruction

Students develop essential skills through a solid foundation of art and design fundamentals.

TEACHING POSITIONS
2014-2015 Adjunct Professor, Visual Communication Design
Hartford Art School, University of Hartford - Hartford, CT

2009-2012 Adjunct Professor
Burlington County College - Pemberton, NJ

2009-2010 Instructor
Tyler School of Art, Temple University - Philadelphia, PA

1996-2000 Adjunct Professor of Foundation and Design
O'More College of Design - Franklin, TN

1996-2000 Fine Art, Studio Art Instructor
Cheekwood Museum of Art - Nashville, TN

Courses I have instructed include: Issues in Design; Graphic Design Systems; Advertising Concepts; Advertising and Propaganda; Illustration Design; Environmental Design; 2D Design; The Art of Digital Design and Illustration; Color Theory and Application; Introduction to 2D Media; Figure Drawing; Basic Drawing; Drawing; Drawing I; Intermediate Drawing; Drawing the Human Figure: Figure Painting; Oil Painting for All Levels; Oil Painting; Painting in Acrylics and Oils; and Advanced Photoshop.

Tim S. Murphy - User Experience Design and Visual Design Portfolio Website
Tim S. Murphy - Instructor Website

Contact

TIM@timsmurphy.com