Catherine Murphy  (American, 1946) 


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Murphy, Willow
Tree, Summer


Catherine Murphy
Willow Tree, Summer

Lennon, Weinberg, Inc.
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Murphy, Night


Catherine Murphy
Night scene, 1973
oil on canvas


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Murphy, Black
and white


Catherine Murphy
Black and white pillow, 1990


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Murphy, Still


Catherine Murphy
Still life, 1975


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1946   Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
1966   Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
1967   B.F.A., Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York
1979   National Endowment for the Arts
1982   Guggenheim Fellowship
1986   Ingram Merrill Foundation Grant
1989   National Endowment for the Arts
1990   Award in Art, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters
2002   Member, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters
2006   Honorary Doctorate, Pratt Institute
  Senior Critic, Yale University, New Haven, CT since 1989
  Resides and Works in Poughkeepsie, NY
2008   Here’s the Thing: The Single Object Still Life, Katonah Museum of Art. Robert Cottingham, curator. Catalogue.
2008   Catherine Murphy: New Work, Knoedler & Company, New York. (solo)
2007   All the More Real: Portrayals of Intimacy and Empathy, The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York, August 12–October 14. Eric Fischl, curator. Catalogue with essays by Merrill Falkenberg, Eric Fischl, and John Haskell.
2006   Catherine Murphy, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas, April 11–May 13. (solo)
2006   Men, I-20 Gallery, New York, June 22–August 18. Eileen Altfest, curator.
2005 - 2006   The Obligation to Endure: Art & Ecology Since Silent Spring, The New York Academy of Sciences, New York, November 4, 2005–January 13, 2006.
2005   This must be the place, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, February 6–20.
2005   Group Exhibition: Gallery Artists, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York, June 24–August 12.
2005   Catherine Murphy: Paintings & Drawings 2001-2004, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York (solo)
2004   Toys in the Attic, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York, June 1–August 20.
2004   Group Show, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York, January.
2003   Mighty Graphitey, Feature, Inc., New York
2002   The Perception of Appearance, curated by Norman Lundin, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA
2002   Some Options in Realism, Harvard University, Carpenter Center, Cambridge, MA, Exhibition Catalogue
2002   Painting: a passionate response, Seventeen Artists, The Painting Center, New York
2002   Proximity, The Work Space, New York, Exhibition Catalogue
2002   Catherine Murphy: Paintings & Drawings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA(solo)
2001   Catherine Murphy: Paintings and Drawings 1999-2001, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York (solo)
2001   Uncommon Threads: Contemporary Artists and Clothing, Cornell University, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY
2000   Conceptual Realism, The University of the Arts, The Rosenwald Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2000   The Likeness of Being: Contemporary Self Portraits by 60 Women Artists, D.C. Moore Gallery, New York
2000   Insites: Interior Spaces in Contemporary Art, Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Stamford, Connecticut, catalogue
2000   The Figure: Another Side of Moderninsm, curated by Lilly Wei, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Inc., Staten Island, New York
1998   Baumgartner Galleries, Washington, D.C.(solo)
1998   Catherine Murphy: Paintings 1995-98, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York(solo)
1995   Catherine Murphy: Works on Paper 1980-1995, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York(solo)
1995   Catherine Murphy: Paintings 1992-1995, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc. New York (solo)
1994   Catherine Murphy, Paintings 1990-1994, Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, NC (solo)
1994   Catherine Murphy: Paintings, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX (solo)
1992   Catherine Murphy, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., New York (solo)
1976   Catherine Murphy (retrospective exhibition). The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC: Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA (catalogue) (solo)
The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
Boise Art Museum, Idaho
Chase Manhattan Bank, New York
Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Exxon Corporation, New York
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California
Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Washington
Georgia Museum of Art, The University of Georgia, Athens
Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, South Carolina
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Newark Museum, New Jersey
New Jersey State Museum, Trenton
New York Public Library, Print Collection, New York
The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
Security Pacific National Bank, Los Angeles
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York