MEGAN MURPHY

mcmurphy0102@gmail.com


~ a creative with background in fine art and digital media

EDUCATION


Visual Art BFA, University of Kansas 2017

EXPERIENCE


BRICKHOUSE CERAMIC ART CENTER
Programs Coordinator, July 2018-present

SPENCER MUSEUM OF ART
Digitial Imaging Assistant, 2013-2017
Served as direct assistant to museum
photographer. Coordinated studio photography
shoots and photographed and processed archives,
working closely with art handler. Helped
produce 100 year anniversary exhibition,
creating content and working closely with
curators.
Commissioned Artist, 2017
Created ceramic replicas of two sculptures for
exhibition The Object Feels, becoming youngest
artist recorded in museum database.
Created painting for exhibition Civic Leader
and Art Collector: Sallie Casey Thayer and An
Art Museum for KU.
Artist Assistant, 2015
Assisted in painting of Sol LeWitt Drawing 519.
Assisted in installation of works with artist
in resident Ke-Sook Lee.

UNIVERSITY DAILY KANSAN
Editorial Cartoonist, 2016
Created bi-monthly editorial cartoon for
college newspaper. 

PRE- NATIONAL COUNCIL ON EDUCATION OF THE CERAMIC ARTS
Artist Assistant, 2016
Assisted various artists in week-long
conference preceding the 2016 National Council
on Education of the Ceramic Arts Conference.

LAWRENCE KIDS CALENDAR
Graphic Design Intern, 2015
Helped redesign webapp providing event
information to parents.


ACHIEVEMENTS


current
featured artist on ello.co

2017
Second Place Winner, First Fruits Juried Show Travelling Exhibition Second Place Winner, Madonna/Madonna Juried Show, Four Chapter Gallery,     Kansas City MO

2016
Dalton Howard Spencer Museum of Art Student Award, Lawrence KS
Brosseau Student Advisory Board Juried Show Award, Displacement,Spencer     Museum of Art, Lawrence KS

2015
Andrew W. Mellon Summer Academy Participant, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art,     Kansas City MO

2014
Start-Up Weekend Group Winner, Mobile App Development, Lawrence KS