Catherine Murphy Guest
Catherine Murphy


Catherine Murphy (born 1946, Cambridge, Massachusetts) is an American realist painter whose career began over forty years ago with the inclusion of her work in the 1971 Annual Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture at the Whitney Museum of American Art. A two-time recipient of the National Endowment of the Arts grant (1979 and1989), Murphy has received numerous awards and honors for her work, including a Guggenheim Fellowship (1982) and most recently the Robert De Niro, Sr. Prize in 2013. She was a Senior Critic at Yale University Graduate School of Art for 22 years and is currently the Tepper Family Endowed Chair in Visual Arts at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers. Murphy lives and works in Poughkeepsie, New York.

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