Todd Murphy was born in Chicago, IL, and moved to Georgia as a child. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia and began his career in Atlanta. Quickly rising to international acclaim, Murphy’s work is described as having “underlying artistic themes of metamorphosis, allusion, and life-in-the-moment.” Murphy’s work is in many private, corporate and museum collections.
He has been a visiting artist and lecturer at several universities. In recent years,as well as continuing to produce artwork, he has curated major corporate and institutional projects including the Sovereign Building, Atlanta, Georgia, and art directed a feature film that is currently in post-production.

1962

Born in Chicago, Illinois

Graduate, University of Georgia

Selected Exhibitions

2007

Jacksonville Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, Fla

2003

Virginia Historical Society

2001

Bayly Museum, University of Virginia

2000

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Ga

1997

Haines Gallery, San Francisco, California

1997

Albany Museum of Art, Albany, Georgia

1997

Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Georgia

1997

Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, Mississippi

1997

Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia

1996

Seoul Metropolitan Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea

1996

Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, South Korea

1996

The New Museum, New York City, New York

1996

University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut

1996

Haines Gallery, San Francisco, California

1996

Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

1996

Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1995

New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana

1995

Richmond Art Center, Richmond, California

1995

Light Factory, Charlotte, North Carolina

1995

Kennessaw State College, Kennessaw, Georgia

1995

Haines Gallery, San Francisco, California

1995

Chassie Post, New York, New York

1995

Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

1995

Margulies Taplin Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida

1994

Haines Gallery, San Francisco, California

1994

Mindy Oh Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1994

Chassie Post Gallery New York, New York

1993

Soma Gallery, San Diego, California, Solo Show

1993

Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, Michigan. The Purloined Image’

1993

Columbus Museum of Fine Arts, Columbus, Ohio

1993

Louisiana State University Museum of Fine Arts, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

1993

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

1993

Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, Kansas

1993

Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, Neenah, Wisconsin

1993

The Triton Museum, Santa Clara, California. ‘Transitional Realities’

1992

The Contemporary International Museum of Art, Buford, Georgia, Atlanta

1991

McKissick Museum of Art, Columbia, South Carolina, Curated by Dr. Brad Collins,Universtiy of South Carolina

1990

Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida

1990

Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

1989

Janice Hunt Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1989

Selected Cities of Italy Tour and Exhibitions

Literature
Haines Gallery, San Francisco, California
Soma Gallery, San Diego, California, Solo Show
Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, Michigan, ‘The Purloined Image’ Group Show
Columbus Museum of Fine Arts, Columbus, Ohio
Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, Kansas
Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, Neenah, Wisconsin
The Triton Museum, Santa Clara, California ‘ Translational Realities’
McKissick Museum of Art, Columbia, South Carolina
Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa Florida