“Gorrigan” debuts at Museum of Wisconsin Art

Gorrigan is inspired by two ancient and mythical female figures. Morrigan is a Celtic goddess of death and battle. Medusa is a well-known Greek character, but storytellers have been unfair to her. She was beautiful, and she was raped by Poseidon, and then his wife, Athena, took her anger out on Medusa, turning her hair […]

Swimmers sculpture in local media

It’s rare that a temporary art installation gets much media coverage, but The Swimmers were actually covered by local media. Madison BLINK grants support short-term public art, and The Swimmers were installed in a “secret” location, only visible from Wingra Creek and the bike path alongside it. It was “the talk of the town”! https://spectrumnews1.com/wi/milwaukee/top-stories/2019/07/28/unique-art-spotted-under-john-nolan-bridge […]

Carbon Compositions, Nov-Dec 2014 at Madison Public Library

“Carbon Compositions” is a series of electronic mosaics by C Murphy installed on the second floor of the Madison Public Library. The show runs November 7th through December 23rd, with an opening celebration on November 19 from 8 to 11 as part of the Madison Bubbler’s Night Light event series. Opening nite: Closeups below. See […]

Cold weather does me good

I often view the onset of cold weather with the excitement of getting serious studio time in and this year I have finally gotten my studio set up for making projects quickly. The Post Industrial Ephemera series is more of an exercise to come up with compositions using material on hand. Luckily(?) I have quite […]

ArtPrize 2013

ArtPrize 2013

ArtPrize is a public art event in Grand Rapids, MI. ArtPrize is a competition, but the voters are the public. Any place can be a venue, and the whole city becomes a gallery from September 18 through October 6, 2013. I will be showing at  The B.O.B., 20 Monroe Ave NW / Grand Rapids, MI 49503. I’m excited to […]