Kellie Murphy, a multidisciplinary artist based in Brooklyn, New York, has over fifteen years of experience in creative endeavors. She finds the balance between collaborating with talented creatives on advertising /editorial projects and her quiet studio practice to be mutually beneficial.
Kellie earned her BA from SUNY Empire State College in Manhattan and her MFA in sculpture from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. Among other grants and awards, she is the recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant, an Artist Fellowship at Socrates Sculpture Park in L.I.C., NY, a Joan MItchell Foundation MFA award, and most recently a grant from The National Endowment For The Arts. Selected exhibitions have included the Kim Foster Gallery in New York City, the Chashama Storefront Project in New York City, the Clough-Hanson Gallery at Rhodes College in Memphis Tennesee, the Forbes Library in Northampton, Massachusetts and the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.
Kellie has collaborated with conceptual still life photographers on commissioned projects for such clients as: Deloitte, Forbes, Money Magazine, AARP, The Bravo Group, Oprah Magazine, Super 8 Motels, IBM, Smithsonian Magazine, Hewlett Packard, Consumer Reports, Georgia Power, AT&T, Williamstown Theatre, Johnson & Johnson, Dr. Oz/The Good Life Magazine, and The World Wildlife Fund.