Althea Murphy-Price

Althea Murphy-Price

The Deep in Low, High, False Ground

January 28, 2023 – March 19, 2023

I use sculpture, printmaking, and photography to create images inspired by motifs of my heritage and feminine awareness. Using the language of quotational objects, forms, and images become altered as functional items of decoration. Bright colors, shiny surfaces, texture and dimensional forms extend or layer in accumulation to create forms suggestive of play, analysis and at time discomfort.


Althea Murphy-Price

Althea Murphy-Price (b.1979, San Jose, California) Has been recognized for her broad approach to printed media through the use of photography, 3D printing and printmaking methods. Her variable practice often involves decoration, embellishment and the representation of familiar objects.

Her works have been exhibited widely throughout the country and internationally in citites such as Spain, China, Japan, Italy and Sweden. She is included in multiple public collections as of the Knoxville Museum of Art, the Huntsville Museum of Art, the Brandywine Print Achieves, Farfield University Art Museum, the Bush Art Center, Bernard A. Zukerman Museum of Art, and Gregory Allicar Museum of Art. Her work has been featured in such publications as Art Papers Magazine, Art in Print Magazine, Printmaking Today (UK), CAA Reviews Journal, Printmaking: A Complete Guide to Materials and Process, and Printmakers Today. Murphy-Price is currently a Professsor at the Univeristy of Tennesse where she has taught printing since 2010. She received her BA in Fine Art from Spelman College, her MA in Printmaking and Painting from Purdue University and her MFA from the Tyler School of Art, Temple University.


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