Patricia Murphy lives in Texas. Her work has shown in competitions juried by Curators Janet Bishop, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Chrissie Iles, Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, Gabriel Ritter, Dallas Museum of Art,Chad Alligood, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Eric M. Lee, Director of the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, and (e)merge art fair, Washington, DC; Hunting Prize finalist, Houston.

The phone triptych "Hello" is featured in the Summer 2016 edition of Studio Visit. pagesĀ 138 & 139.

"I paint the world around me, I carry a camera as a sketchbook because the images that catch my eye are often fleeting: reflections, shadows, objects moving in and out of relationship with one another. Pattern and shape are more important than the fact that the paintings are realistic."