Resume

Emily Murphy

Professional Experience

Studio potter – specializing in high fired functional porcelain. Minneapolis, MN. 2009 – present
Studio potter
– specializing in soda fired functional ceramics. Chicago, IL. 1999 – 2oo9
Pottery Blog – ceramics focused blog at: http://potteryblog.com.  July 2004 – present
Ceramics InstructorLillstreet Art Center, Chicago, IL. March 2000 – present
Soda Firing Program HeadLillstreet Art Center, June 2001 – present.
Ceramics InstructorLillstreet Learning Center, Outreach Program, Chicago, IL, March 2001 – June 2005
Ceramics/Art Teacher – North Avenue Day Center, Chicago, IL. February 2000 – April 2001
Ceramics Studio ManagerInterlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen Arts Camp, Interlochen, MI. summer 1999
Teaching Assistant and Studio Technician Earlham College, Richmond, IN. fall 1997 – summer 1999
Teaching AssistantExplore-a-College at Earlham College, Richmond, IN. summers, 1997 and 1998

Shows

2013

Let There be Light, Invitational. Lillstreet Gallery. Chicago, IL. November – December

2012

Let There be Light, Invitational. Lillstreet Gallery. Chicago, IL. November – December
Featured Artist. Vermont Artisan Designs. Brattleboro, VT. December

2011

Let There be Light, Invitational. Lillstreet Gallery. Chicago, IL. November – December
35th Anniversary Exhibition, Invitational. Lillstreet Gallery. Chicago, IL. April – May

2010

Clay and Blogs: Telling a Story, Invitational. Campbell House Gallery. Southern Pines, NC. Sept. – Oct.

2008

Dinnerware Exhibition, Invitational.  Lillstreet Gallery. Chicago, IL. Nov. – Dec.
Winterfest 2008, Invitational. Baltimore Clayworks. Baltimore, MD. Nov. – Dec.
Our Cups Runneth Over: Sculptural and Functional Ceramic Cups, Invitational. Society of Arts and Crafts. Boston, Ma. Nov. – Jan. 09.
Soda Salt National IV, Juried.  The Clay Studio of Missoula. Juror: Jim Koudelka. Missoula, MT.
Clay3, Juried. ClaySpace. Warrenville, IL. Juror: Simon Levin. Oct. – Nov.
Collective Conversations in Clay, Invitational. Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL. Oct. – Nov.
Ceramics Biennial 2008, NH Institute of Art, Manchester, NH. Juror: Mary Barringer. Oct. – Nov.
Plates and Platters, Juried. Baltimore Clay Works. Baltimore, MD.  Juror: John Glick.  Sept. – Nov.
Wall of Cups, Invitational. Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL. May – present.
A Show of Hands, Invitational. Gallery Janjobe. Louisville, KY. May – June.
Another Cup?, Invitational. Baltimore Clay Works. Baltimore, MD. Jan – Feb.
Faculty Exhibition, Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL. Jan. – Feb.
2008 Yunomi Invitational, ᾹKᾹR, Iowa City, IA. March – July

2007

Faculty Exhibition, Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL. Jan. – Feb.
Serving the U.S.: Master Kiln Builders Invitational
, NCECA exhibition, Glassworks Gallery, Louisville, KY, Curator: Donovan Palmquist. March
New Work by Emily Murphy, solo exhibition at Haus Gallery, Chicago, IL April – May
Annual Holiday Show, Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL. Nov. – Jan.
2006

Faculty Exhibition, Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL. Jan. – Feb.
14th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National
, Market House Craft Center, Lancaster, PA. Juror: Tom Coleman. April – May *merchant award
Ceramics Biennial 2006
, NH Institute of Art, Manchester, NH. Juror: Mary Barringer. Oct. – Dec.
Annual Holiday Show
, Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL. Nov. – Jan.
2005

Faculty Exhibition, Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL. Jan. – Feb.
Annual Holiday Show
, Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL. Nov. – Jan.

2004

Faculty Exhibition, Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL. Jan. – Feb.
Teapot Exhibition
, Illinois Artisan Gallery, Chicago, IL. May
4th Annual National Juried Cup Show
, Gallery 138, Kent State University, Kent OH. Juror: Janet Buskirk. May – June

Ceramic Biennial 2004, NH Institute of Art, Manchester, NH. Juror: Chris Gustin. Oct. – Dec.
Cup: The Intimate Object III
, Charlie Cummings Clay Studio, Fort Wayne, IN. Juror: Peter Beasecker. Nov. – Jan.
Small Treasures
,Invitational. Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL. Nov. – Jan.

2003

Faculty Exhibition, Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL. Jan. – Feb.
Lillstreet Gallery Presents: Emily Murphy and Lisa Harris
, Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL. April – May
Teapot Exhibition
, Illinois Artisan Gallery, Chicago, IL. May
Annual Holiday Show, Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL. Nov. – Jan.

2002

Orpheum Theater Presents: Emily Murphy and Jim Murphy, Orpheum Gallery, Foxboro, MA, April – May
Annual Holiday Show
, Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL. Nov. – Jan.

2000 – 2001

Annual Holiday Show, Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL. Nov. – Jan.

1999 

Interlochen Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition, Interlochen MI, C-7 Gallery, Interlochen Center for the Arts, July
Senior Art Major Exhibition
, Richmond IL, Leeds Gallery, Earlham College, April – May

Publications

500 Pitchers, Lark Books. 2 images. Spring 2006
500 Cups
, Lark Books. 2 images. Spring 2005

Galleries

Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL
Vermont Artisan Designs, Brattleboro, VT
Gallery Janjobe, Louisville, KY

Professional Associations

Lillstreet Studios
NCECA,
National Council on Education of the Ceramic Arts
Potter’s Council
Illinois Artisan Program
Chicago Artist Coalition

Woman Made Gallery

Education

Earlham College, Richmond IN. BA with College and Departmental Honors in Art with double concentration in ceramics and metals. September 1996 – May 1999.
Wheaton College, Norton MA. September 1994 – June 1995