Theodore Murphy

Professor of Art

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Education

  • Master of Fine Arts, The Ohio State University (1983)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Mount Vernon Nazarene College (1980)

 

Courses Taught 

  • Art and History of Film
  • Drawing I
  • Drawing II
  • Artistic Anatomy
  • Painting I
  • Painting II
  • Advanced Painting
  • Intro to Visual Arts
  • Art History II (Renaissance, Baroque)
  • Modern & Contemporary Art History
  • Interdisciplinary Program
  • Watercolor
  • Independent Study on the novels of Saul Bellow
  • Integrative course on the art of Jorge Luis Borges, Federico Fellini, and Edward Hopper
  • Senior Seminar and Senior Concentration
  • Film and Faith
  • Shakespeare and Film

 

Teaching Experience 

  • Professor of Art, Houghton College, Houghton, New York (1998-present)
  • Associate Professor of Art, Houghton College, Houghton, New York (1992-1997)
  • Assistant Professor of Art, Houghton College, Houghton, New York (1986-1991)
  • Art Instructor, John Bapst Memorial High School, Bangor, Maine (1983-1986)
  • Department Head, Fine Arts, John Bapst Memorial High School, Bangor, Maine (1983-1986)
  • Assistant Professor, Beginning Drawing, University of Maine at Orono, Orono, Maine (1985)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistantship, The Ohio State University, Studio Humanities Program, Art 190, Art 290 (1982-1983)
  • Continuing Education Program, Beginning Drawing, Adults (1982)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistantship for Robert Swartz, The Ohio State University, Studio Humanities Program, Art 274 (1981)

 

Academic Awards 

  • Council of Independent Colleges:  Dutch 17th Century Art Practice and Patronage,  selected from national application (2013)
  • Mable Barnum Davidson Distinguished Professor of Fine Arts (current)
  • Sabbatical, Houghton College (3)
  • Excellence in Teaching, Houghton College (2003)
  • Baccalaureate Address, Houghton College (2011)

Professional Organizations and Conferences

  • Christians in the Visual Arts (CIVA)
  • College Art Association Member
  • College Art Association Conference in N.Y.C. (1990)

Publications

  • Listed, Art in America, Index of Artist and Gallery Affiliation, August Issue (1991, 1992, 1993, 1994)
  • Review of work published in the book Maine Art Now, Edgar Allan Beam (1990)

 

Exhibitions

  • Educational Institutions
    • Bethel University
    • Biola University
    • Calvin College
    • Cedarville University
    • Corning Community College
    • Dartmouth College
    • Elmira College
    • Gordon College
    • Houghton College
    • Huntington University
    • Indiana Wesleyan University
    • Jamestown Community College
    • Messiah College
    • Milligan College
    • Mount Vernon Nazarene University
    • Roberts Wesleyan College
    • Rose Holman Institute
    • Seattle Pacific University
    • St. Bonaventure University
    • SUNY Dunkirk
    • Taylor University
    • The Ohio State University
    • The Stony Brook School
    • The University of Birmingham
    • The University of Maine
    • Westbrook College
    • Wheaton College
  • Galleries, Museums
    • Barridoff Gallery
    • Frost Gully Gallery
    • West End Gallery
    • Hopkins Hall Gallery
    • Portland Museum of Art
    • Farnsworth Museum
    • Columbus Museum of Art
    • Maine Coast Gallery
    • Vision I Gallery
    • Zaner Gallery
    • The Art Gallery of Bath
    • Winterport Art Gallery
    • Charlotte Price Gallery at Water Tower
    • United Christian Center
    • Ortlip Gallery


Private and Public Collections

  • Thomas Buechner – Corning, New York
  • Edward King III – Corpus Christie, Texas
  • James K. Irving – St. John, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Uris Ubans – Portland, Maine
  • James Linehan – Bangor, Maine
  • Houghton College – Houghton, New York
  • Mount Vernon Nazarene College – Mount Vernon, Ohio
  • Pierce, Atwood, Scribner Attorneys – Portland, Maine
  • Kathryne Woodman – Falmouth, Maine
  • Diana Hutchins – Portland, Maine
  • Mrs. Robert L. Ballew – Cumberland Forsythe, Maine
  • Ken Suareze – Fort Myers, Florida
  • Private Collection – Park Avenue, New York, New York
  • Thomas Blosser – Columbus, Ohio
  • Miroslav Wolf – Yale University
  • Ben Frank Moss – Dartmouth College

 

 

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