Bruce Murphy

Bruce Weldon Murphy was born and raised in Tyler, Texas. He later moved to Manhattan to attend Parsons School of Design to study fine art.

After graduating from Parsons with a bachelor’s degree in painting, Murphy worked as a freelance graphic designer for various publications such as House and Garden. He continued to pursue his interests in painting and sculpture. At that time Murphy was primarily working in wood in a reductive style to create specific and varied natural forms.

Recently Murphy has devoted himself to painting full time and has developed a personal process that gives a unique presence to his work. He uses industrial applications to a purely aesthetic purpose. Murphy sites Pierre Bonnard as one of his influences.
Photo of Bruce Murphy

2019- 38 x 38 inches

Beneath the Surface

2019 New Work


Spatial Alchemy

The Gold Collection

Small Works on Paper

Medium Works on Paper

Larger Works on Paper

Sheet Metal Paintings