Althea Murphy Price is a professional artist and printmaker living in Knoxville TN. As an artist, her work has been recognized for it’s non-conventional approach to the traditions of printing. Murphy-Price began her studies in Fine Art at Spelman College before receiving her Master of Arts in Printmaking and Painting from Purdue University and later studying at the Tyler School of Art, Temple University where she earned her Master of Fine Arts.
Murphy-Price maintains an active exhibiting practice. She has exhibited in venues throughout the country and abroad such as: the Weston Gallery, Cincinnati OH; Howard Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD; Wellesley College, Boston MA, Wade Wilson Art Gallery, Houston TX; Indiana University Art Museum, The Print Center in Philadelphia, PA; The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art in Charleston, SC; the Knoxville Museum of Art in Knoxville TN; and the Tennessee Arts Commission Gallery in Nashville, TN. International exhibits include the International Printmaking Exhibition, Jingdezhen China; the American Youth Printmaking Exhibition, Lui Haisu Art Museum, Shanghai, China and Print Resonance, Musashino Art University, Tokyo Japan. In addition to her exhibition record she has been an artist in residence at the Frank Llyod Wright School, University of Hawaii, Hilo and The Vermont Studio Center. Her writing and work have been featured in such publications as Art Papers Magazine, CAA Reviews, Contemporary Impressions Journal, Art in Print, Printmaking: A Complete Guide to Materials and Process, and Printmakers Today.