Selections from Resume:

2002-present   Susan Sanchez Murphy Decorative Painting- New Hope, Pa.
                       Custom design, color consultation, decorative painting, murals
Selected projects:

  • Textured wall treatments, A.K.A Salon, New Hope, PA
  • Giant floral mural, Child's bedroom, Private residence, Solebury, Pa.
  • Italian inspired, hand-cut stencilled relief border and painted faux-travertine columns, private residence, Newtown, Pa.   
  • Textured wall treatments, The Landing Restaurant, New Hope, Pa.
  • Hand cut and stencilled Damask pattern, Private Dining room, Buckingham, Pa.
  • Trompe l'oeil bookshelf, Private Residence, Buckingham, Pa.
  • Trompe l'oeil garden cabinet, Private Residence, Stockton, NJ.
  • Trompe l'oeil writing table, Private Residence, New York, NY.
  • Painted side tables in the style of New England, limners, ca. 1800-1803
  • Spanish tile inspired painted rugs, Carversville, Pa.
  • Faux Bois Mahogany doors, Private entrance, Kensington, NH.
  • Ocean and shoreline mural, private bathroom, Nantucket, MA.
  • English Fox Hunt oil mural on canvas, Private kitchen, Stockton, NJ.
1995-2002   Project manager at Brushworks Inc. a mural and decorative painting company based in New Hope, Pa.
Selected projects:
  • Pompeian-style frieze, Private Residence, Solebury, Pa.
  • 22' Italian Renaissance oil mural, Panorama Restaurant, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Antique Carousel Renovation, Peddler's Village, Lahaska, Pa.

1994-1995      Village Flower Shop,Lahaska,PA.
                      Greenhouse care taking, design and sales.
1989-1994      Inn at Phillips Mill,New Hope,PA.
                       Manager and Food service.
1987-1988      University of Pennsylvania,Philadelphia,PA.
                       Instructor in Painting 1 for the College of General Studies.
1987-Present  Commission Paintings upon request.

Selected Exhibitions:

Pollack Gallery, Southern Methodist University, Dallas TX. 1984
Gutman Center, New Hope, Pa. 1987
Phillips' Mill Annual Juried Exhibition; New Hope, Pa. 1988
Phillips' Mill Annual Juried Exhibition; New Hope, Pa. 1993 ( Honorable mention)
University of Pennsylvania Alumni Show; Philadelphia, Pa. 1993
University of Pennsylvania Alumni Show; Philadelphia, Pa. 1998