Visiting Missoula artist takes contemporary approach to needlework and printmaking
Media opportunities to visit Molly at the UM Printmaking Studio:
Wednesday, March 8 (10 AM-4 PM)
Thursday, March 9 (10 AM-2 PM)
Molly Murphy-Adams is a University of Montana alumnus who is making her mark nationally.
She is visiting for one week only, working with the University of Montana School of Art MATRIX Press. An engaging speaker with a diverse body of work, Molly will spend the week working with the UM printmaking students as part of a series of visiting American Indian artists made possible through a grant from the Andy Warhol foundation. The works will become part of an upcoming exhibition at Missoula Art Museum in 2018. Examples of Molly’s meticulous and award-winning beadwork work can be found here: http://mollymurphybeads.com/gallery
Jim and Jane Dew Visiting Artist:
MOLLY MURPHY ADAMS
Join Missoula Art Museum in welcoming Molly Murphy-Adams (Oglala Lakota). Murphy-Adams received her BFA from the University of Montana in 2004 and lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Murphy-Adams uses a combination of traditional needlework and printmaking to explore themes in contemporary art, politics, and cultural identity. Her residency at the University of Montana School of Art MATRIX Press is the second in a collaborative series organized by MAM and UM’s School of Art and generously supported by the Warhol Foundation.
Contact: For more information, please contact Bethany O’Connell at the Missoula Art Museum at 406.728.0447, or visit the MAM website at www.missoulaartmuseum.org.