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Veronica Murphy

Veronica Murphy MA ’21 (Art History, M+) is currently an adjunct Digital Art professor at Rockland Community College and an archivist at the Edward Hopper House Museum & Study Center in Nyack, NY. She previously interned in the exhibition archives of the Neuberger Museum of Art. Murphy is an alumna of Purdue University, receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Photography, Technology & Media Art Studies. Veronica pursued her Master’s in Art History at Purchase for the hands-on opportunities within the program, co-curating her thesis exhibition Concentrated Power. Her research focuses on technology, culture, feminism and war. Her thesis, Spaces of War, Trauma and Activism: Artists and Vietnam, discusses artists from various backgrounds and experiences of the Vietnam war. Particularly, their efforts to create a response to mental health, anti-war criticism and women’s identity. Murphy’s art practice discusses social dynamics and feminist criticism of American media, specifically its influence on the woman’s role in society and the home. Veronica Murphy plans to continue her research in Museum Studies and Art History while continuing her work as a professor. Murphy will go forward at the Hopper House researching acquisitions, maintaining the collection, & tending to the digital organization/preservation of art work and its documentation.