Liam Murphy has exhibited his paintings internationally and his hyper-realistic and abstract styles have garnered a lot of attention from around the world. His painting "Yesteryear's Rose" represented Canada in the Millennium Winsor & Newton International art exhibition held in London, Stockholm and at the United Nations in New York, USA. His Royal Highness Prince Charles judged and helped select with four other judges his painting “Yesteryear’s Rose” at his residence in St. James Palace to represent Canada in the Winsor & Newton International Art Exhibition held in London Mall Galleries www.mallgalleries.org.uk Stockholm www.wtc.se and at the United Nations www.un.org in New York.
Liam Murphy was born in Toronto, Ontario in 1964 and is an Irish and a Canadian citizen. He studied art at Trinity College School in Port Hope, Ontario under the tutelage of David Blackwood, graduating in 1983. He completed a four year Diploma at the Ontario College of Art and then went on to Laval University, Québec, Québec, Canada where he graduated with a Visual Arts degree in 1990. He completed his Teacher education at Daemen College in Amherst, New York and also studied at the University of Toronto; he completed his Principal Qualifications via the Ontario Principals’ Council in Toronto.