Engage | Event

Dine & Discover with Althea Murphy-Price

April 26, 2023 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join us for a lunchtime discussion of the work of Knoxville artist and University of Tennessee professor Althea Murphy-Price. Contemporary printmaker, Murphy-Price “explores the connection between individuality and assimilation, and their influence on cultural and personal identity.” Q&A to follow the lecture.

Lunch orders can be placed no later than Friday, 4/21/23 by contacting DeLena Feliciano at dfeliciano@knoxart.org or 865-934-2041.
Lunch orders are $15 and include a sandwich or scoop, a side, dessert, and a drink.

Free and open to the public! Reservations are requested—no promo code required.


Inspired by the social implication of beauty and its relationship to female identity, women, and culture. Topics of real and false, decoration, and imitation are explored in two and three-dimensional working methods, using traditional and non-conventional approaches to printmaking, and sculpture.

Althea 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. Her artwork has been shown widely throughout the country as well as international cities in Spain, China, Japan, Italy and Sweden. Her writings and work have been featured in such publications as Art Papers Magazine, CAA ReviewsContemporary Impressions JournalArt in Print, Printmaking: A Complete Guide to Materials and Process., and Printmakers Today.

This project is supported, in whole or in part, by the federal award number SLFRP5534 awarded to the State of Tennessee by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.