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Rosemary Murphy
Rosemary Murphy

Adjunct Professor



URBN Center, 4A10C

Rosemary earned a BFA in graphic design at University of the Arts. She holds a Masters in Liberal Arts from University of Pennsylvania. She has more than 25 years experience in the graphic design business. She is founder and Creative Director of Murphy Design. As recipient of the 2012 AIGA Fellow Award, Rosemary was honored by peers for making a  significant contribution to raising the standards of excellence in practice and conduct within the local and regional design community. Rosemary’s commitment to the American Institute of Graphic Design can be seen through her service chairing the Poetry in Motion project, as Philadelphia Chapter President for 2 years. Rosemary has successfully designed projects for a variety of sectors including financial services, Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, nonprofit organizations, hospitality, colleges and universities. Rosemary serves as adjunct faculty at Drexel University, Moore College of Art and has served on an advisory board for Montgomery County Community College. She shares her hands-on experiences with students in the specialty areas of digital image making, brand identity, book design, typography, history of 20th century graphic design and serves as a senior thesis advisor. Outside of her design work, Rosemary is 2x marathon finisher and is involved with competitive paddle sports. She has competed in dragon boat races locally, nationally and internationally.