Rosemary Murphy

Sarah Peter Hall Room 305


  • Masters in Liberal Arts from University of Pennsylvania 
  • BFA in Graphic Design at University of the Arts. 

Recent Activities

  • Team USA, Senior B Mixed (men and women over 50) (aka Killer Bees), 2015 International Dragon Boat Federation, World Racing Championships in Welland, Ontario, Canada, Aug 19-23, 2015

  • 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.

  • Chair of the Poetry in Motion project, as Philadelphia Chapter President for 2 years and as Chair of the Nominating Committee for the National Board in 2006.

  • Rosemary’s work can be seen in the materials and messages of Temple University Fox School of Business, ARAMARK, The Franklin Institute and the investment-banking firm MidMarket Capital Advisors, among others. 
  • Founder and Creative Director of Murphy Design, founded in 1985. Rosemary has successfully designed projects for a variety of sectors including financial services, Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, nonprofit organizations, hospitality, colleges and universities.

Awards and Fellowships

  • 2012 AIGA Fellow

  • Recognized with a Corporate Identity/22 Award for Excellence for her work with the National Nursing Centers Consortium in 2007.

  • She earned three awards in 2006 from Graphic Design: USA: two for her design work for the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and one for a promotional post card series for her own business.