Murphy received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography with a minor in Digital Arts from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 2004. Her artwork has been published and exhibited Internationally, including exhibitions in NYC, Geneva Switzerland, Guatemala City, Chicago, and San Francisco. She is a Professional Photographer at the NASA Glenn Research Center, Director of Micro Art Space, and co-curates the art and culture online magazine MAKE8ELIEVE with Swiss artist/designer Cetusss.
In 2012-2014 her work was featured in DISCOVER Magazine, Buzzfeed, Art & Science Journal, DivineCaroline, SFMOMA Tumblr, NATIVE Publications, Maybelline NY Tumblr, Newsweek and the Daily Beast – Picture Dept Tumblr, 20×200, Popular Photography magazine, and the Drawing Center Viewing Program. Murphy’s work has been acquired in private collections internationally as well as the Progressive Art Collection.