Dr Oonagh Murphy is an arts manager, writer and lecturer, her research has taken her around the world to explore international best practice on the scalability of emerging technologies for the cultural sector.
Alongside writing for The Guardian, Arts Professional and It’s Nice That she has presented at key international conferences including Museums and The Web (Portland, OR), and Museum Next (Amsterdam) and spent summer 2012 in New York researching digital engagement as a Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellow. In 2013 she was named on the SyncList ‘ a showcase of people who are doing remarkable things in the space where technology meets the arts’; and in 2014 she was awarded a PhD from the University of Ulster for her research on the impact of digital technologies on the cultural sector.
Oonagh works with a wide range of clients on both a short term and ongoing basis in an arts management and consultancy capacity, clients have included: The Frieze Art Fair, Blick studios, University of Ulster, Queen’s University, Museums Computer Group, Culture Night, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Audiences NI, Irish Museums Association, CultureTech, Arts & Business NI and Young at Art.
In 2015 she joined Richmond the American International University in London as Associate Professor of Visual Arts Management and curating, and Convenor of the MA in Visual Arts Management and Curating.