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Mary Agnes Murphy Edit Profile

also known as Meg Murphy

artist , Adult education coordinator

Mary Agnes Murphy, American Adult education coordinator, artist. Certified teacher, Massachusetts. Recipient Marian award Diocese of Fall River, 1994, Sceptre and Scroll award Bristol Cmty. College, 1996. Member Massachusetts Coalition Adult Educators, Cottage Industry Miniature Trade Association (secretary since 1994, exhibitor since 1988), Sacred Heart Woman's Guild (president 1976, 95), Fall River Art Association.

Background

Murphy, Mary Agnes was born on March 9, 1943 in Fall River, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of William Joseph and Elsie Estella (Bellows) Pelton.

Education

Bachelor, University Massachusetts, 1964. Master of Fine Arts, Southeastern Massachusetts University, 1969.

Career

Teacher art Springfield Public Schools, Massachusetts, 1964—1966. Artist, designer Fall River, since 1969. Teacher elementary art Fall River Public Schools, 1970—1981.

Instructor English to Speakers of Other Languages Bristol Community College, Fall River, 1988—1992, painting instructor continuing education, 1989—2001, program coordinator, team leader department education, 1992—1993, coordinator literature vols., coordinator adult literature program, 1992—2000. Program specialist Massachusetts Department Education, Malden, since 2001. Master trainer SABES/World Education, Boston, since 1993, health in literacy liason, 1995-1999.

Proprietor Deerspring Lodge, Merrill, New York, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, Massachusetts.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Artist, designer Miniature Showcase, 1991-1993, International Dollhouse, 1995. Exhibitor Cottage Industry Miniature Trade Association, since 1988.

Membership

Member Massachusetts Coalition Adult Educators, Cottage Industry Miniature Trade Association (secretary since 1994, exhibitor since 1988), Sacred Heart Woman's Guild (president 1976, 95), Fall River Art Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: historical preservation, swimming, crafts, nature, traveling.

Connections

Married Thomas Joseph Murphy, May 21, 1966. Children: Sean Patrick, Bridget Norah, Mary-Agnes.

father:
William Joseph Pelton

mother:
Elsie Estella (Bellows) Pelton

spouse:
Thomas Joseph Murphy

children:
Sean Patrick Murphy

Bridget Norah Murphy

Mary-Agnes Murphy