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 cultural organisations. In August 2017 she joined Goldsmiths, University of London as Lecturer in Arts Management.
Alongside writing for The Guardian, Arts Professional and Culture Sync 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 including The Frieze Art Fair, Blick studios, Ulster Association of Youth Drama, 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, British Council.
From 2015 – 2017 she was Associate Professor of Visual Arts Management and curating, and Convenor of the MA in Visual Arts Management and Curating at Richmond the American University in London. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and regularly writes about emerging forms of pedagogy within the creative industries.
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