Alice Joy Murphy

International Award Winning Fine Artist

English Artist based in the Santa Ynez Valley, California.


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** I am excited to announce that my piece Dark Star’ was awarded a Special Merit in the Light Space Time 10th annual Animals Exhibition. Link here **

**My work was selected to be a finalist in the Fusion Art Animal Kingdom Exhibition for the month of May 2020. Here is the link! **

Dear Visitor,

I am a professional, commission based fine artist specializing in high end animal portraits and equestrian sporting art. I also do people and I am happy to do people with their pet portraits.

To book a commission please do the following.

1. Look at my commissions page and choose which size, price and medium option best suits your needs.

2. Email me at or contact me through my contact page providing a clear color photo of your animal/pet. You are also welcome to contact me by phone on 805 350 1508.

3. Payment is in 2 installments. I take 50% at time of booking made payable by Venmo, apple pay or into my PayPal account Once I receive payment your commission will take approx 2 – 3 weeks for completion. Upon completion I will email you a low res image and request the final 50% of payment plus postage. On receipt of payment I will then mail you your custom piece of fine art.

Please read the About page for my Artist Statement and Bio.

The website is updated periodically with new pieces as I create them and these are available for viewing on my Recent Work page. The Gallery on the sidebar of my Recent Work page is a slideshow of my latest collections ‘Equus’, ‘Equid’ and ‘The Santa Ynez Valley Collection’.

The For Sale page has information, prices and payment options on my original pieces for sale plus limited edition prints.

Thank you very much for visiting!






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