Faculty portfolios

Kelley Van Dyck Murphy

Assistant Professor

Campus Box 1079

MArch, Washington University in St. Louis; BA in Studio Art, Rhodes College


Kelley Van Dyck Murphy is a designer and co-founder in the research and design practice Van Dyck Murphy Studio. Her work is focused on merging ideas related to materiality, craft, and experiential narratives. She has practiced in the offices of Urban Improvement Company (UIC), Axi:Ome, and Fox Architects in St. Louis, where she worked on projects across a diverse range of scales and building types, including urban infill, adaptive reuse, and residential architecture.

In the College of Architecture, Murphy teaches design studios and seminar courses in representation, digital media, and material studies. Additionally, she is the faculty advisor for Women in Architecture and Design at the Sam Fox School and a steering committee member for the St. Louis Women in Architecture Forum. She co-coordinated the 2018 NAAB Accreditation exhibition for the Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design.