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Patrick F. Murphy

 Patrick Murphy is a a creator above anything else. Specializing in photography, event planning, community building and marketing. 

Patricks goal as a photographer is to create work that defies time and embodies the emotions of life. Photography should be visually stunning while also capturing a message for viewers to comprehend. Specializing in surf, water, and outdoor lifestyle photography. 

Patrick is the proud founder of Newports Revolving Art Gallery "The Kings Lens & Friends." Opening and established at the age of 22, six years later it still has its doors open. The space features the work of rotating artist as well as the abstract visions of water and light captured by The Kings Lens. In six years Patrick has featured and curated over 100 artist, showcasing all types of artistic mediums and styles. From art showings, film premieres, to farm to table dinners, The Kings Lens And Friends is an artistic and creative mecca. 

In 2016 Patrick founded and started Newports first all local premiere Music and Arts Festival, Live Local. Live Local is an all day Music and Arts Festival celebrating the culture that makes Newport, Rhode Island such a special and unique melting pot. With two years of successful festivals in the book, Live Local looks to become a staple of the community.

When Patrick is not hard at work in the gallery or orchestrating his next event, you can find him where ever the waves are. Patrick spends the summers chasing hurricane swell up and down the east coast, while winters are for the North Shore. Patrick has been swimming and pushing the limits in big waves since his love for surf photography was inspired during a winter trip to Hawaii.  Always and forever will be, chasing the shot.

"No plans, Just goals." -Patrick F. Murphy

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