Liz Murphy was born and raised in Surrey England and is a professionally trained abstract artist and mother of two sons. Always creating and painting, she studied Graphic Design at art school and has enjoyed a diverse and successful creative career. Her roles have included creative and studio director in various London based design agencies, illustrator of New York Times bestselling children’s books, designer of a range of kid’s products and more recently running her own Interior Design firm. Now based in New Jersey, Liz is also a JourneyDance guide. It is her intention to share her unselfconscious, expressive approach to creativity with others through her art and creative play workshops. In the early hours of the morning, you will often find Liz in her loft art studio, with the music blasting, covered in paint, totally oblivious to the clock and happy as a pig in mud!