On BBC Radio Lancashire

Today Prospect Printmakers joined Sally & Brett on BBC Radio Lancashire to talk about printmaking. Carolyn Murphy joined Alan Birch of Prospect Studios in Waterfoot and fellow printmaker Peter Cave in the studio talking about the Pennine exhibition which runs until 17 June at The Whitaker Art Gallery & Museum in Rawtenstall.

New ‘The Pennines’ printmaking exhibition

A new exhibition of Pennines-inspired work from Alan Birch’s Prospect Printmakers opened on Saturday 21 April in Rawtenstall’s Whitaker Art Gallery and Museum. This group exhibition includes Carolyn Murphy’s latest linocut ‘ Halo’. The Pennines exhibition runs from 21 April until 17 June 2018. It includes new work by 20 artists in a wide range … More New ‘The Pennines’ printmaking exhibition

Linocut commission on Macmillan Centre wall

Carolyn Murphy’s A1 linocut commission was delivered today, on time, to the Macmillan Centre at Wythenshawe Hospital. It didn’t take long for the building contractors to fix it to the wall in the new extension, which will be officially opened in a few months. The original linocut was created by hand using a reduction process … More Linocut commission on Macmillan Centre wall

The huge Macmillan linocut is finished

Carolyn Murphy’s A1 linocut commission for Macmillan is finally finished and drying. It will be delivered to them, framed, on Wednesday 21 March. The video below shows Carolyn printing the final colour at Hot Bed Press in icy conditions: The snowy weather tried its hardest to interfere with the tight schedule, however it’s all on track. Probably Prints … More The huge Macmillan linocut is finished

NEW cards on sale now!

Six design of Carolyn Murphy’s original linocuts are now on sale as greetings cards direct to the public through Love From The Artist, a fantastic not-for-profit organisation. The cards are blank inside and can be personalised with a message and images inside at no extra charge. Cards can be bought individually and are printed digitally … More NEW cards on sale now!

New Chorlton printmaking exhibition

On Friday 1 December printmakers Carolyn Murphy and Cate Gibson opened their new printmaking exhibition at the World Peace Café on Chorlton’s High Lane in Manchester. The exhibition goes on until February 2018, in line with the café opening times. Framed artwork and cards are for sale and can be taken away, ready for Christmas gifts. Unframed … More New Chorlton printmaking exhibition

20:20 linocut ready to deliver

Carolyn Murphy’s 20:20 linocut for this year’s print exchange is ready – the edition of 25 original prints is all set to go. ‘Into the Woods’ is a multi-plate linocut 15 x 15cm in size and uses Caligo ink on Somerset paper. Carolyn is entering with Prospect Studios this year. Prospect is just one of around 40 printmaking workshops to take part in the 2017 20:20 Print … More 20:20 linocut ready to deliver