New Lancashire Panopticon series of linocuts

Carolyn Murphy’s new series of original linocut prints are out now and they feature East Lancashire landmarks with fantastic views. The popular structures, known as Panopticons, include Burnley’s famous Singing Ringing Tree, Haslingden’s Halo and the Atom at Wycoller. The East Lancashire landmarks were all part of an innovative art and regeneration project, some years … More New Lancashire Panopticon series of linocuts

Towneley Hall ‘Impressions’ exhibition 2020

Prospect Printmakers’ exhibition ‘Impressions’ opened at Towneley Hall in Burnley this year, delayed by Covid-19. Printmakers produced work inspired by Towneley Hall Historic House, Art Gallery and Museum, and the surrounding parklands. Artist Carolyn Murphy’s linocut ‘That Window’ responds to the statue in the window of one of the main galleries. The exhibition, organised by … More Towneley Hall ‘Impressions’ exhibition 2020

‘Land’ exhibition at Bury Art Museum

Prospect Printmakers’ new exhibition ‘Land’ opened at Bury Art Museum on 10 May 2019. The exhibition runs until 13 July. It features work by Alan Birch, Jill Randall, Karen Vine, Peter Cave, Gary Thomas, Cate Gibson, Carolyn Murphy and other artist printmakers from Waterfoot’s Prospect Studio. The opening took place on Saturday 18 May and … More ‘Land’ exhibition at Bury Art Museum

Twitter Art Exhibition 2019 Board’s Choice

Since 2017, artist and printmaker Carolyn Murphy has been hooked on the Twitter Art Exhibition. Every year since then, she has donated a one-off postcard-sized piece of original art to a great cause and enjoyed seeing other artists’ work from all around the globe. Her 2019 contribution was ‘Above Ullswater’, a one plate linocut on … More Twitter Art Exhibition 2019 Board’s Choice

Clitheroe exhibition makes its mark

Clitheroe’s Longitude Gallery is featuring the work of a wide range of local and regional printmakers in its last exhibition of 2018. Called ‘Make Your Mark’ this exhibition of printmaking is on until 19 December. You’ll find work by Prospect Printmakers, including Carolyn Murphy’s ‘Halo’ linocut, by Reveal Printmakers and work by Michela Griffiths and … More Clitheroe exhibition makes its mark

20:20 time of year

This is that time of year when around 500 printmakers, up and down the the country, and some overseas have submitted their 20:20 edition of prints. Carolyn Murphy has taken part in this print exchange since 2011, as part of Prospect Studios Printmakers or Hot Bed Press, or both. The 20 x 20 cm prints … More 20:20 time of year