Carolyn Murphy is in the process of printing a giant A1 linocut commission for Macmillan. Currently at the half way stage, after 3 colours, there are spot colours to hand print, before it goes through the press twice more. The scale of the linocut alone presents it’s own challenges. Take a look at the video … More Printing the Giant Linocut
Carolyn Murphy is now working on her first printmaking commission, for Macmillan. It’s going to be a large linocut to go on the wall of the new extension to the Macmillan Support Centre at Manchester’s Wythenshawe Hospital. The large linocut is being prepared in time for the opening of the Centre’s new extension this Spring. … More New Big Linocut Commission
On Sunday 18 February you are invited along to Chorlton’s Printmaking Exhibition at the World Peace Café from 5-7pm. Carolyn Murphy and Cate Gibson’s work is on show at the café until 28 February and this is a chance to meet the artists, see a wide range of their work and join them for refreshments … More Come along to our Chorlton Exhibition event
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!
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
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
On Saturday 23 September printmaker Carolyn Murphy shared her learning on linocut printmaking onto fabric with a small group at her first fabric printing workshop in the Lake District. It was a hands-on afternoon and the whole group created some lovely work. There were attendees new to lino cutting as well as experienced printmakers. The event was … More Fabric printing workshop
Printmaker Carolyn Murphy has 2 original prints in the Stockport Open Exhibition this year, a collagraph called ‘Windswept’ (below) and ‘Blue Tit’ (see Gallery page), a multi-plate linocut. The Stockport Open opens on 23 July and runs until 2 September. “It’s always a lovely space to show work and a great exhibition, free to visitors. I hope you can get along” said Carolyn Murphy, … More Printmaker Carolyn Murphy in Stockport Open Art Exhibition 2017