I’m delighted to have had 2 original prints accepted in the Stockport Open Exhibition this year. I’ll have a collagraph called ‘Windswept’ (below) and my Blue tit linocut on display from 23 July to 2 September. It’s always a lovely space to show work and a great exhibition, free to visitors. I hope you can … More Stockport Open Art Exhibition 2017
A great day today at Didsbury Art Festival’s Art on the Railings event in Fletcher Moss park with fellow printmaker Cate Gibson. Despite the threat of rain we stayed dry and enjoyed the music, on day 1 of this year’s festival. It could have been a bit warmer – for June! I had a new … More Art on the Railings
My multi-plate reduction linocut of a gecko and butterflies, called ‘Sticky Feet’ is now in Stratford-on-Avon, to help raise money for children’s charity Molly Olly’s Wishes, as part of the Twitter Art Exhibition 2017. This year’s charity art sale in on Saturday 1 April. For more info and process and stage images, see my blog … More Gecko linocut in charity sale
This week I visited the Longitude Gallery in Clitheroe, currently hosting an exhibition of work by Prospect Printmakers. I have 2 framed original linocut prints on show (one already sold) as well as unframed work in the browsers. It’s a lovely exhibition – varied and high quality printmaking in a great space close to Clitheroe … More Clitheroe exhibition
Prospect Printmakers are showing work at Bury Art Museum as part of the Feared and Fanciful Futures exhibition, which opens on Friday 27 January and runs til 20 May. My reduction linocut, ‘Darkness’ will be included alongside other printmakers’ work. Inspiration for the work came from ideas of catastrophe, space exploration and my love of … More Bury Exhibition opens Friday
I’ll be taking part in The Boo art and craft market with other Prospect Studios printmakers on 26 & 27 November 12-4pm in Waterfoot, Rossendale. It’s a lovely, indoor venue & I’ll be including new work. Hope you can make it! Please tell all your friends.
This year I’m submitting 2 editions for the 20:20 print exchange – yes, sheer madness – one with Prospect Studios and another with Hot Bed Press. They are all done and I’ve included images below. I’ll be posting more process images on my blog at carolynmurphyprintmaker.blogspot.co.uk. A full edition takes quite a lot of space … More 20:20 prints x 2!
I’m delighted to have my work included in a new book, called The Elegant Fowl – a Printmakers’ collection of owl prints from 94 artists, published by Mascot Media, which is just out, retailing at £23.99. My ‘Barn Owl’, a 2 colour linocut is featured – an original print I created for my niece Amelia’s 4th birthday a few years … More Barn Owl in Parliament
Today & tomorrow there are stalls within Manchester Cathedral, selling arts & crafts. The Prospect Studios team will be there with original prints – linocuts, etchings, monoprints & more – by a mix of artist printmakers, regulars at Alan Birch’s print workshops in Rossendale. My prints are included. Today (Friday) the fair is open 11am … More Manchester Cathedral Arts & Crafts Fair 15-16 July
For items prior to June 2016, please visit my previous blog. Details here. … More Blog posts before June 2016