Linocut commission on Macmillan Centre wall

Carolyn Murphy delivered ‘Serenity’, her A1 linocut commission, 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 open soon. The official opening will be in a few months’ time. The original linocut was created … 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

Warrington Contemporary now Open

Carolyn Murphy’s monoprint ‘Hidden Depths’ is on display at the Warrington Contemporary Open Exhibition at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, as part of the Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival 2017.  The exhibition runs until 28 October and all work is for sale. The photograph below was taken at the Exhibition Opening on 29 September, by photographer Phil Portus who is exhibiting in … More Warrington Contemporary now Open

Fabric printing workshop

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