New butterfly linocut revealed

Today, Carolyn Murphy launched a new multi-plate butterfly linocut from her website shop. The linocut design, called ‘Welcome Home’, is inspired by the return of the rare Manchester argus butterfly to its local habitat, after 150 years. Carolyn, a Manchester-based artist and printmaker created the linocut during the pandemic lockdowns. The BBC featured the positive … More New butterfly linocut revealed

New Lancashire Panopticon series of linocuts

Carolyn Murphy’s new series of original linocut prints 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 Lancashire landmarks were all part of an innovative art and regeneration project, some years ago, and have gone on to … 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

Carolyn Murphy’s original linocut ‘Above Ullswater’ was chosen as a Board’s Choice in the 2019 Twitter Art Exhibition. Back in 2017, artist and printmaker Carolyn Murphy took part in the online Twitter Art Exhibition and was soon hooked. Every year since then, she has donated a one-off postcard-sized piece of original art to a great … 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