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!

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

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

Printmaker Carolyn Murphy in Stockport Open Art Exhibition 2017

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

Art on the Railings

Didsbury printmaker Carolyn Murphy had a great day today at Didsbury Arts Festival’s ‘Art on the Railings’ event in Fletcher Moss park with fellow printmaker Cate Gibson. Despite the threat of rain the two stayed dry and enjoyed the music, on day 1 of this year’s festival. It could have been a bit warmer – for … More Art on the Railings

Gecko linocut in charity sale

Carolyn Murphy’s gecko linocut is now in Stratford-on-Avon at the Twitter Art Exhibition 2017, to help raise money for children’s charity Molly Olly’s Wishes. This year’s charity art sale on Saturday 1 April sees artwork from over 1000 artists from all over the world go on sale. Each artist contributed a one-off original postcard-sized piece of artwork to the … More Gecko linocut in charity sale

Clitheroe exhibition

This week Carolyn Murphy visited the Longitude Gallery in Clitheroe, currently hosting an exhibition of work by Prospect Printmakers. Carolyn has 2 framed original linocut prints on show (one already sold) as well as a selection of unframed work in the browsers. The Clitheroe exhibition shows great variety and high quality printmaking in a great space close … More Clitheroe exhibition