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

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

‘Northern Collective’ Exhibition in Keswick

The ‘Northern Collective’ Exhibition at Keswick’s Theatre by the Lake runs until Sunday 11 November 2018. The group exhibition is varied and contemporary – with artwork by 16 artists from Cumbria, the North West and further afield. You can see paintings, printmaking, textile art and assemblage in the Circle Gallery. Carolyn Murphy has four linocuts … More ‘Northern Collective’ Exhibition in Keswick