On BBC Radio Lancashire

Today Prospect Printmakers joined Sally & Brett on BBC Radio Lancashire to talk about printmaking. Carolyn Murphy joined Alan Birch of Prospect Studios in Waterfoot and fellow printmaker Peter Cave in the studio talking about the Pennine themed exhibition which runs until 17 June at The Whitaker Art Gallery & Museum in Rawtenstall. The exhibition … More On BBC Radio Lancashire

New ‘The Pennines’ printmaking exhibition

A new exhibition of Pennines-inspired work from Alan Birch’s Prospect Printmakers opened on Saturday 21 April in Rawtenstall’s Whitaker Art Gallery and Museum. This group exhibition includes Carolyn Murphy’s latest linocut ‘ Halo’. The Pennines exhibition runs from 21 April until 17 June 2018. It includes new work by 20 artists in a wide range … More New ‘The Pennines’ 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

The Boo art market

Carolyn Murphy is taking part in The Boo Art market with other Prospect Studios printmakers on 26 & 27 November 12-4pm in Waterfoot, Rossendale. It’s a lovely, indoor venue & she’ll be including new work. There will be a selection of stalls from local makers, artists and craftspeople, and a café. It’s a great place to find … More The Boo art market

20:20 prints x 2!

This year Carolyn Murphy is submitting 2 editions for the 20:20 print exchange – yes, sheer madness – one with Alan Birch’s Prospect Studios and another with Hot Bed Press. Both linocut editions are all done and you can see images below. For more process and stage images check out Carolyn’s blog at carolynmurphyprintmaker.blogspot.co.uk. A full edition takes quite a … More 20:20 prints x 2!

Manchester Cathedral Arts & Crafts Fair 15-16 July

On 15th and 16th July there are stalls within Manchester Cathedral, selling arts & crafts. The Prospect Studios printmakers will be there with original prints – linocuts, etchings, monoprints & more – all by artist printmakers who are regulars at Alan Birch’s print workshops in Rossendale. Carolyn Murphy’s prints are included. On Friday the fair is open 11am … More Manchester Cathedral Arts & Crafts Fair 15-16 July