Martin Murphy

Born in Sheffield, England, 1949.

Art Education-

Sheffield College of Art (Foundation year) 1968 - 1969

Kingston College of Art (Diploma course) 1969 - 1972

Post Graduate:

Dept. of Art Education (Leeds University) Art Teachers Cert. 1975 - 1976


Group Shows:

Graves Gallery, Sheffield 1973
Ferens Gallery, Hull 1975
Private Collector, Innishannon 1999
Lavit Gallery, Cork 1999 - 2003
West Cork Art Centre, Annual Members show
Millcove Gallery, Co. Cork 2000
Sefton Open, Southport, England 2004

Solo Shows:

Crucible Theatre, Sheffield 1976
Tigh Fili, Cork City 1999
West Cork Art Centre 2002
Bucherhaus Jansen, Russelsheim, Germany 2002
Glebe Gallery, Baltimore, Co. Cork 2002
The Warren Gallery, Castletownsend, Co Cork 2005

Auction Houses:

De Veres, Dublin
James Adam, Dublin
Mullen's, Co Dublin
M. O’Driscoll, Cork

Public Collections-

Cork County Council: “Blue Slab 22” installed in Bantry Library, County Cork

Martin’s work is to be found in many prestigious private collections, both in Ireland and also throughout the UK, Europe and the USA.

In keeping with his desire to continue working on large-scale paintings, Martin welcomes commissions from both public and private clients.