Textile/Fiber Art Workshops with Mary Murphy in Carrigaline, Co. Cork

Mixed Media and Fiber Artist Mary Murphy will teach a course on Fiber Art over 10 weeks starting this September 11th. This is the first of it’s kind in this area and a unique opportunity to work firsthand with an experienced artist in her Studio in Carrigaline. Drawing with your sewing needle or sewing machine to create one of a kind images/ portraits. Course also covers Cheesecloth portraits and experimentation with mixed media. Everything from felting, weaving, silk painting, Batik, quilting or surface detail. No previous experience necessary.

Irish artist Mary Murphy ” is original and possesses superior skill. But most of all she is compassionate toward every person that she portrays in her work. She has expanded beyond her beginnings in textile design to master an individualized technique.” Trudi Van Dyke. Independent Fine Arts Curator. Fiber Art Now Magazine.

This technique of replacing pen and paper with needle and thread, as a method of drawing, hearkens back to her classical art and fashion design design training. It’s use illustrates the importance of mark making in her expression. She and her husband, also an artist, will host a joint Art Exhibition in St Peter’s Church, North Main Street, Cork, starts Thurs 5.30pm 5th Sept 2019, and continues for the month. Together they run a busy Studio in Carrigaline, Co. Cork. This Studio is the centre of a thriving Art school, Art Suppliers, Arty Party Venue and Framers.

Dates: Wednesday mornings starting 12th September for 10 weeks
Times: 10.00am – 12.30pm
Fee: €190
Location: Carrigaline, Co. Cork
Booking: marymurphy.weebly.com or 086 322 0336

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