Ian Murphy Artist & Educator
Ian Murphy’s role as an Artist and Educator has been firmly established internationally over the last 30 years, and his working practice fits within the 2D parameters of drawing, painting and printmaking. His experience crosses all the recognised art awards; GCSE, A Level, International Baccalaureate and National Diploma to name just a few, and from a teachers perspective his artistic philosophy fits perfectly into the marking criteria that is the common denominator of every course. Ian Murphy’s natural enthusiasm and passion for drawing and painting is evident in his approach, making his work both exciting and extremely accessible to students and teachers alike, and is the main reason he is very much in demand within the educational arena. The inspiration that Ian Murphy delivers is not only represented within his artwork but also in his presentation skills. He possesses a unique ability to modify his artistic language to cater for all audiences, communicating the essence of his practice to artistically stretch teachers, and the gifted and talented whilst, at the same time, ensuring that all levels of student understand his concepts and strategies.