Peter Murphy is active/lives in England. Peter Murphy is known for egg tempera and gold leaf religious image painting.
Biography Peter Murphy
Peter Murphy (born 1959) is a British artist working in traditional egg tempera and gold leaf techniques, and a member of the Stuckist art movement. He was born in Leeds, England, and educated at Jacob Kramer College of Art and the University of East London. He trained with iconographer Guillem Ramos-Poquí.
Murphy uses traditional techniques from medieval altar painting, including egg tempera paint and gilding with gold leaf. He is a member of The Society of Tempera Painters and runs courses teaching these traditional techniques. He has led workshops in Byzantine painting techniques on the Greek island of Skyros.
He has been commissioned by a number of churches in the UK, notably Tewkesbury Abbey and the church of St Mary Redc
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