Karen Murphy Glassworks

Curriculum Vitae


I specialise in the production of site specific artifacts, that are inspired directly by the location and environment.

Professional Bodies

I am a committee member of the Contempory Glass Society                               Treasurer of the Parndon Mill Artist                                                                     Member of the Hertfordshire Visual Arts Forum

Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales


Access to Art and Design, University of Hertfordshire                                       Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants                                             BSc (Hons) Maths and its Applications, Southhampton University                       "A" Levels, Maths, Further maths, Economics, General Studies


Visiting Lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire, 2006-2007                      Visiting Lecturer at The Royal College of Art, 2005-2007                             Self Employed accountancy practice, 1989-1995                                         Lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire, 1989-1993                          Thomas Cook Financial Services, 1985-1988                                             Arthur, Young, McClelland Moores, 1981-1984


"Glasshous" Parndon Mill Gallery, Harlow                                                         "On the Edge" Courtyard Arts, Hertford

Work Shown at:

  • Courtyard Arts
  • East Herts Graphics
  • The Artshed
  • Parndon Mill Gallery
  • The Gibberd Gallery


My work is in several private collections, both in the UK and internationally.