Cara MurphyCara Murphy

Cara Murphy is a contemporary silversmith based in Northern Ireland. She applies traditional silversmithing techniques to create innovative and sculptural functional silver tableware.

Cara works mainly to commission and exhibits her silverware internationally. Her work has been showcased in numerous high profile applied art and silversmithing exhibitions. Her silver tableware is represented in many national and international public and private collections including the Ulster Museum, Belfast; the Shipley Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne; Aberdeen Art Gallery; The Arts Council/An Chomhairle Ealaíon; the Arts Council of Northern Ireland; and the Royal College of Art, London.

Artist's StatementArtist's Statement

The landscape of tableware: questioning contexts, boundaries and function in silverware. Using traditional silversmithing techniques the work addresses the concept of a silver landscape in the context of the table that challenges the boundaries of functional silver tableware.

Selected PiecesSelected Pieces