Patrick Murphy

Patrick has over 25 years of experience in working in the design and art sectors, including as an artist, independent design curator, consultant and graphic designer. His art is exhibited internationally and held in public and private collections.

He is the founder and director of MADE NORTH, Sheffield Design Week and Modernist Guides a series of international city guides exploring modernist architecture and design.

He works across a wide range of projects from art commissions for large scale installations of his own work such as ‘Belonging’ at Walker Gallery for Liverpool Biennial to curating leading design exhibitions and projects for others including curating the MADE NORTH Gallery programme and annual conference. Major projects have included ‘Revolutions; from Gatefold to Download, an history of the album cover’ to this year’s celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the British Road Sign at the Design Museum, London.