Anna Murphy is a natural dye artist from St. John’s, Newfoundland. Inspired by her travels and many adventures, she has recently opened her own dye studio and shop in Bonavista, Newfoundland. She serves on the board of directors for the craft council of NL and the Irish Heritage Organization, Rose of Tralee. She is deeply committed to learning new techniques and plans to expand her gallery work in the future. In this episode, Anna sits down with Ellen McCutcheon to discuss her techniques, processes, and the influence of her family and heritage on her work.
This episode is part of a series of programs in partnership with the Memorial University graduate course Folk 6740 - Public Folklore, and the Craft Council of NL, to document craft traditions in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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The Living Heritage Podcast is about people who are engaged in the heritage and culture sector, from museum professionals and archivists, to tradition bearers and craftspeople - all those who keep history alive at the community level. The show is a partnership between HFNL and CHMR Radio. Past episodes hosted on Libsyn, and you can subscribe via iTunes, or Stitcher. Theme music is Rythme Gitan by Latché Swing.