Of a Mountain Morning   World of Welding  March 2013

    Beautiful colorations, achieved through the use of copper and stainless steel, make this unique piece of art a favorite at Mission Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina. Of a Mountain Morning is the work of Catherine Murphy, a student at Hobart Institute in 1979-80.


Steeling the Show   Verve Magazine

     Catherine Murphy forged a path from construction materials to butterflies.



Garden Fresh Art fom Woodfin    The Laurel of Asheville

     Haw Creek Forge began as the vision of Catherine Murphy at her Haw Creek home nearly         two decades ago. 

Copper Art Shines in the Garden  Copper in the Arts

      Haw Creek Forge, owned by Catherine Murphy, in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Asheville, North Carolina. They’ve been at that site for ten years and pride themselves on “continuing the tradition of handcrafted in the mountains".

          San Francisco Chronicle, May 2004