Since taking the helm of the Hammonds House Museum in 2013, Murrell has breathed new life into the nearly 30-year-old West End arts center by pushing conversations about racial injustice and inequality. Katrina Andry’s recent wood cut show combined social commentary with a study of anatomy. Murrell, an accomplished painter herself, is known for reaching out to younger artists. hammondshouse.org
This article originally appeared in our December 2017 issue.