A native of Ann Arbor, Michigan, Murrill earned her Master of Fine Arts degree at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is known most especially for her animal sculptures in a variety of media. In 1986 she received a Guggenheim Fellowship; she received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in 1984 and 1985, a Rome Prize in 1979 and 1980, and a new talent purchase award from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, which is among the organizations owning examples of her work.
First Thursdays Art Walk
First Thursdays Art Walk celebrates the diverse cultural art scene of Laguna Beach. LAM offers free admission from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
A Closer Look: William Mortensen
Learn about William Mortensen’s impact on photography and on image making in the 20th century with Britt Salvesen and Rochelle Steiner.
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