La Grande, OR
Susan Murrell’s large-scale and site-specific installations, paintings, and works on paper are exhibited nationally. She has been awarded many residencies at international programs, most recently at Arteles in Finland, Westfjords in Iceland, and Playa and Caldera both in Oregon. In the fall of 2016, Murrell was the Artist-in-Residence at Portland State University's Studio MFA program which resulted in a solo exhibition at the Autzen Gallery in Portland titled, “we are all cosmic dust.” She has received multiple Golden Spot and Mid-Career Artist Awards through the Ford Family Foundation and in 2017 won a Oregon Arts Commission’s Career Opportunity Grant. Susan lives and works in La Grande, Oregon and is an Associate Professor of Art at Eastern Oregon University.