Born 1996 in Asheville, United States
Lives and works in Jackson, United States
Liana Rhapsody Ambrose Murray is a self-taught painter and seamstress whose experience in the liberation movement and social justice spaces across the southern US informs her praxis as a Black, queer, southern artist who strives to create work that heals, transforms and makes tangible impact for Black and Indigenous people and communities and their youth. She recently completed a year-long residency at the Mississippi Center for Cultural Production in Utica as their inaugural Artist-In- Residence. Ambrose has received numerous grants and awards for her work, including US Presidential Scholar in the Arts, Yale CCAM Interdisciplinary Arts Award, Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking Innovation at Yale Award, Gordon Grand and Cohen Public Service Fellowships, SpiritHouse Inc. Sankofa Cultural Alchemist Award, and most recently, Alternate ROOTS Project Development Award. She received her BA in African American Studies from Yale University in 2018, concentrating in arts & culture.
Ambrose Murray, the violet center, 2020, Oil, acrylic, paper and various textiles 48h x 36w in

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