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Carlton Decourcey Murrell, American artist. Recipient Achievement award, Council Barbadian Organization New York, 2002. Set designer Caribbean Theater Workshop, Brooklyn, 1975; art consultant Caribbean African American Council New York, Brooklyn, 1986-1988. Member Brooklyn Watercolor Society.

Background

Murrell, Carlton Decourcey was born on July 17, 1945 in Bridgetown, Barbados. Son of Charles Herbert and Albertha Clarissa Murrell.

Education

Student, Art Students League, New York City, 1968-1970;diploma, Pels Art School, New York City, 1972-1975.

Career

Accounting clerk, General Adjustment Bureau, New York City, 1970-1974;commercial artist, Graphic Engravers, New Jersey, 1974-1975;expediter, Colonial Hardware, New Jersey, 1975-1979;shipping coordinator, Codelco Inc., New York City, since 1979;teacher art, Brooklyn Truth Center, since 1988. Teacher art Fort Green Senior Citizens Center, Brooklyn.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-person shows include Audubon Art Club, New York, 1982, Jamaica (New York ) Art Center, 1991, Park House Gallery, Barbados, 1994, Savacou Gallery, New York, 1994, Sonzi's Gallery, New York, 1995, Crossroads Theatre Art Gallery, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1996. Exhibited oil paintings at Flushing Art League (2d prize), 1979, Fulton Art Fair (1st prize), 1982, (1st prize), 1984, Salamagundi Art Club, 1982. Represented in numerous permanent collections.

Membership

Set designer Caribbean Theater Workshop, Brooklyn, 1975. Art consultant Caribbean African American Council New York, Brooklyn, 1986-1988. Member Brooklyn Watercolor Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: dancing, reading, swimming, singing.

Connections

Married Hazel Adams, March 31, 1969 (divorced March 1987). Children: Jacqueline, Jamal.

father:
Charles Herbert

mother:
Albertha Clarissa Murrell

spouse:
Hazel Adams

children:
Jacqueline Murrell

Jamal Murrell