Jurrell Lewis Assistant Curator

Jurrell Lewis is an artist and curator, who joined Art21 in November 2020 and is currently the Assistant Curator. Prior to joining Art21, Jurrell completed his Master of Fine Arts from Northwestern University’s Art, Theory, Practice Department and worked as an artist, administrator, and writer in Chicago, IL. Jurrell has taught courses on contemporary art, curated artist-centered programming, exhibited work in the United States and Europe, and most recently co-directed and performed in a production of The Measures Taken, written by Bertolt Brecht.

Jurrell holds B.A.s in Fundamentals: Issues and Texts and Visual Arts from the University of Chicago and an M.F.A. from Northwestern University.