Blair Murphy is a curator and writer based in Washington, DC and Managing Director of DC Arts Center. She was a Helena Rubinstein Curatorial Fellow of the Whitney Independent Study Program from 2014 to 2015. Her past curatorial projects include exhibitions at The Kitchen (New York, NY), Field Projects (New York, NY), Flashpoint Gallery (Washington, DC), Arlington Arts Center (Arlington, VA), Washington Project for the Arts (Washington, DC), VisArts Rockville (Rockville, MD), and DC Arts Center (Washington, DC). She was a Partner at Field Projects, an artist-run project space in New York, from 2015 to 2016, Program Director at Washington Projects for the Arts from 2011 to 2013, and a curator with Sparkplug, an artist collective sponsored by DC Arts Center, from 2008 through 2011. She has written for Hyperallergic, BmoreArt, and Daily Serving, among other outlets. She holds a BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art and an MA from Georgetown University.