Cara Murphy-Smith is the founder and director of In the Field, a nonprofit working to connect St. Louis children to St. Louis nature. She is a graduate of Webster University, with a B.A. in studio art, a psychology minor, and an art therapy certificate. Cara is a 2019-2020 CAT Institute Fellow with the Regional Arts Commission. Her past experience includes roles with Texas Parks and Wildlife, Saint Louis Zoo, and Missouri Botanical Garden. Her present focus is nourishing relationships between communities and the nature hyper-local to them.

Cara Murphy-Smith’s Programs

Arts & Learning Snacks
The Rain Saver Snack Pack