patricia turner art
"GROWTH" A juried statewide SAQA exhibit; DUNEDIN FINE ARTS CENTER (DFAC) Dunedin, FL
with "Cellular Skyline", Refugees Risking the Seas", and "Social Media Suction"
Juror Pamela Allen
Reception June 9, 6 to 9 pm
Herndan, VA : just outside DC
July 7 - 23, 2017
Artist Events all weekend
July 14, 15, 16
"Post Traumatic Stress Demons"
“Although Post Traumatic Stress Disorder statistics vary widely, the Congressional Research Service estimates that among Iraq and Afghanistan Army war veterans PTSD is as high as 67%. Statistics relating to military PTSD may vary but all studies agree on this: PTSD, depression, and suicide have increased at alarming rates among our nation’s veterans. Due to woefully inadequate funding, our Veteran’s Administration has proved itself incapable of addressing these unseen wounds of war.
How long… and at what ultimate human cost… will we allow these demons to go untreated?”
“The Engaged Object” Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO January 22 – March 28, 2016 Jurors Marianne Lorenz and Becky Guy
“Pennsylvania Nat’l Extravaganza” Philadelphia, September 17 – 20, 201
Jurors: Frieda Anderson, Bobbie Berquist, Jennie Rayment, Laura Wasilowski
"29th Annual All Florida Juried Exhibition" Alliance for the Arts, Ft Myers, FL June 5 - June 27, 2015 Video Review, Judge Fran Gardner (video review)
"Denver National Festival X", Denver Mart, Denver, CO April 30 - May 2, 2015
"Destination Savannah", Trade and Convention Center, Savannah, Georgia , March 26 - 29, 2015
"Coming Home" All Media Exhibit, Art Center Sarasota, August, September, & October, 2014 Judges Suzanna Spann and Megan Voeller
Goff Gallery, Visual Art Center, Punta Gorda, FL December, 2014
Judge Carol Funk, Textile Museum
nationally curated all media art exhibit
Curator Anja Foerschner of the Getty Research Institute
Slocumb Galleries, East Tennessee State University
Johnson city, TN March 13 - April 7, 2017
Curator's Lecture, Ball Auditorium ETSU campus
March 23, 6 - 8
Exhibitions April, May, June 2017
"Displacement and Migration"
nationally juried all media art exhibit
sponsored by the St Louis Art Guild, celebrating 130 years
Oak Knoll Mansion in St Louis, MO
April 21 - May 20
May 3 Gallery Talk, 7:00 pm
Jurors Anita Fields and Basil Kincaid
See GALLERY page for Sarasota solo Exhibit Photos
"Viewpoints: All Sewn Up"
“Day At The Beach” is a plea for all of us in this country to accept war torn refugees; it is a plea to reject hatred, bigotry and fear.
Turner's piece statement reads in part:
I stitched 340 words into this small piece, see tab above for entire text. A portion reads: “Why do we do not rise with One United Voice of Protest when a major political figure publicly states that we should not only ban refugees but, gee, let’s go ahead and ban ALL Muslims……….all billion plus of them………..because, wow, you never know when someone fleeing death and famine and torture might show up at your doorstep with an AK 47.”