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“Renaissanced” : Echoes in the printmaking world

Artwork from the Turner Gallery

Melissa Joseph

February 1, 2020

Visitors walking into the Janet Turner Print Museum this month will be greeted by dozens of influential prints and lithographs, ranging from the early 1500s to the late 20th century. The exhibition, dubbed “Renaissanced” was curated by Chico State history professor, Jason Nice, and the students in...

New art exhibit celebrates faculty artists

Danielle Kessler

August 30, 2019

The Janet Turner Print Museum has a new collection, “Drawn In-By Hand," which includes pieces curated by various art professors at Chico State. The intention of this exhibit is to show each instructor’s own diverse teaching philosophy while also expressing the importance of drawing for print...

Deep Etch looks at the past of printmaking

James McManus

Alex Coba

October 22, 2018

"Deep Etch: Legends of Chico Printmaking" is the latest exhibition to come to the Janet Turner Print Museum this fall.Since the hiring of John C. Ayres in 1946, who established an accredited art program, the art department at Chico State has seen great art faculty come and go. This gallery is design...

Behind the art: ‘Visual Metrics’ Prints and Poetry

Behind the art: 'Visual Metrics' Prints and Poetry

Elias Denny

September 19, 2016

"Visual Metrics" Print and Poetry is an art exhibit currently being displayed at the Janet Turner Print Museum. The exhibition talk occurred on Thursday Sept. 15, at the Zingg Recital Hall, Arts and Humanities Building. A reception followed at The Turner lead by Chico State English Professor Jeanne Cl...

Janet Turner Print Museum opens new exhibit

Prints, like this one by Kochi Yamamoto, will be on display at the Janet Turner Print Museum until Feb. 20. Photo credit: Chico State School of the Arts Facebook page

Bridget Comito

February 8, 2016

Chico State's Janet Turner Print Museum highlights its collection of hidden treasures in its current location. Dr. Janet Turner was a Chico State professor of art education and printmaking from 1959 to 1981. Turner started collecting fine art pieces in the late 1940s during her time at Chico State and...

Solo exhibition by local Bay Area artist

Erin Vierra

March 1, 2015

This past week was the last chance to catch the solo exhibition at the Turner Print museum here at Chico State. The exhibition was by the winner of the National Print Competition Solo Exhibition Award which was given by Anne Collins Goodyear, the juror for 10th annual Turner National Print Compe...

Campus museum celebrates Janet Turner’s 100th birthday

Veronica Hodur

March 12, 2014

It's been 100 years since Chico artist and teacher Janet Turner was born. What better way to celebrate than showing a collection of her early work? The Janet Turner Print Museum is featuring a collection of Janet Turner's work from the 1940s and 1950s called "Angles and Planes: Janet Turner and the Built Environment" until April 12....

Printmaking competition brings fresh art to campus

Catherine Sullivan, the curator for the Janet Turner Print Museum, stands next to a printed pillow submitted to the Janet Turner National Print Competition.Photo credit: Frances Mansour

Veronica Hodur

February 3, 2014

The Janet Turner Print Museum and the University Art Gallery have collaborated once again for a biennial national print competition, and this time they're thinking outside the box. "Pushing Boundaries - Expanding Horizons" is a nationwide print competition with an exhibit on campus that features artists from all over the United States. The overall winner is...

Exhibit explores life and landscape

Norma Loya
Graduate students Trinity Stanio and Adria Davis observe  “At the Berlin Wall” by Dorothy Mandel at the Turner Print Museum. The piece was printed using a color woodcut method in 1970.

Nicole Santos

September 10, 2013

Explore a Colorado ghost town and the Berlin Wall at the Janet Turner Print Museum’s first exhibit of the school year. “Landscape as Metaphor — From Arcadia to Dystopia” looks at metaphorical understandings of the human-land relationship, said Catherine Sullivan, the museum’s exhibit...

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