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Collaborative exhibit ‘Wide Open Spaces’ turns heads

Collaborative exhibit  ‘Wide Open Spaces’ turns heads

Anisha Brady

October 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus

Chico State is the home to a newly curated exhibit at the Janet Turner Museum. It showcases and intertwines Janet Turner’s one of a kind prints with photography by the university’s advanced photography students.   The exhibit "Wide Open Spaces" is unique in the way that it presents art solely inspired by nature found in the Chi...

Relocated Turner Museum launches first Print and Poetry exhibition

Relocated Turner Museum launches first Print and Poetry exhibition

Katia Berg

September 4, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

The Janet Turner Print Museum opened its first exhibition last Monday; it is titled Visual Metrics: Print and Poetry. It will stay open until Oct. 1. Print and Poetry is a collaboration between visual imagery and poetry. Advanced poetry students were instructed to select a print they connected with,...

‘Does Size Matter’ changes perspectives for viewers

‘Does Size Matter’ changes perspectives for viewers

Dana Muensterman

September 4, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

It's all about perception. The way people perceive things is the key to life; it either makes people grow as individuals or pushes them further into their own world. In the most recent exhibition at Chico State, “Does Size Matter,” Catherine Sullivan, curator and head of the collection, ch...

Curator preserves artistic expression at Chico State

Curator preserves artistic expression at Chico State

Tom Sundgren

March 21, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Since 1968, Catherine Sullivan has studied and been immersed in art at Chico State and now helps to ensure that art continues to thrive on campus as curator of the Janet Turner Print Museum. She received her bachelor's and master's degrees both in studio arts and art history. When looking for jo...

Remembering a legacy: Janet Turner

Remembering a legacy: Janet Turner

Emma Wood-Wright

September 1, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Video

From 1959 to 1981, students at Chico State who took printmaking in Room 205 of Taylor Hall were exposed to prints by artists like Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso and David Hockney, and not just projected on a big white screen, but within arms reach. Janet Turner, their teacher and world-renowned prin...

Campus museum celebrates Janet Turner’s 100th birthday

Campus museum celebrates Janet Turner’s 100th birthday

Veronica Hodur

March 12, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

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

Printmaking competition brings fresh art to campus

Veronica Hodur

February 3, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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...

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