Brooks Turner

About

jbrooksturner@gmail.com

Brooks Turner is an artist living and working in Minneapolis, MN


EDUCATION

University of California, Los Angeles | Los Angeles CA | Master of Fine Arts, 2015
Sculpture

Amherst College | Amherst, MA | Bachelor of Arts Cum Laude, 2012
Art and the History of Art


EXHIBITIONS

2018
"The Bridge" two person exhibition with Tamara Anne Turner, Lillian Davis Hogan Galleries, St. Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN

2017
“All the Small Things,” group exhibition, Steve Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Terrestrial Outlines,” two person exhibition with Tamara Anne Turner, College of the Redwoods, Eureka, CA

2015
“Only by Analogy,” group exhibition, East and Peggy Phelps Galleries, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
“MFA #2,” group exhibition, New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“MEATSPACE,” group exhibition, The Oasis, Los Angeles, CA

2014
“MFA 2015,” group exhibition, New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Now Trending,” group exhibition, Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA

2013
“&again&again,” group exhibition, Chicago Art Department, Chicago, IL
“Collection,” group exhibition, Gallery Seven Nine, Chicago, IL
“On the Precipice,” group exhibition, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL
“Black Hole in Process,” Solo Performance, Ryan Education Center, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
“Copy.right?” group exhibition, Gallery 33, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL
“Night Lights,” group exhibition, Gallery Twenty-Two, Berwyn, IL

2012
“Majestic National, 2012” juried group exhibition, Majestic Galleries, Nelsonville, OH
“Thesis Show,” group exhibition, Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst College, Amherst, MA
“Sounds from the Corridor,” Arms Music Center, Amherst College, Amherst, MA

2011
“Black and White,” group exhibition, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists’ Coalition, Brooklyn, NY


PUBLICATIONS

2017
A Guide to Charles Ray Sleeping Mime, research, editing, writing, and content development

2016
“Notes on an Installation: Crater of a Home, Corner of a Mind,” New German Review, Volume 27

2015
“Selections from ‘Black Hole in Process: Cygnus X-1,’” Graphite Interdisciplinary Journal of the Arts, Issue 6
“Graduate Students Showcase Works in Second of MFA Exhibition Series,” Kelsey Rocha, The Daily Bruin, April 6th, 2015


LECTURES

2017
“Visiting Artist Lecture: Brooks and Tamara Turner,” in conjunction with “Terrestrial Outlines,” College of the Redwoods, Eureka, CA

2015
Visiting Artist Lecture for “Your World Through Photography” at Summer Arts @ Menlo, Menlo School, Atherton, CA
“Explorations in Cosmic Materialism,” in conjunction with the launch of Graphite Interdisciplinary Journal of the Arts, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA


AWARDS, GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIPS, AND FELLOWSHIPS

2014-15
Edward J. and Alice Mae Smith Scholarship, University of California, Los Angeles
Levinson Scholarship, University of California, Los Angeles
D’Arcy Hayman Scholarship, University of California, Los Angeles
Booth Art Scholarship, University of California, Los Angele
UCLA Art Council Award, University of California, Los Angele
Graduate Division Award, University of California, Los Angeles

2013-14
Resnick Scholarship, University of California, Los Angeles
Graduate Division Award, University of California, Los Angeles

2012-13
George A. Plimpton Fellowship, Amherst College

2012
4th Semiannual competition, Dave Bown Projects
Athanasios Demetrios Skouras Prize, Amherst College
Alpha Delta Phi Fund and the David P. Patchel Memorial Fund, Amherst College

2011
Alpha Delta Phi Fund and the David P. Patchel Memorial Fund, Amherst College  
Dean of Faculty Student Research Fellowship, Amherst College