Blog/Updates

  1. 2022 Darryl Chappell Foundation photographer-in-residence at Ogden Museum of Southern Art

    27 Jan 2022
    OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART AND DARRYL CHAPPELL FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE PHOTOGRAPHER-IN-RESIDENCE SELECTION CONGRATULATIONS TO AARON TURNER Ex-Boxer, 2015, Greenville, Mississippi, 18 in x 12 in This past summer, Ogden Museum was awarded a $13,800 grant from the Darryl Chappell Foundation to fund a photographer-in-residence program. A call for entries for…

  2. Arkansas Times Q&A w/Stephanie Smittle

    09 Jan 2022
    ‘Black Alchemy’: A Q&A with photographer Aaron Turner CARBON, MARS, OBSIDIAN: In Aaron Turner’s photography, black is far from being a single hue.

  3. Winning Artists of the Creator Labs Photo Fund | Aperture Foundation

    04 Oct 2021
    “This summer, Aperture and Google’s Creator Labs teamed up to launch a new initiative, the Creator Labs Photo Fund, aimed at providing financial support to photographers in the wake of COVID-19. Selected by Aperture’s editors, the twenty winning artists are recognized for their exceptional vision as well as the strength

  4. Delta Voices: Artists of the Mid-South

    27 Aug 2021
    “Turner was selected to participate in Delta Voices by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. A photographer and educator based in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Turner leads the Center for Photographers of Color at the University of Arkansas. He draws upon his own experiences as an artist from the Arkansas Delta to

  5. Available Print @ f22 Fine Art Prints

    14 Jun 2021
    Enclose, 2021 from the upcoming series, I Won’t Be Here, available for a limited time at f22 FINE ART PRINTS “This image is a representation of the pursuit of light within my practice over the years. For a long time I waited patiently and responded to available light but in…

  6. Collaborative Conversations: Aaron Turner and Sonja Thomsen

    09 Apr 2021
    Artists Sonja Thomsen and Aaron Turner discuss the role of light in their practice; their conversation on a new nothing; their respective shows at The Suburban and Light Work; as well as celebrate their new publications.

  7. Q&A w/ BASEMENT

    08 Apr 2021
    Q&A with BASEMENT Curators

  8. Recent Acquisition & Interview | The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

    08 Apr 2021
    Aaron Turner: An Interview by Jessica D. Brier, Ph.D., Deknatel Curatorial Fellow in Photography Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College  The Ongoing Moment: Recent Acquisitions of Photography at the Loeb March 13 - June 27, 2021

  9. Smithsonian Magazine Cover & Opening Illustrations | April 2021 Issue | Tulsa 1921

    23 Mar 2021
    Smithsonian Magazine Cover & Opening Illustrations | April 2021 Issue | Tulsa 1921 THE PROMISE OF OKLAHOMA, How the push for statehood led a beacon of racial progress to oppression and violence BY VICTOR LUCKERSON AMERICAN TERROR, A century ago in Tulsa, a murderous mob attacked the most prosperous black…

  10. Commission: The Atlantic Cover, March 2021 Issue

    28 Feb 2021
    The Atlantic, March 2021 Cover Thank you Christine Walsh , Luise Stauss, and Emily Jan for this opportunity!  Stories of Slavery, From Those Who Survived It The Federal Writers’ Project narratives provide an all-too-rare link to our past. by Clint Smith Photograph by Aaron Turner; archival image from Library of…

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