Blog/Updates

  1. 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

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. Podcast: The Careful Photograph Ep. 2

    28 Feb 2021
    Thank you Tarrah Krajnak for inviting me to be a guest on The Careful Photograph podcast Spotify  In this episode, we sit down with photographer Aaron Turner to discuss The joy of Roquemore #2 from the series Black alchemy: there may still be time left (2020). Aaron Turner’s series Black

  5. Book - TIS03: Black Alchemy: if this one thing is true

    27 Feb 2021
    TIS Books  For TIS03 - the third installment of the TIS multi-artist series - we’ve taken advantage of this eventful time in history to expand beyond the TIS collective and include new friends and fresh outlooks.Social and political upheaval, a tumultuous election, and a crippling pandemic that’s forced the

  6. In conversation w/Sonja Thomsen | Feb 27th, 2021 @ 12CST

    23 Feb 2021
    Saturday, February 27 at 12pm CST  Collaborative Conversations: Sonja Thomsen & Aaron Turner, a visual conversation on anewnothing  https://saic-edu.zoom.us/j/81180780491  YOU WILL FIND IT WHERE IT IS: A READER ©Sonja Thomsen

  7. Interview: F-Stop Magazine

    01 Feb 2021
    Thank you to Christy Karpinski, editor at F-Stop Magazine for the invite to be the featured photographer for their The Constructed Image issue. Also thank you to Cary Benbow, staff writer at F-Stop Magazine for conducting the interview with me. Feature: https://www.fstopmagazine.com/featured.html ; Interview: https://www.fstopmagazine.com/blog/2021/02/interview-with-photographer-aaron-turner/  Interview on Medium: https://medium.com/f-stop-magazine/interview-with-photographer-aaron-turner-bad573cc9964

  8. Commission: New York Times

    01 Feb 2021
    Do We Ask Too Much of Black Heroes? Every year for a month, we celebrate the heroes of Black history. But these stories can obscure how change happens and who gets left behind.  Words by Imani Perry

  9. 2020 Artist 3 60 Grant

    01 Feb 2021
    https://artists360.art/artists-2020/ Thank you to the Mid-American Arts Alliance for recently awarding me a 2020 Artist 360 Grant for my project Yesterday Once More!

  10. Art for the Isolated w/Daoone Huff

    01 Feb 2021
    https://www.artfortheisolated.org/ Art for the Isolated is an expanding and diverse collective of artists and poets who are creating generative dialogue between text and images. The resulting pairings are printed in the form of postcards and given to hospitals to be distributed to isolated patients and caregivers across the country. Participating

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