Blog/Updates

  1. 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!

  2. 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

  3. Exhibition @ Light Work: Black Alchemy, Backwards/Forwards

    14 Jan 2021
    Black Alchemy, Backwards/Forwards January 25 – March 4, 2021Kathleen O. Ellis GalleryVirtual Artist Talk: Thursday, February 18, 6pm Light Work will exhibit more than 20 works by Arkansas–based photographer Aaron Turner in its first main gallery show of 2021. Aaron Turner: Black Alchemy, Backwards/Forwards will be on view in the…

  4. Oxford American (ISSUE 111, WINTER 2020)

    25 Nov 2020
    THE MISSING BLACK NOTES By  Harmony Holiday

  5. Artist Panel Talk: Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz

    02 Nov 2020
    Saturday, November 7, 2 pm EST Artist Talk: with exhibiting artists Erika Morillo, Antonio Pulgarin, and Aaron Turner, featured in Dos Mundos: (Re)Constructing Narratives - Moderated by Juanita Lanzo and Stephanie LindquistThis program was made possible by the Esmark Creativity Project.Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUodeiprTsoG9enP4uRtShXN-5PNIunrYBY Dos Mundos: (Re)Constructing Narratives features twelve artists

  6. a new nothing w/ Sonja Thomsen

    29 Oct 2020
    Check out my conversation with Sonja Thomsen on a new nothing.

  7. Keynote Speaker: 2020 SPE South Central Virtual Conference

    22 Oct 2020
    October 24, 2020, 6:45 pm CDT Black Alchemy: Race, Aesthetics, Abstraction, and Ontology  A talk by Aaron Turner South Central, Sponsored by the University of Arkansas School of Art

  8. Commission: The Atlantic

    22 Oct 2020
    THE FIRSTSThe children who desegregated America The Children Who Desegregated America’s Schools A special project from The Atlantic

  9. Digital Residency - BASEMENT (Sept. 7 - 28)

    15 Sep 2020
    I’m currently in the middle of doing a digital-residency with BASEMENT — An artist run space in Chapel Hill, NC. You can follow along as I take over their Instagram account (@basementartspace)for the next few weeks. I’m sharing new images from a series titled Black Alchemy: There may still be

  10. Recent Interviews: Shades Collective & Humble Arts Foundation

    31 Jul 2020
     What is Black Alchemy? A Conversation on Abstraction and Identity via Humble Arts Foundation  Aaron Turner Speaks on Institutional Shortcomings & Reclaiming the Narrative of Black Photographers via Shades Collective  Recent Podcasts: United Nations of Photo: A Photographic Life Podcast - 118: Plus Aaron Turner B&H Photography Podcast: Internal Thoughts…

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