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2016 Hallie Ford Fellow

Lynne Woods Turner


(Left to Right) "9299," 2018. Oil on linen over panel, 12 x 12 in. "9148," 2015. Oil, pencil on linen over panel, 12 x 9 in

Lynne Woods Turner is a contemporary abstract painter also recognized for her intimate pencil drawings and works on paper.

Lynne Woods Turner was born in Dallas, Texas. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri, and obtained both a Master of Arts and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Iowa. Turner is the recipient of a Bonnie Bronson Fellowship (2016), two Oregon Arts Commission Fellowships (1992 and 2008), and has participated in solo and group exhibitions throughout the United States and abroad. Turner’s work is in the permanent collections of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, Arkansas; the Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama; the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire; the Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York; San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California; the Hammer Museum, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; and Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut.



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