Emeritus and Retired Faculty and Staff Association

Janet E. Turner


Department of Art
Deceased: 1988

Accomplished artist who upgraded university printmaking program and developed the fine arts program.

Gallery of her prints collected over 40 years named in her honor.

First Chico State faculty member selected as a system wide “Outstanding Professor,” 1975.

Member, Audubon Artists of New York, American Color Print Society, National Association of Women Artists, and associate lifetime member, National Academy of Design, New York.

Illustrations commissioned by Rinehart and Co. publishing firm of New York and Ford Motor Co.

Her tempura painting, “Pelicans,” accepted in 1950 for 50 Years of American Art exhibition in the Metropolitan Museum of New York.

Portrait of Janet E. Turner