Janet Turner Print Museum

26th Juried Turner Student Print Exhibition and 19th Ink/clay

Ink ClayThis annual Juried Student Print Exhibition showcases outstanding student work in printmaking, complemented by corresponding works of excellence in ceramics.

Awards Ceremony for student exhibitions sponsored by Janet Turner Print Museum, Jacki Headley University Art Gallery and Department of Art and Art History’s Art Education area. All galleries open for receptions following the presentation.

Juror Talk

Tuesday, April 12 | 5 p.m. | Ayres Hall 201

Awards Ceremony

Thursday, April 28, 5 p.m. | Arts Recital Hall | reception to follow.

Juror: Golbanou Moghaddas

Golbanou(opens in new window) is an Iranian Narrative Visual Artist based in San Francisco. She moved from Tehran to London in 2008, where she completed an MA in communication design at Central Saint Martins, a constituent college of the University of Arts London. She is a winner of the Best of British Illustration award (2011), and illustrator of The Book of Barely Imagined Beings, published by Granta Publications and the University of Chicago Press. In 2012 she was awarded an MFA Fellowship from the San Francisco Art Institute, which brought her to the West Coast. In the Bay Area, she has worked with master printer Paul Mullowney. She is a recipient of the Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Award (2013), a Manhattan Graphics Center Scholarship (2017), and a Kala Art Institute Fellowship award (2017–18).Her work was selected for the International Print Center New York (IPCNY) New Program: Winter 2018, and the 1st International Juried Print Biennale India. She has exhibited internationally at the Museum of London, Kensington Palace and Bankside Gallery in the United Kingdom; ORi Gallery, Berlin; Empreinte Atelier de Gravure, Luxembourg; and the SOMArts Cultural Center, Richmond Art Center, San Francisco Center for the Book, Arc Studios & Gallery, The Peninsula Museum of Art, the San Francisco Public Library's Skylight Gallery, and International Print Center New York, in the United States. She recently completed a commission for Ma Carte Des Merveilles, a science and philosophy book released by Les Belles Letters, a renowned publishing house based in Paris, France.Currently, Golbanou is an Artist-in-Residence at Kala Art Institute in Berkeley, and a 2018 Affiliate Artist at Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito.

Juror: Sue Whitmore

Sue Whitmore is an artist, designer, and educator working in the field of ceramics. Raised in Colorado, she attended Metro State University in Denver and received a Masters of Fine Arts from the University of Washington in Seattle. Interested in the intersection of science and art, her work has explored the imagery of natural science and entomologic hybrids in abstract and realistic forms. Her experience in ceramics and sculpture and work as a science illustrator, a land surveyor for the U.S. Forest Service, and as an exhibition specialist for the California Academy of Sciences has helped form a unique line of inquiry into object and image-making. Her current work explores the synthesis of digital and ceramic processes and the combination of post-consumer paper products and organic materials with ceramic materials.