Janet Turner Print Museum

Collections, Exhibits, & Major Awards

Janet Turner Exhibitions

Janet Turner’s prints and paintings have been exhibited in every state and in 50 countries on six continents. They have been shown in some 200 solo exhibitions including those in 17 cities in Japan and three cities in Israel.

Her major group exhibition in the United States include:

  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art American Painting Today–1950 and Watercolors and Prints –1952
  • New York World’s Fair 1964–1965
  • Brooklyn Art Museum, major print annuals or biennuals
  • Print Club of Philadelphia
  • Society of American Graphic Artists
  • American Color Print Society
  • Library of Congress
  • National Academy of Design, New York

Overseas exhibitions include:

  • 4th International Bordighera Biennale, Italy
  • NAWA exchanges with Holland, India and Italy
  • SAGA exchange with London
  • Boston Public Library USIS circuit Twentieth Century Graphics Arts
  • Metzger Gallery USIS circuits 50 Years of American Print & Serigraphs and How They are Made
  • Grand Prix Internationale de Peinture de la Cote d’Azur, Cannes, France
  • 23rd Rassegna Internazionale d’Arte Graphica in Sienna and the 30th in Athens
  • 1977 USIS circuit to 8 cities in Japan
  • LAPS Korean exchange
  • 7th International Print Beinnale in Cracow, Poland
  • 1983 Salon of the Nations, Paris, France


Paintings or prints are in some 90 college or museum collections, including:

  • Benzalei National Museum, Jerusalem;
  • Biblioteque Nationale, Paris;
  • Victoria and Albert Museum, London
  • Society of Wildlife Art of the Nations, Gloucester, England
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Cleveland Museum of Art
  • Boston Museum
  • San Francisco Museum of Art
  • Brooklyn Art Museum
  • Portland (Oregon) Museum of Art
  • Wm. Rockhill Nelson Museum, Kansas City
  • Heard Natural Science Museum, Houston
  • Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
  • The Museum of East Texas, Lufkin
  • National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC
  • Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC

Private Collections

  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Hallmark Cards
  • Reader’s Digest
  • Tupperware Corporation
  • Eagle Pencil Company
  • National Steel Corporation
  • Rosenwald Collection
  • D.D. Feldman Oil Company
  • R.D. Strauss Collection
  • Gannett Company 9USA Today)
  • Vernon and Marie Fish Collection
  • Larry and Pat Juanarena Collection
  • Betty Wilson Powell Collection
  • Robert and Anna Mae Sylvester Collection
  • Richard A. Sylvester Collection
  • Paul and Cory Lautin-Gear Collection
  • James Wilson Collection

Honors & Awards

  • Academician of National Academy of Design
  • Honorary Vice President, Centro Studi e scambi Internazionale, Rome, Italy
  • Honorary member Phi Eta Sigma
  • Fellow of the International Institute of Arts and Letters
  • Diploma di Benemerenza, Academia “Leonardo da Vinci”
  • Academie of Italy with gold medal

Paintings and prints won more that 100 awards in addition to the Guggenheim and Tupperware grants.


  • Independent Printmakers, Kansas City, Missouri 1937–242
  • California Watercolor Society 1947–1963
  • Boston Printmakers 1952–1960
  • Texas Fine Arts Association, 1947–1960; Trustee
  • Texas Watercolor Society 1951–1960
  • Texas Printmakers 1948–1968
  • National Serigraph Society 1954–1962; President 1957–1959; Vice President 1959–1962
  • Print Club of Albany 1964–1988
  • National Academy of Design, Associate 1952–1973; Academician 1974–1988
  • Los Angeles Printmaking Society 1960 –1988
  • National Association of Women Artists 1949–1988
  • Society of Graphic Artists 1949–1988
  • Audubon Artists 1952–1988