Janet Turner Print Museum

2018-2019 Exhibitions

Fall Semester, 2018

Imagining the Past
Dennis Beall | of Phophecy and Myth | serigraph 

Imagining the Past

August 20 – September 22, 2018

Exhibition Talk | Thursday, September 6, 5:30 PM | Recital Hall | Reception to follow at The Turner 

Geoffrey Chaucer begins “The Knight’s Tale” with “Once, as old stories tell us…”  This exhibition, curated by Chico State English professor Corey Sparks and his Early British Literature class asks that we consider how even the distant past continually presses on our present moment.

Kuiper Deep Etch
James Kuiper | [untitled] | monoprint

Deep Etch: Legends of Chico Printmaking

October 8 - December 8, 2018

Exhibition Talk | Thursday, October 18 | 5:30 PM | Recital Hall | Reception to follow at The Turner

This exhibition features work by Chico State art faculty, including the late artists Richard Hornaday, James Kuiper, Ann Pierce, and Claudia Steel.

Spring Semester, 2019

Jacob Meders

Jacob Meders | TOTE Degree of Pocahontas | screenprint/letterpress | 2018

Mǝǝmento: Before

January 22 - February 23, 2019

Artist Talk | Thursday, February 7 | 5:30 PM | Recital Hall | Reception to follow at The Turner

This exhibition is curated from the Turner Collection by Jacob Meders, a member of the Mechoopda Indian Tribe of Chico Rancheria, whose own work is concurrently exhibited at the Jacki Headley University Art Gallery.  Meders explains that the linked exhibitions function “as a before and after” that suggests ways to “see, share, and learn. To open a dialogue that allows a healing process.”

Regional Collective

Helen Bellaver | Passages | monoprint 

Regional Collective: California Society of Printmakers

March 11 - April 13, 2019

Juror's Talk | Thursday, March 28 | 5:30 PM | Recital Hall | Reception to follow at The Turner

A juried exhibition featuring the nationally significant California Society of Printmakers. Juror: Leslie Jones, curator of prints and drawings, Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Ink and Clay

24th Juried Turner Student Print Exhibition and 17th Ink/clay

April 29 - May 11, 2020

Awards Ceremony | Thursday, May 2 | 5:00 PM | Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall (Performing Arts Center 134)

This 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.