Regina Renee Turner Art/Fine Arts
2nd Place in "Meet the Next da Vinci"
Born: Knoxville, TN
News: Emmy-Award Winning Creative License
released an art story about her art and music
on PBS in 2014. Link below.
Creative License-In God's Image-YouTube
-2018 Guest speaker and teacher to 38 elementary students in portraitures.
-2017 Knoxville Symphony Orchestra's Showcase Home featured artist (2) 72 x 72 inch permanent painting installations.
The titles of the 2 paintings "Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3 in abstraction stereoscopy.
-FOURTH SOLO EXHIBIT December 2, 2016 Love & Peace-Series II "Expressions of Christmas"
@ Castleton Events Planning & Design Studio from 7-10:00 p.m. by Darla Walker
-2016 Nominated Best of Best Visual Abstract Artist City View Magazine
-2014 Curtis Sexton, MD Impact Award Recipient
benefactor for the Boys & Girls Club
-2014 American Cancer Society Hope Gala-Art
-Nominated 2013 Best of Knoxville Artist Metro Pulse
-Symphony Showcase House April 26-May 12, 2013 Art & Art on Fabric Pillows Exhibit
-2014 An Evening in Orange benefiting UT Trauma & Emergency Services Regina & Terry Turner Chairs
Regina Turner Design & Decor Chair "Midnight in Paris"
Issue 1 April 2012 "Line Rhythms and the Figure"
Issue 2 Aug.-Sept. 2012 "Line Rhythms Black and White Dripped Paintings Series I"
Q: When was her first juried art exhibit?
Q: What age did the artist tell her mother about
her desire to be an artist or astronaut?
A: Age 8
-THIRD SOLO EXHIBIT Upcoming June 7, 2013 @ The Balcony in the Emporium Love & Peace-Series I 5-9 p.m.
-Exhibit @ the Emporium Gallery Dec.7-21, 2012
-Exhibit @ FIG & Company Knoxville Furniture/Interiors & Gifts. Thru Nov.1,2012
-SECOND SOLO EXHIBIT Downtown Grind Nov.2nd 2012- March, 2013
418 S. Gay Street Knoxville, TN
Opening reception Nov 2nd @ 6:00 p.m.
(In Color)"Series II-Gershwin's Line Rhythms"
-Exhibit Fifth Third Bank Sept.2012-March, 2013
-FIRST SOLO EXHIBIT (Black and White)"Series I-Line Rhythms" What do you see? Drip-Drawn
July 6, 2012 PLUM GALLERY Opening @ 5:00 p.m.
Artist Introduction 6:30 p.m. by Eddie Mannis
-June 1st, 2012 One of the Featured Artists
"Art in The Garden"-Live painting and auction ~Random Acts of Flowers support in the Garden of
Ann and Steve Bailey.
-Exhibit selected for 6 Month "Mayor's Exhibit" Jan.-July 2012 held in the City/County Building
-Exhibit Plum Gallery December 2, 2011
-Exhibit and purchase/Exclusive painting FBO "Keep Knoxville Beautiful" Orchids and Onions Oct. 28, 2011
-Emporium Balcony Exhibit Oct. 7-28th 2011
Reception Friday, Oct. 7, 2011 5-9 p.m.
-June 2011 (1 of 6) Featured Artists "Art in The Garden" -Live painting and auction ~Random Acts of Flowers support
-Exhibit May 2011
-Exhibit October 2010-April 2011
Selected for 6 month "Mayor's Exhibit"
held in the City/County Building
-November 2010 "March of Dimes" art~auctioned to a Doctor
-Exhibit October 1-29th, 2010
7 selected works for the
Knoxville Symphony Orchestra's 75th Commemoration/Juried Art Exhibit held
in the Balcony of the Emporium
-Exhibit/da Vinci Competition June 27th, 2010
-2nd Place Winner 2010 da/Vinci-Renaissance Comp.
-1 of 15 finalist in the "MEET THE NEXT da VINCI"
at the Renaissance Competition
-Exhibit May 7th-28th, 2010 @ The Emporium
-Currently working on exhibit pieces
-Acceptance to Governor's School of
Arts in Art for high school students
Training: Art Degree, AA
*Additional art studies at (UTK) The University of TN
-Outstanding Art Achievement Award
-Merit of Art Award
-2nd Place Winner Renaissance Competition/Meet the
Next da Vinci
-2014 Curtis Sexton, MD Impact Award
Latest Featured Magazine Articles:
-Scout Guide-Knoxville, TN Vol. 1
-Skirt Magazine 24/7 artist
-Doll Collector/ Title of (OOAK)sculpture "Lettie"
Archived photos of Turner:
-Knoxville News Sentinel
-Sponsor of the Knoxville Museum of Art
-Art and Culture Alliance of Knoxville Member
-Knox Heritage Member
-Co-Chair/Art Reflections (2010-2011)
-Chair/Art Reflections for 771 children(2009-10)
*3 children took home 1st place in Knox County
*1 child took home 3rd place in Knox County
*3 placed at the state level with Merit Awards
*1 placed at the state level with an Award of Excellence.
Her son placed 1st in Knox County &
received a Merit Award at the state level.
-Designed the entrance to the Dogwood Arts Home
and Garden Show
-Southern Living Gettysvue Watercolor
-Art teacher(children & adults) at an
Art Gallery in the early 1990's located in TN
-Art teacher in an after school program early
1990's (4 Knox County Schools)
Fluent Disciplines (Mediums):
-Pen and Ink
-Sporting goods graphic art
-Styrofoam sculptures and props
-Dyed and hand painted fabric (specialty silks)
-Kitchen and Interior Design
-Portraits/Human and animals
-Vacation Bible School Visual Art & Props.
-Work comprised on location in Italy
-Work comprised on location St. Thomas,
St. John, and the British V.I.'s
Other art forms:
-Turner has a published children's poem titled
"The Bay" that will be comprised into a children's
book that she will illustrate in the future. Written with her son.
What is she known for?
-Wide/eyed figurative works
-Her work with the emphamous pencil
-Painting oils with a kitchen spatula
-Carving an 8 foot tall Easter Island Head from
Size of works:
Range 5 X 7 inches to 22 Feet
Provenance of Private Collections:
AL, CA, FL, KY, IN, NY, TN, UT
The artist places her right thumb print
in her major art works
My collectors, colleagues, family and friends:
The passion that runs inside of me to be
creative could never be precise and accurate
enough thru mere words. It is my enthralling
moment to declare a poetic, melodious, lyrical,
childlike, primitive direction to my art. I give
thanks for the break-thru to you all.
All of you are my inspirational OPUS art.
Archives in a childlike form will be surfacing.
God Bless You!
Love in Christ,
Fine Art Originals:
Private Studio By Appointment Only
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Faith, Love, Hope and Trust
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