Jan Turner

 

works

biography

Jan Turner


Born 1971 in Prague, lives and works in Prague, Czech Republic

 

Education

1974-1977, College and High art school of Vaclav Hollar in Prague, Czech Republic

Public collections

National Gallery of Canada, Canada

National Gallery Prague, Czech Republic

Museum of Decorative Arts and Photography, UPM, Prague

THE TICHY OCEAN FOUNDATION COLLECTION, Zurich / Prague

GASK, Central Bohemian Region’s Gallery, Czech Republic

GAVU, Gallery of Fine Arts, city of Cheb, Czech Republic

Selected Exhibitions

2019

Through a Forest Wilderness, Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven, Germany

Viewing Videoarchives, NFA, National Film Archive, Prague, Czech Republic

2018

Through a Forest Wilderness, Berlin, Germany

iron smirk, BUNKER2, Toronto, Canada

RITUALIA, Modern Fuel - Main gallery, Kingston, Canada (with Anna Eyler, Dagmar Genda, Nicolas Lapointe)

2017

Common Goods, Forest City Gallery, London, Canada

Monochromatic Landscapes, Walnut contemporary, Toronto, Canada (with Julia Harris and Gonzalo Bénard)

Polar Transference, JIRI KOVANDA & LUMIR HLADIK, Gallery 17/18, OAG, Ottawa, Canada

DOWN WITH ART, Through a Forest Wilderness, Potsdam, Germany (with Geoffrey Hendricks, Yoko Ono, Petr Štembera, Robert Watts, Vadim Zakharov)

Chimera, Walnut Contemporary, Toronto, Canada

The myth of Brown, OGV Gallery, Jihlava, Czech Republic

2016

International Bucharest Art Week, Bucharest, Romania

Gargoyles, Walnut Contemporary, Toronto, Canada

Canadian Days, Museum Mendel, Brno, Czech Republic

Thresholds, James Gallery at Hamilton Artists Inc., Hamilton, Canada (with Caitlin La Pena and Rebecca Munce)

The myth of Brown, Václav Rabas, GAVU, Cheb, Czech Republic,

2015

RECALL, Walnut Contemporary, Toronto, Canada

Samizdat, Cedar Rapids, IOWA, USA 

GASK Museum, Kutná Hora, Czech Republic

GAVU, Regional Art Museum, city of Cheb, Czech Republic

2014

Corridor213, Toronto, Canada

WBCA, Toronto, Canada

John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2013

Scope – Art Miami, USA

LONSDALE GALLERY, Toronto, Canada

AWOL Gallery, Toronto, Canada

OGV Gallery, Jihlava, Czech Republic

John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2012

MUSEUM OF NEW, Toronto, Canada

Samizdat, the Embassy of the Czech Republic, Washington, DC, USA

2011

Czech Center Gallery New York, NY, USA

Galerie SVIT, Prague , Czech Republic

Spare time, National Gallery in Prague, Czech Republic

2010

Artspin, Toronto, Canada

Museum of New New Painting, Toronto, Canada

Beverly Owens Project Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2009

Beverly Owens Project Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Nuit Blanche, Toronto, Canada

Peak Gallery, Toronto, Canada

The Artist Project Toronto, Canada

2008

ITCA, National Gallery in Prague, Czech Republic

1995

Design Exchange, Toronto, Canada

1983

Centre of the Arts, Toronto, Canada

1979

Places and Moments, Galeria Foto-Medium art, Wroclaw, Poland

1978

Experience Book, Gallery Maki, Tokyo, Japan

1977

University of Economics Club, Prague, Czechoslovakia

1975

Museum of Český Brod, Czechoslovakia

Grants, Awards

2017, Received CARFAC Exhibition Assistance (Ottawa Art Gallery)

2016, Received Exhibition Assistance Grant from the Ontario Arts Council

2015, Travel Grant from the Canada Council for the Arts

2014, Awarded 2nd prize in the “DRAWING 2014”, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto

2013, Awarded 1st prize in the “DRAWING 2013”, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto

2011, Travel Grant from the Canada Council for the Arts