LUCY JANE TURPIN (Associated Artist)
Lucy Jane Turpin was born in Johannesburg in 1983. She completed her Honours Degree in Fine Arts at the University of Witwatersrand and her Master’s Degree at the University of Stellenbosch in March 2015 (Cum Laude). Her practical focus is drawing and installation. Furthermore she has a strong interest in varying curatorial projects; most recently curating 'Drawing: A Group Show' at GUS Gallery, Stellenbosch (2015). This followed Turpin’s solo exhibition ‘Drawing as experience’, also at GUS (2015). Group exhibitions include ‘The art of assemblage’ at the Joburg Fringe, Johannesburg (2011); ‘LUCA Group Exhibition’ at Crophapox, and ‘High Five’ at Augustijnenkaai, both in Gent, Belgium (2013) and ‘Gesture’ at GUS Gallery Stellenbosch and the Kalashnikovv Gallery, Johannesburg (2014).
Turpin recently returned from a residency in Reykjavík, Iceland with The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists (SÍM). Her solo show, ‘SKUGGAÞRÆÐIR’ is currently on at Commune.1.