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 with 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 ‘Curated Gesture’ at GUS Gallery Stellenbosch and the Kalashnikovv Gallery, Johannesburg (2014).
Turpin is on residency in Reykjavík, Iceland from November 2015 to January 2016 with The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists (SÍM). She will have a solo show at Commune.1 in February 2016.