NEW YORK, NY 10013


BORN: Bronx, New York, 1943
Resides and works in New York City


1965    B.A., The City College of the City University of New York
1967    M.A., University of California, Berkeley


1971    Cologne, Germany, Galerie Neuendorf
1974    Cincinnati, Ohio, Carl Solway Gallery
1975    New York, Carl Solway Gallery
1976    San Diego, Mandeville Art Gallery, University of California
1977    Ohio, University of Cincinnati
            New York, Carl Solway Gallery
1979    New York, Edward Thorp Gallery
1980    Charleston, South Carolina, Gibbs Art Gallery
            New York, Edward Thorp Gallery
1982    New York, Brooke Alexander Gallery, The Marked Woods and Other Paintings
            London, England, 12 Duke Street Gallery, Alan Turner: New York Pastoral
1983    Miami, Florida, Carol Getz Gallery, Alan Turner: New Paintings, Drawings and objects
            New York, Brooke Alexander Gallery, Etchings, Linoleum Cuts and Lithographs, 1978-1984
1987    New York, Jason McCoy Gallery, Alan Turner: Recent Paintings
1988    Syracuse, New York, Everson Museum of Art, Special Projects III: Alan Turner
            New York, Koury Wingate Gallery
1989    Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, Tyler Gallery, Temple University
1990    New York, Koury Wingate Gallery
1991    New York, Ealan Wingate Gallery
1995    Columbus, Ohio, Allez Les Filles Gallery
1996    New York, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc.
2000    New York, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc.
2003    New York, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc.
2006    New York, Bronx River Art Center
2006    New York, The Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale
2009    New York, The Graduate Center, CUNY Exhibition Hallway, ITINERIES, works 1979 – 2009, by Alan Turner
2014    New York NY, Alan Turner Studio, Open Studio Exhibition: Organized by Ealan Wingate and Susan Lorence
2014    Roma, Italy, La Vetrina
2015    New York, NY, Mitchell Algus Gallery
2015    New York, NY, Mitchell Algus Gallery, Holiday Exhibition
2015    Roma, Italy, La Vetrina, "Per Les Animales"


1971    Bremen, Germany, Galerie de Gestlo
            Hamburg, Germany, Galerie Neuendorf
1973    Recklinghausen, Germany, Mit Kamera,Pinsel und Spritzpistole (Realistiche Kunst in Unserer Zeit), Stadtische Kunsthalle
1974    Chicago, Illinois, John Doyle Gallery
            Cincinnati, Ohio, Contemporary Arts Center
1975    New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, 1975 Whitney Biennial Exhibition
1976    New York, 55 Mercer Street Gallery
            New York, Willard Gallery
1977    New York, Eugenia Cucalon Gallery
            Basel, Switzerland, Basel Art Fair
            San Francisco, California, San Francisco Art Institute, Annual
1978    Miami, Florida, Museum of the American Federation for the Arts, Storytelling in Art
            New York, Nobe Gallery
            New York, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture
1979    New York, Edward Thorp Gallery
            Minneapolis, Minnesota, Minneapolis Institute of Art
1980    Charleston, South Carolina, Spoleto Festival, U.S.A. The Gibbs Art Gallery
            Boulder, Colorado, University of Colorado Denver, Colorado, Sebastian Moore Gallery Aspen, Colorado, Aspen Art Center, Private Papers New York,
            New York, Edward Thorp Gallery
1981    London, England, 12 Duke Street Gallery, Contemporary Paintings, Drawings and Sculptures, with Edward Finnegan, Michael Hurson, Robert Moskowitz and Graham Snow
            Iowa City, Museum of Art, University of Iowa, Member's Purchase Exhibition
            Chicago, Illinois, Dart Gallery
            New York, New York, Brooke Alexander Gallery, Paintings
            Springfield, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, Landscapes in Recent Painting
1983    St. Louis, Missouri, Signet Arts, Four New York Painters: Richard Bosman, Martha Diamond, Ken Goodman and Alan Turner
            Boston, Massachusetts, Thomas Segal Gallery, Alternative Approaches to the Landscape
1984    Brooklyn, New York, The Brooklyn Museum, The American Artist as Printmaker, 23rd National Print Exhibition
            New York, Holly Solomon Gallery, The Innovative Landscape
            Manitowoc, Wisconsin, Rahr-West Museum and Chicago, Illinois, Frumkin and Struve Gallery. A New Look at American Landscape
            Yonkers, New York, The Hudson River Museum, and Tucson, Arizona, Tucson Museum of Art, New Vistas: Contemporary American Landscapes
1985    Sag Harbor, New York, Parasol Gallery, Art by the Yard
            New York, Jason McCoy Gallery, Works on Paper, Michael Hurson, Gregoire Muller, Alan Turner
1986    New York, Cable Gallery Cable, Installation organized by Robert Gober, with Robert Gober, Nancy Shaver, Meg Webster, Alan Turner
            New Orleans, Louisiana, Contemporary Arts Center, and New York
            Academy of Art, Landscape, Seascape, Cityscape
            Sag Harbor, New York, Parasol Gallery, About Face
            New York, Exit Art, Exit Art/The Gallery Show, selection of Jeffrey Hoffeld
1988    New York, Lorence-Monk Gallery, Life Like
            Greensboro, North Carolina, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Art on Paper 1988
1989    Boston, Massachusetts, Institute of Contemporary Art, Currents
            Los Angeles, California, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, A Decade of American Drawing 1980-1990
1990    New York, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture
            Buffalo, New York, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Insect Politics
            Chicago, Illinois, Chicago Art Fair
            Santa Monica, California, Linda Cathcart Gallery, Black and White: Works on Paper
            New York, Editions Ilene Kurtz, New Editions
            New York, Koury-Wingate Gallery, Small Works
            Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, The Print Club, Alternative Situations for Contemporary Printmaking, The 65th Annual Competition of objects
1991    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon Art Gallery, New Generations: New York
1992    New York, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, How It Is
            New York, Leo Castelli Gallery, 30th Anniversary Exhibition of Drawings, to benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts
            New York, The Drawing Center, Return of the Cadavre Exquis
            Venice, Italy, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Drawing the Line Against AIDS, Art Against AIDS Venezia 45th Venice Biennale
1994    New York, Barney's, Red Windows, Benefit exhibition for the Children's Storefront and Little Red Schoolhouse/Elisabeth Irwin High School
            New York, New York, Who Chooses Who, selection by Klaus Kertess, Benefit Exhibition for the New Museum
            New York, Lennon, Weinberg, Inc., Paintings: Robert Bordo, Carl Palazzolo, Tony Scherman, Peter Schmersal and Alan Turner
            Columbus, Ohio, Allez Les Filles Gallery, Oeuvres Choisis, with Mihail, Billy Sullivan and Carl Palazzolo
            New York, Jay Gorney Modern Art, with Lee Bontecou, Carroll Dunham, Alexis Rockman, Laura Stein and Meyer Vaisman
1995    New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, 1995 Biennial Exhibition, March 18-June 4
1998    New York, Lennon, Weinberg Inc. New Small Scale Paintings by Gallery Artists, January 9-31.
            New York, Lennon, Weinberg Inc. UTZ: A Collected Exhibition, curated by Stephanie Theodore, February 6-March 7.
1999    New York, Exit Art. The Stroke. An exhibition curated by various painters. Alan Turner's work curated by Carroll Dunham. May 1-July 2.
2000    Milan, Italy, NEG (No Limits Events Gallery). Garden Party. Curated by Laurie Simmons. March 15 – April.
            New York, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, OO, August 2000.
            New York, Mathew Marks Gallery, Drawings and Photographs, An exhibition to Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts, Inc. December 8-23
2001    Houston, Texas, Texas,Gallery, Pop and Post Pop (On Paper), January 23- March 3.
            New York, NY, The Work Space @ Dolgenos New & Cronin LLP Body Work, curated by Lesley Heller. September 6- November 16
2002    New York, NY, Lennon Weinberg Inc. New Year New York New Work, January 19 – February 16
            East Islip, NY, Islip Art Museum, Body Language, curated by Lesley Heller April 17- June 16
2009    Washington, DC, Wool Exploration, Bauble
2010    New York, Danese Gallery, Works on Paper
2010    Denver, CO, Denver Art Museum, Face to Face
2013    Washington DC, Emerge Art Fair Exhibition by Furthermore Press
2014    Mexico City, Mexico, Art Fair Exhibition, Present Company Gallery, New York, NY
2014    New York, NY, Alan Turner Studio, Book Signing for the Metaphysics of Toys/ Ten with Mitchell Tolela Mayers
2015    Mexico City, Mexico, Art Fair Exhibition,  Nathalie Karg Gallery, New York, NY
2015-16    New York, NY, Holiday Exhibition, Doyers Gallery 
2016    Miami Beach, FL, NADA Miami Beach, Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York, NY



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Mit Kamera, Pinsel und Spritzpistole (Realistiche Kunst in Unserer Zeit), Stadtische Kunsthalle, Rechlinghausen, Germany, 1973

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1965    Eggers Award for Painting, City College of the City University of New York
1967    University of California Alumni Association Travelling Fellowship
            Eisner Award for Painting, University of California
1977    National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant
1980    Spoleto Choice, Spoleto, U.S.A.
1981    National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant
1987    National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant
1988    John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
2001    Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant


Addison Museum of American Art, Andover, MA
ARCO Center for the Visual Arts , Atlantic Richfield, Los Angeles, CA
Australian National Bank, Canberra, Australia
Bank of America, San Francisco, CA
Centerre Bank and Trust Co., St. Louis, MO
Cigna Corporation, Hartford, CT
Continental Bank of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Fried, Frank, Harris, Schriver & Jacobson, New York, NY
Goldman-Sachs, New York, NY
Green Point Corp., New York, NY
Hayden Gallery, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Hebrew Home for the Aged, Riverdale, NY
JP Morgan Chase Bank, New York, NY
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
Museum of Fine Art, Boston ,MA
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Neuberger and Berman, New York, NY
New York Public Library, New York, NY
Ohio University, Athens, OH
Prudential Insurance Co., Newark, NJ
Southeast Banking Corp., Miami, FL
Third National Bank & Trust Co., Dayton, OH
Wertheim & Co., New York, NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Southeast Banking Corp., Miami, FL


Harrison and Jules Auger, Aspen, CO
Mrs. Edwin Bergman, Chicago, IL
Estate of Jack Chackes, New York, NY
Carroll Dunham and Laurie Simmons, New York, NY
Robert Feldman, Portland, OR
Ian Glennie, Houston, TX
Robert Gober, New York, NY
Arthur and Carol Goldberg, New York, NY
Estate of Philip Johnson
Raymond J. Learsy, New York, NY
Estate of Vera List, New York, New York, NY
Susan Lorence, New York, NY
Phil Schrager, Omaha, NE
Carol Selle, New York, NY
Estate of Robert C. Scull, Warren, CT
Raymond Sokolov and Johanna Hecht, New York, NY
Paul Walter, New York, NY
Ealan Wingate, New York, NY