October 15, 2020 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
About Elizabeth Turk
A native Californian, Elizabeth Turk (b. 1961) is known for her hand-carved marble sculpture and community installations. She is a MacArthur Fellow, an Annalee & Barnett Newman Foundation recipient and a Smithsonian Artist Fellow. Turk received her MFA from Maryland Institute College of Art, Rinehart School of Sculpture in 1994 and her BA from Scripps College, Claremont, CA in 1983. In 2017, she launched ET Studios (a CA non-profit) to develop open community experiences. Her work can be found in numerous public collections including The Jewish Museum (New York, NY); The National Museum for Women in the Arts (Washington, DC); Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Los Angeles, CA); and The Mint Museum (Charlotte, NC), among others. In 2014, The Laguna Art Museum (Laguna, CA) hosted Elizabeth Turk: Sentient Forms, a mid-career survey of the artist’s work. Currently, Turk splits time between a studio in Santa Ana, CA and New York City. She has been represented by Hirschl & Adler Modern since 2000.