Hooper Turner


Born in Charlotte, NC. Lives and works in New York City





2006  M.F.A. Painting/Drawing, University of Georgia at Athens

2001  B.F.A. Painting, University of North Carolina at Asheville

1999  Wells College Arts in Paris Program



Solo Exhibitions


2017  WEIRD, frosch&portmann, New York, NY

2015  New York is All Right, frosch&portmann, New York, NY

2013  lettErNUmbeRcopyPaStE, frosch&portmann, New York, NY

      Typeforms, LaMontagne Gallery Project Space, Boston, MA

2012  Glamorama, Skidmore Contemporary, Santa Monica, CA

2011  mise en scène, Frosch & Portmann Gallery, New York, NY

2008  Hooper Turner, Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2005  Metamorphoses, Etheridge Center, USC-Aiken

2002  Arcade, Asheville Arts Alliance, Asheville, NC

2001  The Fall of Rome, B.F.A. Thesis, University Gallery, UNC-Asheville



Group Exhibitions


2014  Tightened As If By Pliers, Knockdown Center, New York, NY

      Agree to Disagree, A Survey of Contemporary Abstraction, David Klein Gallery,
      Birmingham, MI

      Self Absorbed, Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, CT

2013  Max 5 Project, art ON Istanbul, Istanbul Turkey

      Bridging the Gap, three venues, Queens, NY

      Inhabit, Classic Center Gallery, Athens, GA

2012  Good Artists Steal, Alfred University, Alfred, NY

2011  Poprealism, Skidmore Contemporary, Santa Monica, CA

2010  HOME, Frosch & Portmann Gallery, New York, NY

      Kickoff, Frosch & Portmann Gallery, New York, NY

      Domestic Disturbances, David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI

      Poprealism, Skidmore Contemporary, Santa Monica, CA

2009  Paintpresent, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY

      Movers and Shakers, Museum of Contemporary Art , Atlanta, GA

      Retractions, Root Division Gallery, San Francisco, CA

      Over and Out, Elizabeth Laurence Contemporary Art Space, San Francisco, CA

2008  10th Annual Young Painters Competition for the William & Dorothy Yeck Award,
      Hiestand Galleries, Miami University, Oxford, OH

      String of Pearls, Upstairs Gallery, Tryon, NC

      Sanguine Dreams, Amalie Rothschild Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2007  Manipulating the Commonplace, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA

      Movers & Shakers, Museum of Contemporary Art, Atlanta, GA

      Spring Group Exhibition, Davis Waldron Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2006  Introductions 2006, Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta GA

      Lamar Dodd School of Art MFA exhibition, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA

2005  Small Sketches and Drawings, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA

      Introductions 2005, Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta GA

      Looks Good on Paper, Spruill Gallery, Atlanta, GA

      New Painting: Bandini, Turner, Whittle, UpDown Gallery, Athens, GA

      CAA exhibition, Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2004  Married To Their Art, Upstairs Gallery, Tryon, NC

      Teacher’s Pets: Students of Michael Lucero, Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA

      The Steak Show, Ryan’s Family Steak House, Athens, GA

2003  Endings/ Beginnings, University Gallery, UNC-Asheville

2002  Mood Division I and II, Wedge Gallery, Asheville, NC

      Small Works, Upstairs Gallery, Tryon, NC

1999  Group Show, Maison des Etats-Unis, Paris, France





2009  Mine Not Mine, artist’s book

      New American Paintings, Vol. 80, Northeastern Competition, Open Studios Press

2008  Portraits 2004-2007, artist’s book

2006  New American Paintings, Vol. 64, Southern Competition, Open Studios Press

2005  Creative Loafing, Arts Section, September 1-7

      The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Arts and Books Section (Sunday, May 22, 2005)

      UpDown Gallery Presents, Catalogue, 2005

2000  Asheville Citizen Times, Arts Section (Sunday, December 17, 2000)