Artist Statement

Maria Turner is a painter working from her studio in Kent.

I work mostly from imagination and memory, where my paintings reference places I have visited but also develop worlds of their own through mark-making and colour. This creates a relationship between abstraction and depiction which can be continually explored. I have an exploratory approach towards my work, through brushwork and use of media which allows unexpected relationships to emerge. Through process and reaction, I aspire to develop a living surface to the work.

Currently taking part in ART360

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Education

MA Fine Art - UCA Canterbury, 2018

BA Hons Fine Art - University of Greenwich, 2013

PGCE - University of Hertfordshire

Bsc Hons Sociology, University of North London

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