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Ken Turner @ turnerken


ken turner

2019 performance in St. Ives – St. Ives society street presentation and performance
2019 Exhibited at Lost Meadow Gallery Bodmin Cornwall
2009 October Get In The Ring NSA art & sport at Exchange Gallery 6 day Thai drawing installation
2007 November Lineage/Shifts in Perception Newlyn Art Gallery Performance2007 April Unquiet Earth- Unquiet Mind NSA Mariners Gallery St Ives Performance
2006 September Exhibition Salthouse Gallery St. Ives paintings
2004 Belgrave Gallery St Ives water colours Paintings
2003 Dec Van Gogh’s Boots Brighton Sallis Benney Theatre performance
2003 November Boots and Laces Newlyn Gallery performance art
2000 July SQALLP with belt & Brighton University Arts Council grant 8 day residency
10 performance artists international in SQALLP intergenerational curator/performer
1999 Oct Art Occurrence Acorn Theatre performance & video
1997 July ‘Questioning Office Of Art’ Quality of Light in parallel curator/ performance Intervention Tate Gallery St. Ives performance ‘Eight Times Four Sides’ Newlyn Art Gallery performance
1995 July Retrospective of paintings Salthouse Gallery SWA grant solo exhibition ‘Angels Devils Deception’ Salthouse Gallery performance
1982 “Early Greek Temple installation’ Edinburgh Fringe Festival performance
1981 ‘Mirror’ sculptural constructions Moira Kelly Gallery London/exhibition1967 –
1978 Founded and co-curated and directed ‘Action Space’ as a Charitable Trust with a revenue grant from the Arts Council, The London Borough of Camden, GLA and private Trusts.
1974 Interdrama at Academy De Kunst, Berlin. Also Institute of Contemporary Art London 1977 Rotterdam Festival, Amsterdam and Beethoven Festivals in Holland and Bonn.
1954 -1962 Mixed Exhibitions: Tate Gallery London,
Beaux Arts Gallery supported by John Berger, Partisan, London Group, AIA, Centre 42,
First Group Tour of Paintings to 12 Municipal Galleries. • A weeks residency with Ron Haselden, Paul Neagu, Stuart Jones, Sylvia Hallet, Pamela Hiley, David Templer, Rosemary Moore, Linda Martin, Kate Baker, Polanca Brown, building structures and making a performance for Art & Architecture as an experiment in interdisciplinary skills collaboration, working in the grounds of York
Minster. Commission from Royal Institute of British Architects, funded by Arts Council. 1985. •
1966 Studio International on Art as Something Public – by Edward Lucie-Smith 1970 “Working Big” – a book on working with young people.
‘Left Shift’ — work in action space pub. I B Taurous by John A Walker
1971 Theoria to Theory Vol 5 Cambridge University • 1976 Radical Technology ‘Undercurrents’ 1996 Drawing Towards the End of the Century
• 2002 Newlyn Society of Artists in ARTNSA- 2000
. 2000 Report on SQALLP (Systems Questioning Art Live Life) Eight day residency Brighton 2003 ‘Making Waves’ as new directions by Tom Cross
2005 ‘Face to Face’ British self portraits in the 20c –Phillip Vann
2007 ZAP twenty five years of innovation – zap art and queens park books AWARDS: Arts Council – Camden Council – South West Arts.
Collections: Arts Council and private collectors

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