“Megalith Study (Undressed Stones)” by Vadis Turner


“Megalith Study (Undressed Stones)” by Vadis Turner
Dimensions: 12 x 16 inches
Medium: Mixed media
Year Created: 2019
Artist Website: vadisturner.com

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Vadis Turner’s work transforms feminist materials into abstract paintings and sculptures. Connecting generations of women, her work re-contextualizes domestic textiles and other gendered materials.

Vadis Turner received a BFA and MFA from Boston University. She was awarded the Joan Mitchell Painters and Sculptors Grant in 2016. Her first solo museum exhibition, Tempest, was at the Frist Art Museum in 2017. Turner’s work is in the permanent collections of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, 21C Hotel & Museum, Hunter Museum of American Art, Tennessee State Museum, Kentucky Arts and Crafts Museum and the Egon Schiele Art Centrum. Selected group exhibitions include the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY; Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland, ME; Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA; Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY; Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN and Cheekwood Museum, Nashville, TN. She has been an artist in residence at the Museum of Arts & Design, NYC and Corporation of Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY. Turner has an upcoming residency at the Hambidge Center, GA in 2020 and a Fellowship at Vermont Studio Center, VT in 2021. Selected press features include The New York Times, Wallpaper Magazine, Elle Magazine, Vanityfair.com, Observer, Artnet.com and White Hot Magazine.

Learn more about this artist at vadisturner.com.

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Dimensions 12 × 16 in

Mixed media

Year Created


Artist Website