Aaron Turner

August 2018

Aaron Turner is a photographer and educator currently based in Tivoli, NY and is the founder of Photographers of Color. He uses photography to pursue personal stories of people of color, in two main areas of the U.S., the Arkansas and Mississippi Deltas. Aaron also uses the view camera to create still life studies on the topics of race, history, blackness as material, and the role of the black artist. He received an MA in Visual Communication from Ohio University and an MFA in Visual Arts from the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers. His work has been on view at The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Czurles-Nelson Gallery at SUNY Buffalo State, James Kerney Campus Gallery at Mercer County Community College, and the MEDICI Gallery University of Nebraska-Lincoln.