Anne Turyn, American (1954 - )

Anne Turyn

Anne Turyn is a fine art photographer and educator living in New York City. She is currently on the faculty of Pratt Institute and Bard High School Early College Queens. Her work has been widely exhibited including at the Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Denver Art Museum, The Center for Creative Photgraphy, the Walker Art Center, George Eastman House, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. A book of her photographs, Missives, was published by Alfred van der Marck Editions.

She has been included in many publications including The Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort, Vanishing Presence, Aperture #130, The Nature of Photographs, A Thousand Hounds, among others. Turyn founded and edited the artists' chapbook series, Top Stories, which most often featured one artist per issue. Turyn edited a volume entitled Top Top Stories, published by City Lights.

ANNE TURYN

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012 Albright Knox, Buffalo, N.Y. Wish You Were Here
2012 Central Square Theater, Cambridge, MA Yesterday Happened: Remembering H.M.
2012 Photography Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY Faculty Exhibit
2010 Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY Pictures by Women: A History of Modern Photography
2010 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY Between Here and There: Passages in Contemporary Photography
2010 Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO. Exposure
2010 Sotheby’s, New York, NY George Eastman House benefit auction
2009 Mary Brogan Museum, Tallahasee, FL Appetite
2006 George Eastman House, Rochester, NY Why Look at Animals? (traveling)
2005 Florida State University, Tallahasee, FL Heartfelt (catalogue)
2005 Schafler Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY Media Arts Faculty
2004 Fine Arts Center Galleries, University of Rhode Island Excess
2003 Cooper Union, New York, NY Small Works
2000 Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY Air-Conditioned Interiors
1998 Omni Gallery, Garden City, NY in conjunction with the Long Island Center of Photography The Photographic Baroque
1998 DeChiara/Stewart Gallery, New York, NY, Back to Back
1997 Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ Selections from the Permanent Collection: Depth of Field
1997 Bakalar Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA Matters of a Fine Wall
1996 University Art Gallery, S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY Faculty/Alumni Exhibition
1996 Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario Multiple Exposure: The Group Portrait in Photography
1995 Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY The Cultured Tourist (catalogue)
1995 450 Broadway Gallery, New York, NY Stand Up Straight
1995 Independent Curators, Inc. Multiple Exposure: The Group Portrait in Photography (traveled, catalogue)
1995 Burchfield-Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY Hallwalls, 20 Years
1994 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX The Allan Chasanoff Collection: Tradition and the Unpredictable (catalogue)
1994 Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY Summer Salon (Pictures We Like)
1994 Proctor Art Center, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY Faculty Show
1993 Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ Selections from the Permanent Collection: Image and Text
1993 The Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO First Sightings: Recent Modern & Contemporary Acquisitions
1993 The Newton Arts Center, Newton, MA Fragile Power: Explorations of Memory (catalogue)
1992 Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA New Acquisitions/New Work/New Directions
1992 Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA The Magic Object
1992 Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ Representatives: Women Photographers from the Permanent Collection
1991 The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort (traveled, catalogue)
1990 Museum of Contemporary Photography, Antwerp, Belgium Fantasies, Fables & Fabrications (traveled, catalogue)
1990 Museum of Contemporary Art, Florence, Italy Fantasies, Fables & Fabrications
1990 University of Missouri, Gallery of Art, Kansas City, MO Fantasies, Fables & Fabrication
1990 Art 21’90, Basel, Switzerland Photography:1980s Discovery and Invention
1990 Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL Re:Memory
1990 The High Museum, Atlanta, GA Vanishing Presence
1990 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA Vanishing Presence
1990 Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY Vanishing Presence
1990 City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ As Seen on TV
1990 Pratt Institute, Schafler Gallery, Brooklyn, NY Photography Faculty
1989 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY Invention and Continuity in Contemporary Photography
1989 The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN Vanishing Presence (traveled, catalogue)
1989 Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba Vanishing Presence
1989 Longwood Arts Gallery, Bronx, NY Literacy on the Table: Cultural Fluency and the Act of Reading
1989 The Detroit Institute of the Arts, Detroit, MI Vanishing Presence
1989 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA Themes and Variations
1989 Franklin Furnace, New York, NY Literacy on the Table (traveled)
1989 Herter Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA Fantasies, Fables & Fabrications (traveled, catalogue)
1989 Charles Scott Gallery, Granville Is, British Columbia Acceptable Entertainment
1989 Independent Curators, Inc. Acceptable Entertainment (traveled)
1988 Alberta College of Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta Acceptable Entertainment
1988 Otis Parsons, Los Angeles, CA A Visible Order (traveled)
1988 S.U.N.Y. Buffalo, Buffalo, NY Alumni Invitational
1988 Stux Gallery, New York, NY Fatal Strategies
1987 The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD Arrangements for the Camera
1987 San Francisco Camerawork, San Francisco, CA A Sense of Humor
1987 Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY Women at Pratt
1986 White Columns, New York, NY Signs of the Real
1986 Bruno Facchetti Gallery, New York, NY Acceptable Entertainment
1986 Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA Remembrances of Things Past (catalogue)
1986 International Center for Photography, New York, NY Midtown Review
1986 Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies, Los Angeles, CA
1985 Chicago Transit Authority, Artemesia Gallery, Chicago, IL Critical Messages
1985 University Art Gallery, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Verbally Charged Images
1985 Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C. The Family as Subject Matter in Contemporary Art
1985 The New Museum, New York, NY Group Material: MASS
1985 Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY Light Work-10 Years
1984 Queens Museum, Queens, NY (Independent Curators, Inc.) Verbally Charged Images (traveled)
1984 Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY Color Photographs: Recent Acquisitions
1984 Vision Gallery, Boston, MA Words & Pictures
1983 Montgomery Gallery, Pomona College, Claremont, CA Photography 1983: An Invitational
1983 Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY Wit on Wry: Humor in Photography
1983 The New Museum, New York, NY Language, Drama, Source and Vision
1982 Center for Book Arts, New York, NY Stories Your Mother Never Told You (traveled)
1982 Nikon House, New York, NY CAPS Awards, Photography, 1981-82 (traveled)
1982 10 on 8, Windows on Eighth Avenue, New York, NY Through the Looking Glass
1981 Inroads, New York, NY Anne Turyn/Laurie Neaman
1981 Alternative Museum, New York, NY Ikon/Logos
1981 Kathryn Markel Gallery, New York, NY Narratives
1980 The New Museum, New York, NY Hallwalls-5 Years (traveled, catalogue)
1979 P.S.1, Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Long Island City, NY Altered Photographs
1979 Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY In Western New York

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
1993 Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY from "Illustrated Memories"
1990 The Other Gallery, New York, NY Illustrated Memories
1989 Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
1988 Spectacolor Billboard, Times Square, Messages to the Public The Public Art Fund, New York, NY
1987 International Center for Photography/Midtown Bookstore, New York, NY
1986 Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA
1986 Art City, New York, NY
1986 Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX (catalogue) 1985 Windows: Printed Matter, Inc., New York, NY
1983 Tin Pan Alley, New York, NY
1982 Windows on Fourteenth Street, The New Museum, New York, NY (catalogue)
1982 Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
1982 C.E.P.A., Buffalo, NY
1979 Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY

PUBLICATIONS BY THE ARTIST
Missives: Dear Pen Pal, Dear John, Lessons & Notes, Flashbulb Memories, Photographs by Anne Turyn, Essay by Andy Grundberg, Alfred van der Marck Editions, New York, NY, 1986
Top Top Stories, Anne Turyn, editor, City Lights Publishers, San Francisco, CA, 1991
Real Family Stories, Anne Turyn, Top Stories #13, , New York, NY, 1982
Volunteer, A Photo Novel, Anne Turyn, C.E.P.A. Gallery, Buffalo, NY 1982
Photos Included
Aperture Magazine #186, New York, N.Y, Spring, 2007
The Nature of Photographs, by Stephen Shore, Phaidon, London, England, 2007
The Artful Dog: Canines from the Metropolitan Museum of Art; The Metropolitan Museum of Art in conjunction with Chronicle Books, New York, 2006
Up is Up but so is Down: New York’s Downtown Literary Scene: 1974-1992, Brandon Stosuy, editor, New York University Press, New York, NY, 2006
A Thousand Hounds; edited by Raymond W. Merritt and Miles Barth; The Cygnet Foundation and Taschen America, 2000 Photography from 1839 to Today, George Eastman House, Benedikt Taschen Verlag, Cologne, 1999
The Nature of Photographs, by Stephen Shore, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD, 1998
Memory Revealed: The Mind's Fragile Power, by Daniel Schacter, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA., 1996 Annandale, Volume 133, Number 1/December 1993, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.
Aperture Magazine, Issue #130, Explorations, New York, N.Y., 1993, pp 42-47
Collier’s Encyclopedia, Macmillan Publishers, New York, 1992 Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort, Peter Galassi, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, 1991
Art Paper, Minneapolis, MN, excerpt from "Snapshots from the Future Passed", 1989
Vanishing Presence, essays by Adam Weinberg, Max Kozloff, Rizzoli Editions, New York, NY, 1989 pp.140-146
Past Lives, Amy Gerstler and Alexis Smith, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA, 1989
What the Songs Look Like, Talking Heads and Frank Olinsky, Harper & Row, , New York, NY, 1987
Thought Objects/ Just Another Asshole #7, Barbara Ess, editor, New York, NY, 1986
Contact Sheet #49, Light Work, Syracuse, NY, 1985, excerpts from “Illustrated Memories”
White Walls #10, “Dear John,” Chicago, Ill., 1984
Impulse, “Lessons & Notes,” Toronto, Ontario, 1983
Contact Sheet # 34, 1983 and Contact Sheet #12, 1980, Light Work, Syracuse, NY
Benzene #7, Excerpts from "Dear Pen Pal," New York, NY, 1982
N.Y.C. in 1979, Kathy Acker, photographs by Anne Turyn, Top Stories #9, New York, NY, 1981
Writings Included
Writing as Practice, Secretary Press, New York N.Y. 2012
Up is Up but so is Down: New York’s Downtown Literary Scene: 1974-1992, Brandon Stosuy, editor, New York University Press, New York, NY, 2006
Art Paper, TV issue, Minneapolis, MN, 1988
Blasted Allegories: An Anthology of Writings by Contemporary Artists, Brian Wallis, editor, M.I.T. Press and the New Museum, New York, NY, 1987
Remembrances of Things Past, Lane Relyea and Connie Fitzsimmons, editors, 1986, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA, “If Only,” by Anne Turyn and Bob Fiengo
Wild History, Richard Prince, editor, Tanam Press, New York, NY, 1984, “Idioglossia”
Just Another Asshole #6, Barbara Ess and Glenn Branca, editors, New York, NY, 1983, “Keep Talking”
Only Paper Today, Sports and Games issue, Toronto, Ontario, 1979, “Lie”
Imprint, Volume 3, No. 3, Peterborough, Ontario, 1979, “Voices from Kinswomen”

COLLECTIONS
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
Center for Creative Photography, Tucson
Denver Art Museum
International Museum of Photography/George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
La Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris
LightWork, Syracuse, NY
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
the New Museum, NY
NYC Percent for Art
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Virginia Commonwealth Museum, Richmond, VA
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

GRANTS AND AWARDS
2012 Pratt Institute Faculty Development Fund Award
2003 Pratt Institute Faculty Development Fund Award
1998 Pratt Institute Faculty Development Fund Award
1994 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship
1991 Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation Fellowship
1990 Art Matters, Inc. Grant
1988 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship
1986 New Face in Fine Art Photography Award, American Photographer magazine
1985 Washington Project for the Arts, Writer-in-Residence Grant
1983-4 LINE II Grant, New York
1983 Light Work Artist-in-Residence Grant, Syracuse, N.Y.
1981-2 C.A.P.S. Fellowship
1979 Z.B.S. Foundation Artist-in-Residence Grant
1978-9 S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo, Graduate Fellowship

EDUCATION
BFA, Antioch College
MFA, S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo
MA (Linguistics), The Graduate Center of C.U.N.Y.

TEACHING POSITIONS, past and present
Pratt Institute
Bard High School Early College Queens
School of Visual Arts
Bard College
Milton Avery Graduate School on the Arts
Cooper Union
California Institute of the Arts
SUNY Purchase
Philadelphia College of the Arts

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