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Lois Turner is taking part in an exciting new exhibition at Chapel Hill Winery, McLaren Vale. entitled "Sagacity of Place". This exhibition will showcase a select group of Adelaide's contemporary painters, including Lois Turner, Jillian Gregurke, Leith Semmens, Desma Kastanos, and sculptor John Woffinden. Invitations will be sent out a few weeks prior to the opening.
Concerned with the human impact on Australia's environment, Lois Turner presents a series of abstract contemporary paintings which reinterpret the Australian landscape in her solo exhibition at Pikes Winery, Sevenhill Clare.
Turner will be showing new work at four separate venues for this year's SALA Festival in Adelaide. Art Images, 32 The Parade Norwood; commencing on Friday, 6th August 2010; Parlour Hair, Shop 3, 227-235 Unley Road Malvern; Transforma, 43 Goodwood Road, Wayville; Red Opus Art Space, 119 Payneham Road St Peters, 23rd July, 2010
This exhibition will showcase the work of several artists from the Friends of the South Australian School of Art at the Regency Medical Clinic. Commissions from sales will go to fund scholarships for young art students.
"Food for thought"
Red Opus Art Space is featuring some of Lois's new paintings in their upcoming "Food for Thought" exhibition.
Transforma is hosting a solo exhibition "Keeping Track(s)" which explores a number of issues specific to women who are living in remote and indigenous communities. Through the collection, Lois hopes to impact the outcome of these women by donating $100 from every painting sold to the McGRath Foundation. The exhibition opened on Thursday, 5th November by Peter Vaughan, the CEO of Business S A and Governor of the State Theatre Company. The opening was an outstanding success, with everyone commenting on the wonderful presentation and display of Lois's work. The exhibition will run until 5th December, 2009. For more details, contact Roslyn Whately, Marketing Manager of Transforma on 8272 4133
Lois will be a guest speaker at a fundraising night "Sunflowers" and Mammograms" to be held on Saturday 10th October at the Tin Cat Cafe, Kent Town. Proceeds from the sales of artwork and a number of goods will be auctioned to raise money for breast cancer research. The Tin Cat Cafe will showcase Lois's exhibition "Artificial Light" to coincide with breast cancer awareness month. For more information please visit the Tin Cat Cafe website or phone 83624748 for bookings.
The exhibition "The Dark Side of Night" is currently getting amazing responses from viewers at the Eye 2 Eye Fine Art Gallery . The work, which critically examines the risk factors attributed as the causes of breast cancer, is proving to be very thought provoking and has triggered various emotional responses to viewers at the gallery . The emphasis is on the impact of artificial light and its possible association with the increase in breast cancer amongst night-shift workers.
Lois Turner uses abstract retinal photoreceptor imagery in her painting "Sentinels". The painting "Artificial Night" which was to feature in this exhibition is now on show at the Keith Murdock Building in Waymouth Street as part of an exhibition of the finalists in the Advertiser Business S A Contemporary Art Award. "Whe Me" looks at the psychological impact of breast biopsies.