Trina Turturici

Based Los Angeles, USA
Trina Turturici - artist

About

I use the shapes of ordinary objects and landscapes that I see in my daily life as a way to explore materials through working intuitively. The playful approach to material, texture and mark making in tandem with working from observation creates a visual tension that represents a collaboration between the conscious and subconscious mind. I have developed many processes for making my work that include, cutting, masking, and collaging so as to preserve the feeling of spontaneity. My approach of working intuitively and consciously creates an uncanny and surreal portrayal of a somewhat familiar scene that hovers between reality and fantasy.

Education

MFA Boston University

Selected Exhibitions & Awards

  • 2019: Co/Lab 4 with LAVA Projects, Torrance Art Museum, California, USA
  • 2019: Inside Looking Out, Gallery ALSO, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2019: Vision and Verse, Anderson University, Indiana, USA
  • 2018: Familiar Friends, Durden and Ray, Los Angeles, California
  • 2018: L.A. Notebook, Jacob’s West, Venice, CA
  • 2018: INK, Open Mind Art Space, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2017: Chromatic Black: Case Study LA III, Gallery CLU, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2017: Friends, Do Not Fear, New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2016: Altered Objects, University Art Gallery, CSU Dominguez Hills, CA
  • 2016: Baked Goods, University City Arts League Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2015: Everything Speaks Twice, Vacancy, Los Angeles, CA

Press

https://dateagle.art/trina-turturici-interview/, http://voyagela.com/interview/meet-trina-turturici/

Credentials

  • Internationally exhibited
  • Featured in relevant press

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  • Achievements & Goals

    • Maintaining a meaningful and engaging art practice
    • To be able to paint all day, every day
    • To have more time and space to experiment with other materials
    • To have an assistant to do all of my computer work for me
  • Genre & Style

    • Dynamic
    • Colorful
    • Semi-abstract
  • Inspiration & Vision

    • Colors and how they interact with one another
    • The push and pull of different spaces
    • Texture and materiality
  • Sales & Trajectory

    • Already sold works
  • Technique & Material

    • Intuitive mark making
    • Oil paint and ink
    • Layering of shapes and textures

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