Gregor Turk

Gregor Turk

Gregor Turk

  • B.A., Rhodes College
  • M.F.A., Boston University
First year at SCAD:
2010

"Faculty in graduate school."

Credentials

"Completion of the three-year 49th Parallel Project focusing on the 1,270-mile section of the U.S./Canadian border formed by that parallel. While traveling by foot and bicycle along its course, I interviewed individuals affected by the consequences of line drawn on a map. The project included artist residencies for the production of artwork and exhibitions of related installation works in both countries as well as the broadcast of a documentary video on public television stations. The project was part of the Cultural Olympiad for the 1996 Centennial Games."

Awards, recognition and honors

Working Artist Project grant by the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia; Alternate Visions Grant: National Endowment for the Arts/ The Rockefeller Foundation/ The Andy Warhol Foundation

Organizations

Public Arts Advisory Committee, city of Atlanta (mayoral appointment); founding member, chair, Metropolitan Public Art Coalition, Atlanta; board member, ART PAPERS

Publications and presentations

Solo exhibitions

  • Astolfi Art, Atlanta, Georgia, 2011
  • Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, Delaware, 2005

Public art installations

  • Jacksonville International Airport
  • Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
  • Birmingham Fire Station, Alpharetta, Georgia

Public lectures

  • University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, 2008
  • Michael C. Carlos Museum, Atlanta, Georgia 2006

Previous Positions

Studio artist; art instructor/artist-in-residence, Georgia Council for the Arts, Young Audiences, High Museum of Art, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Michael C. Carlos Museum and numerous public and private school systems; public art coordinator, Fulton County Arts Council, Atlanta, Georgia; adjunct instructor: Atlanta College of Art and Georgia State University, Atlanta

On the Web

Courses Taught

  • SCPT 115 Beginning Sculptural Practices II
  • SCPT 402 Sculpture in Context: Public Art
  • SCPT 420 Advanced Sculptural Practices
  • SCPT 717 Sculpture Studio: Concept and Content