My Ode to Wyoming, Opening & Exhibition

My Ode to Wyoming is a solo exhibition by Kathryn Mapes Turner. Personal in nature, this exhibit is a collection of work that demonstrates Turner’s plein air and fine art painting.In this exhibition, Turner visually expresses her appreciation for her beloved Wyoming. She paints to evoke emotion through the eloquent imagery of her native Jackson Hole. Her pieces are deeply steeped in her intimate relationship with this place she calls Home. A fleeting sunset, a grove of aspens, thundering horse hooves. They begin with moments that captivate her, then filtered through her creative lens, and edited by her artistic sensibility. In Turner’s work, Nature provides moments of inspiration that are distilled to their essential elements. The results are compositions that are crafted with a balance of disciplined refined technique and exploratory spontaneity that makes her work so unique. The public is invited to celebrate this work at the Artist’s Reception || Thursday, July 20th 5PM to 8 PM. Free & Open to All. The exhibition runs July 20th to August 5th. Show images will be posted on this website and at TrioFineArt.com after July 13th.  

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My Ode to Wyoming Open Mic Night

Jagged rock walls with cascading waterfalls, mushrooms springing up through a bed of pine needles and soot, wildlife on the move with their young, teaching them the ways of Nature. This beautiful Wyoming has so much to share with us. Let’s come together and celebrate it!Calling all Writers, Musicians, and Lover’s of Wyoming!Trio Fine Art is hosting an Open Mic Night, coinciding with Kathryn Turner’s solo exhibition My Ode to Wyoming. Surrounded by paintings inspired by our mountain land, passionate locals will share their original poems, verse, and music about our Wyoming.Event DetailsOpen mic night takes place Thursday, August 3rd. 5PM to 7PM.This event is FREE and open to the public!Hosted at Trio Fine Art gallery545 N Cache AveJackson, WY307.734.4444Gallery Hours | Wednesday through Saturday, Noon to 6PMMy Ode to Wyoming solo exhibition | July 19th to August 5th, Trio Fine Art GalleryThis is your Call to Action! We are looking for 10 locals to write and read their Odes to Wyoming at the open mic night. If you are interested, please click here for more information. Please email barbara@turnerfineart.com with any questions. This is a fun, casual event celebrating our love for Wyoming and our wonderful Western community. The […]

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Call to Action: My Ode to Wyoming Open Mic Night!

Calling all Writers, Musicians, and Lovers of Wyoming!Trio Fine Art is hosting an Open Mic Night, coinciding with Kathryn Turner’s solo exhibition My Ode to Wyoming. Surrounded by paintings inspired by our mountain land, we are looking for 10 locals to share their words and music with us.Submission details:The subject is My Ode to WyomingWritten or musical pieces, no longer than 5 minutes in lengthOriginal compositionsSubmission deadline is July 20th. Please email your submissions to barbara@turnerfineart.com. Email with any questions! This is a fun, casual event celebrating our love for Wyoming and our wonderful Western community. The gallery opens at noon, and the mic comes out at 5:00. Come for a little, or stay for awhile. We hope to see you.Click here for event details.Thank you! 

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“Lady” Accepted to Birds in Art, and a story…

I am honored to share that this painting was chosen by the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum to be included in their international juried Birds in Art exhibition.  “Lady,” a 30 x 24 oil painting (left), depicts a golden eagle he rehabilitated when I was a girl. It was impressionable and inspiring for me to have this gorgeous creature in our home when I was young, and now a thrill to be able to share her painting at this exhibition. I gave this painting as a gift to my dad. There’s a story of my dad and an eagle he called “Lady.”Dad was driving home after his meetings in Casper, WY when he noticed a golden eagle on the side of the road. When it didn’t fly away upon his car passing, he knew something must be wrong. He turned his car around, and tried to approach it. The eagle took off, but couldn’t fly far and made a crash landing. This happened several times.   Later, he found out her talons were paralyzed due to thallium poisoning. Dad said it is hard to catch an eagle, especially a feisty one like this one! Eventually he did and he wrapped her in his sport coat. […]

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Kathryn Turner Named Featured Artist by High Desert Journal

The artwork of Kathryn Mapes Turner has unfolded from the mountain valley of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Here she was born as the fourth generation to be raised on the Triangle X Ranch in Grand Teton National Park. Here her consciousness of the natural world began. She grew up riding the trails of the valley, learning wilderness lore and gaining an eye for landscape.  The happy synergy of a receptive spirit and a place of magnificent beauty, set the course for her life.Click here for the full article!

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