Andrew Turner was born in 1944 in Chester, Pennsylvania. He was a graduate of Temple University's Tyler School of Art. Andrew's work has been widely acclaimed, with many solo exhibitions and participation in group exhibitions. He has taught art in grades K-1 2 in the Chester, Pennsylvania Public Schools and in correctional centers.
include Artist-in-Residence and Curator, Deshong Museum, Chester,
PA; Lecturer, Widener University; Lecturer, Institute of Contemporary
Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; and, he toured
and lectured in The People's Republic of China. Collections
which hold Andrew's paintings include Woody Allen, Dr. Maya
Angelou, ARCO Chemical Company, Bell Telephone Company, Dr.
Constance Clayton, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Cosby, Edie Huggins, Eric
Lindros, Mr. and Mrs Louis Madonni, Moses Malone, Penn State
University, the artist formerly known as Prince, Mr. and Mrs.
Harold Sorgenti, Swarthmore College, Mrs. Marilyn Wheaton, and
Widener University Deshong Museum, just to name a few. He has
been featured in numerous solo exhibitions and group exhibitions
in the United States and abroad. His Philadelphia commissions
include: WDAS FM (1996); Marco Solo, (published by J. Schwinn
and G. Harlow, illustrated by Andrew Turner) Reverse Angle Productions,
Inc. (I 995); and Robin Hood Dell, Fairmount Park (1985).