Artist who described himself as “not a career artist, but a visual addict”, working in such media as assemblage, boxes and mail art including rubber stamps, born in Farnham, Surrey. He studied at Hornsey College of Art, 1962–4. To support himself, Turner did a number of jobs including temping at the Prices and Incomes Board, house-painting, heavy goods vehicle driving, exhibition set builder for an electronics business and art moving. From 1991, was engaged in a series of mail art projects, including All Washed Up, 1995–6. Took part in many mixed shows, including Constructions 3, Hornsey and Romford Libraries, 1970–1; LG from 1978; Art in Boxes, England & Co, from 1991; Concern for The Earth, Riviera Gallery, Hastings, 1993; and Haringey Arts Council Open Exhibition, from 1994.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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