TIFFANIE TURNER • CV
Born 1970 in Colonie, NY. Raised in Wolfeboro, NH. Licensed architect and practicing artist in S.F., CA.
Represented by Eleanor Harwood Gallery in San Francisco.
1993 B.S. Building Sciences, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
1995 Bachelor of Architecture, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
1992 School of Architecture, Center for Environmental Planning and Technology, Ahmedabad, India
2017 "The Fine Art of Paper Flowers", Rare Device gallery, San Francisco, CA
2016 "Nature Constructed", de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
"Tiffanie Turner: Botanical Works in Paper", Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA
2014 "One For You, One For Me", Rare Device, San Francisco, CA
2014 “Heads”, Rare Device gallery, San Francisco, CA
2012 “Oology”, Rare Device gallery, San Francisco, CA
2017 "Flower Power", Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA
"Detritus", San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
"Imperial Dynasty Exhibition", Drever Estate, Tiburon, CA
2016 "Preternatural", Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2015 "Botanica: All Things Plant Life", Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
"Strikeaway Show", Paxton Gate Curiosity for Kids, San Francisco, CA
“Dead of Winter”, Rare Device gallery, San Francisco, CA (participant and curator)
2005 Sausalito Woman’s Club Annual Art Salon, Sausalito, CA
grants and awards
2016 Zellerbach Family Foundation Grant
CORE membership with Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2018 SPACE at Ryder Farm, Brewster, NY, 1-week program (upcoming)
Drop, Forge & Tool, Hudson, NY, 1-week program (upcoming)
2016 de Young Museum Artist-in-Residence, San Francisco, CA, 1-month program
2016 Olde Orchard Farm, Moultonborough, NH, 1-week program
2015 Olde Orchard Farm, Moultonborough, NH, 1-week program
2017 The Fine Art of Paper Flowers, Ten Speed Press (release date August 22, 2017)
2017 The Meditative Nature of Crafting, Signature Reads
2017 Flower Magazine, "Pretty Paper" (Sept./Oct. 2017)
Sunset Magazine, "Faux-Flower Master" (September 2017)
Tolleson Creative Agency campaign for Gmund Paper (June 2017)
Nylon Korea, "Flower, Blooming Again" (May 2017)
2016 Luxe. Interiors + Design Magazine, "INSTACRUSH" (Sept./Oct. 2016)
Vogue Magazine, "Flowers 2.0" (2016 Met Gala edition)
O, The Oprah Magazine, "Women Who Make Beautiful Things" (April 2016)
2015 American Craft Magazine, "Collective Unconscious: OUTDOORS" (April/May 2015)
The Paper Playhouse, K. Rodabaugh (Gallery: Artists as Inspiration section)
2014 San Francisco Chronicle, "Symbolic Blooms"
San Francisco Chronicle, “STUDIO VISIT: Architecture, Craft Intersect in Hybrid Art”
LAB Magazine, “Paper Flowers” (issue 8)
Migrate Magazine, South Africa, “Surprise” (issue no. 20)
selected online art features
2017 Architectural Digest, "Paper Flowers: The Global, Ancient Roots of a Contemporary Maker Fixation"
Today is Going to Be Awesome, Lisa Congdon, "Tiffanie Turner: The Fine Art of Paper Flowers"
VICE Creator's Project, "Tiffanie Turner has the art of paper flowers down to a science"
The Light of Now/The Elie Saab Magazine, "Noted: A Life in Flowers by Tiffanie Turner"
Martha Stewart, "6 of Our Favorite Paper Flower Artists on Instagram"
2016 Saatchi Gallery Instagram feature
Juxtapoz Magazine Instagram feature
Design*Sponge, "12 Paper Flower Artists to Follow"
Better Homes and Gardens, "6 Instagram Accounts to Follow"
Colossal, "New Giant Paper Flower Sculptures by Tiffanie Turner"
The Jealous Curator, "Tiffanie Turner"
2015 HI-FRUCTOSE, "Squarespace Presents: Tiffanie Turner's Paper Flowers"
Journal du Design, "Fleurs en papier par Tiffanie Turner"
Beautiful/Decay, "Tiffanie Turner Challenges Scale and Age in Her Giant Flowers"
Refinery 29, "30 Amazing Things To Do in San Francisco This Month"
2014 SF Gate, "Tiffanie Turner's One For You, One For Me in Full Bloom"
SF Gate, “Tiffanie Turner’s Fluffy Paper Bouquets Turn Heads”
The Jealous Curator, “Tiffanie Turner”
My Modern Met, “3-Foot Wide Stunning Textured Flowers Created Out of Paper”
Colossal, “Giant Paper Flowers”
Today is Going to Be Awesome, Lisa Congdon, “Tiffanie Turner :: HEADS”
Laughing Squid, “Giant Papercraft Flower Blossom Sculptures”
Some Nice Friends, “Tiffanie Turner/Architect + Paper Flower Artist”
One Kings Lane Travel Guide, “San Francisco Creatives Share Their Favorite Local Haunts”
One Kings Lane, “The Makers: San Francisco’s Next Big Things”
2017 Design Tech High School, Burlingame, CA
2013 creativeLIVE online seminar, San Francisco, CA
Altitude Design Summit, Salt Lake City, UT
2016 "Raise Your Hand and Say Yes" with Tiffany Han, episode 116
2015 "Art For Your Ear" with The Jealous Curator, episode no. 18
Featured artist for Carte Fini Paper
FlowerSchool NY, NYC
Colossal, Chicago, IL
Detroit Flower House/Pot and Box, Detroit, MI
Ariella Chezar Design workshop, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, MX
Handcraft Studio School, El Cerrito, CA
Fioli Gardens, Woodside, CA
Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
Makeshift Society, San Francisco, CA
French General, Los Angeles, CA
Hinterland Workshop, Springville, UT
Martha Stewart Living private workshop, San Francisco, CA