Artist in Residence at S12 during March 2014
Native to Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Brad Turner received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Alberta College of Art and Design 2006. His first change of scenery was to Toronto, Ontario as an Artist-in-Residence at the Harbourfront Centre Glass Studio. Here he developed a mix of sculptural and functional glass objects with a focus on originality, diversity, clean design, and the refined craftsmanship for which he is known.
More recently, Turner received his MFA from Alfred University in Alfred, NY, USA, and is now pursuing opportunities abroad.
In addition to his artistic training, Turner holds a Bachelor of Kinesiology from the University of Calgary, having earlier pursued an interest in physical activity and awareness.