Growing up in post-war Britain, Deirdre Turner’s early childhood was filled with bleak grays and beiges of a British boarding school. Her whimsical pen and watercolor paintings perhaps reflect a desire to re-frame those early years in brighter colors.

Deirdre’s work is displayed at the Mohawk Valley Art Center in Little Falls and Gallery 3040 in Old Forge.

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Deirdre’s 20 years as a pre-kindergarten teacher influenced her art.

The vibrancy and energy of the young children inspired Dee’s use of color, whimsy, and spontaneity that so characterizes her work. Deirdre displays her art in galleries in Old Forge, Saratoga Springs, and Little Falls. Her work has also been accepted into several juried art shows in the Mohawk Valley.

The artist lives with her husband, Peter, near Little Falls where they raised two Children.

Deirdre Turner artist bio

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