(1933 - 2001)
James Thomas, Sr. Turner was active/lived in Colorado. James Turner is known for western subject sculpture.
Biography James Turner
The following information, submitted by Grant Turner, son of the artist, is from the January 2001 obituary of James Thomas Turner.
James Turner was a western-subject sculptor in realist style, who had one-man shows in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Switzerland and the United States. His work was in the collections of the Richard Nixon White House, John Wayne, Coors Brewery and TriState Industrial Bank.
in Denver, Colorado, Turner took the Famous Art Course and studied at the
Western Brass and Foundry. He also studied sculpture with Edgar Britton.
He has carved wood doors for public buildings.
As a young man, he grew up in Denver, graduating from North High School. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean
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