"Regardless of subject matter or how its rendered, my focus in each painting is to create light. It is the common element that creates detail in hyperrealism but also mood and emotion in more painterly work."
Cliff Turner was born in South Africa and immigrated to Canada, with his family in 1976. He studied art at the University of Toronto earning his BFA in 1994. In 1998 he graduated from the University of New Brunswick with a Bachelor of Education degree.
Turner’s paintings have been featured in both solo and group exhibitions in galleries throughout Canada. His paintings are part of numerous private, corporate and public collections.