Paul Turner


Paul Robert Turner has been an instructor at the Toronto School of Art since 2009. Born (1975) and raised in Kingston Ontario Canada, he attended the Ontario College of Art and Design (Toronto) from 1994 to 1998. Upon completion of the Drawing and Painting program, he then studied classical animation at Sheridan College and academic drawing at the Michael John Angel Academy of Art. Paul Robert Turner is a Canadian Figurative Oil Painter living and working in Toronto, Canada and is a co–founder of AWOL Collective, Gallery and Studios. Paul is a grant recipient of the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, the Ontario Arts Council, and the Canada Council for the Arts.

In 2007 and 2009 he was selected as an exhibiting finalist for The Kingston Prize, Canada's only national portrait competition. His work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally can be found in private collections in Canada, England, France, Israel and the United States.


2000 Study of Classical Drawing and Painting, Michael John Angel Traditional Schools

1998 AOCAD, Drawing and Painting, Ontario College of Art and Design

1993 Creative Arts County Program, QECVI, Kingston, ON


Figure and Portrait PaintingIntroduction-IntermediateView
Figure and Portrait Painting (Summer)Introduction-IntermediateView
Intermediate DrawingIntermediateView
Introduction to DrawingAbsolute BeginnersView
Introduction to Life PaintingIntroduction-IntermediateView
Life Drawing for Teens (Ages 14-17)All LevelsView
Painting the Clothed FigureIntroduction-IntermediateView
Perspective DrawingIntroduction-IntermediateView