About the Artists

John E Turley taught art for 33 years, opening two art departments at high schools that had never had an art program. He works in a variety of mediums including acrylic, oil and watercolor. His wife, Joan Giddings Turley would discover her artistic talent later in life and paints both impressionistic and abstract watercolors.


Today, they reside in Vancouver, WA and are members of Society of Washington ArtistsMosaic Arts Alliance and Southwest Washington Watercolor Society. They have exhibited and sold their work all over the country, run galleries and shows in the Pacific Northwest and strive to build a strong and supportive artistic community.