Color photograph headshot of Kathryn Mapes TurnerKathryn Mapes Turner is a Jackson Hole native and forth generation of a ranching family. Growing up surrounded by the magnificent beauty of Grand Teton National park directly influenced her love of the visual world and beauty.  Through her oil and watercolor paintings, Turner expresses her passion for the landscape and the natural world.

Now nationally recognized and award winning, her work has been featured at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum – Birds in Art Exhibition, American Impressionist Society, National Museum of Wildlife Art, American Academy of Equine Art. Publications include the cover or SaturdayEvening Post, Fine Art Connoisseur, SouthwestArt, American Art CollectorWestern Art and Architecture, Big Sky Journal, Images West and Cowboys and Indians Magazine.  She is a member of the Oil Painters of America, National Watercolor Society and Rocky Mountain Plein Air painter.

“I am inspired by rainy and foggy days. I love how such weather softens everything. This rich sense of subtly and mystery tends to draw me more deeply into the landscape with a sense of wonder and awe.

Kathryn Mapes Turner about "Sky for Earth"