Rozi Turnbull was born in Dorking (Surrey), England, a middle child from a
musical and artistic family encouraged to paint form a young age. Her early
career was in high end fashion in London. She studied art at the University of
Alaska-Anchorage and has taught art on and off for 22 years. Turnbull has
exhibited in Scotland, Indonesia and in the United States in Houston, Conroe and
Bastrop, Texas, as well as Anchorage, Alaska. Her awards include “Best of Show”
at the 2001 Girdwood Mountain Arts Festival (Anchorage), the “People’s Choice”
at the 2000 UAA Faculty show and several top-three wins in annual juried shows
at the Conroe Art League.
Turnbull served as President of the Watercolor Art
Society of Alaska in 2000 was the International Exhibition
Chair for the 2002 Watercolor Art Society of Houston,
Exhibition Chairperson for the 2008 and 2009 Indonesian
Heritage Society’s Art and Photography Exhibition. She has
also organized successful art shows in Alford and Inverurie,
Scotland, as well as presiding over the Anchorage Center for
Families “Paint-A-Thon.” She was a chosen Artist to
contribute to the “Bootiful Wimberley” project in Wimberley,
Texas in 2014, painting two 6-foot fiberglass cowboy boots
that are on permanent display in the town.
Turnbull currently works and teaches out of her own
studio in Houston.