Garry Turpin, Moore Member Since January 2012 Artist Statement BFA from Mars Hill College. Began painting in oils full time in 2000. Co-founder of Artists Guild Gallery of Greenville. Currently Co-Chairman of West Main Artists Co-operative in Spartanburg, SC. Several regional and local art exhibition awards. Selected as one of the artists in the recent publication "Artists Among Us" published by Hub City Writers. Selected for the "Best of American Oil Artists" by Kennedy Publishing for 2012, being published early Spring 2012.