Cherie Louise Turner

Cherie Louise Turner is a Bay Area–based freelance writer and copy editor, originally from Goleta, California. Her writing has appeared online at Art in America, the Huffington Post, and Visual Art Source,  and in art, ltd., ArtNewsletter, ArtNews, and Tahoe Quarterly, among other publications. She has also written exhibition catalog essays and runs her art-focused blog, artbeatbayarea.com. Away from writing, Turner is a former nationally competitive bicycle racer on the track and road, and is currently a dedicated yoga practitioner and ultramarathon-distance trail runner. Additionally, she is an avid traveler with a passion for elephant conservation.