Austin Peay alum Khari Turner featured in Hulu’s Work Art Fest
(Posted Sept. 14, 2020)
An Austin Peay State University art graduate will be one of 10 Black artists featured during Hulu’s Woke Art Fest today (Sept. 14, 2020) on the streaming giant’s social media platforms.
Khari Turner, who graduated from Austin Peay in 2019 and is now attending Columbia University, will join other emerging Black artists for an all-day virtual art festival. Turner is scheduled to take over Hulu's Instagram Live at 3 p.m. CST.
You can follow Turner and other artists by using the hashtag #WokeArtFest on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Here's a schedule of the artist appearances today.
Turner announced the paid partnership with Hulu on social media on Sunday: “I’m telling y’all I’m trying to do it do it!!!! So much more to do! Paid partnership with Hulu!”
Woke Art Fest is the latest of a string of big accomplishments for Turner.
Turner also announced a solo art show on Oct. 5 at Nō Studios in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Earlier this summer, Turner’s work appeared in an InStyle magazine photo shoot of Zendaya (you can see the photo here).
Turner also has art featured on The Roots member Black Thought’s latest EP “Streams of Thought Vol. 3: Cane and Abel.” You can see that art here.
His work also appeared on the cover of Austin Peay’s Zone 3 literary journal spring cover.
You can follow Turner’s work on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/khari.raheem/ (@khari.raheem).
You can also check out this GovLive profile of Turner at https://www.apsu.edu/govlife/students/khari-turner.php.
To learn more about the Department of Art + Design at Austin Peay, go to https://www.apsu.edu/art-design/.
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