Turner McGehee joined the Hastings College art faculty in 1983. He has chaired the department from 2000 to 2015. He teaches printmaking, drawing and art history.
Professor McGehee studied psychology at Washington and Lee University (BA, 1975) and printmaking at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro (MFA 1981).
Among the exhibitions that have featured McGehee’s prints, drawings and paintings are shows at the Joslyn Museum (Omaha, NE), Sioux City Art Center (SD), Colorado College, the Contemporary Art Center of Virginia and the Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago, IL). He has exhibited solo at the Haydon Gallery (Lincoln, NE), the Museum of Nebraska Art, Louisiana State University and other college and university galleries. Overseas exhibits include ones in Taipei (Republic of China), Amsterdam (Netherlands) and Buchenbach (Germany).
Recent independent lectures by Professor McGehee have discussed the art of the ancient Maya, the relationship between jazz and visual imagery, the psychology of creativity and the evolution of Christian iconography.