TurningBear Fine Art

Local Tucson artist creating original paintings, pencil drawings, and scrimshaw. Classes for all skill levels are also available.

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TurningBear Mason, a contemporary Tucson artist, has his Fine Art studio in NW Tucson, AZ.

Born in Anchorage, AK, Mason has studied as a professional artist since 1976. During his tenure, he has produced many original oil paintings by commission and freelance. Mason’s oil paintings are classical-representational realism. His venturing toward painting impressionism continues as he spends more time painting plein air style. His work is found throughout world and the United States, in many corporate and private collections including prestigious collectors as Lindsay Wagner and Gail True. He is a master scrimshaw artist as well, with commissioned works owned by Clint Eastwood and General Swartzkoff.

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