» Biography

EDUCATION

1976 Born in Balıkesir.

1998 Graduated from Prof. Dr. İsa Başlıoğlu and Prof. Dr. Ramiz Aydın Atelier from the Department of Art Teaching in the Faculty of Education, Marmara University..

2002 Received his Master’s Degree as the top student in the Department of Visual and Environmental Arts, the Faculty of Social Sciences, İstanbul Technical University with his thesis “Abstraction and Calligraphy” under the supervision of Instructor (Dr.) Ferhan Gözgü Çelik..

2011 Received his Ph.D. in Art Teaching in the Department of Art Teaching, the Faculty of Social Sciences in Marmara University with his thesis “the Reflections of Sharp Focus Realism on Photorealist Painting” under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Bünyamin Özgültekin.

2016 Currently working in the Department of Art, the Faculty of Fine Arts, Trakya University as an instructor (Dr.).

Solo EXHIBITIONS

1998 Taranta Babu Cultural Center Solo Exhibition, 01 – 15 June 1998, Beyoğlu, İstanbul.

2002 Solo Exhibition for MA, June  2002, İTÜ faculty of Architecture , Harbiye, İstanbul.

2007 Piramid Art Gallery Solo Exhibition, 12 April – 7 May 2007, Beyoğlu, Istanbul.

2011 Personal Painting Exhibition “I Am Not within Time, Nor Entirely Beyond”, Piha Collective, 01 – 20 April 2011, Kadıköy, Istanbul.

2013 Solo Exhibition “Stranger”, Art Suites Gallery, 13 March – 06 April 2013 Beyoğlu, Istanbul.

2014 Solo Exhibition, “They Were Already Not Exist” Ren Art Gallery, 03-12 June 2014, Nisantası, Istanbul

2016 Solo Exhibition, “Focus / Out of Focus” Piramid Sanat, 07-26 September 2016, Beyoğlu, Istanbul

AWARDS

2007 Marmara University Library Painting Competition (Honorable Mention), İstanbul.

2007 Technology Research and Application Center (EBİLTEM), Ege University Painting Competition 2007 “Paint the Scientist in Your Imagination” among college students (Jury Encouragement Award), İzmir.

2009 Ümraniye Municipality “Urban Life and Our Disabled Citizens” 4th Traditional Painting Competition, (Honorable Mention), İstanbul.

2009 Ümraniye Municipality 4th Traditional Painting Competition, (Honorable Mention), İstanbul

2010 5thÇanakkalePainting Competition, ( Jury Special Award ), Çanakkale, İstanbul, Ankara.

2010 Painting Competition on “Silivri” arranged by Silivri Governorate, Silivri Municipality and Silivri City Council (Secondary Award), İstanbul.

2010 3rdAnkara Bar Association, Painting Competition on “the Lawyer Profession and Courthouses”, (Honorable Mention), Ankara.

2012 7thÇanakkalePainting Competition, (Jury Special Award), Çanakkale, İstanbul, Ankara.

2016 V. Bienal Internacional de Pintura de Guayaquil Alvaro Noboa (Mencion de Honor ). Ekvator.

BIENNIALS

2010 II. Biennial of Painting LUIS NOBOA NARANJO, 28 April – 28 June 2010, Guayaquil, Ecuador

2011 XI. Bienal Internacional de La Acuarela, 5 December 2010 – 13 February 2011, Mexico City, Mexico.

2013 X. Bienal Internacional de La Acuarela, 7 December 2013 – 17 February 2017, Mexico City, Mexico.

2014 VI. Biennale Internazionale Mail Art, 23 – 26 August, St. Adrian Koleji, Cosenza, İtalya

2015 XI. Bienal Internacional de La Acuarela, 11 January 2015 – 08 February 2015, Meksiko City, Meksika.

2016. V. Bienal Internacional de Pintura de Guayaquil Alvaro Noboa, 28 April – 28 June 2016,  Guayaquil, Ekvator.

SYMPOSIUMS

2008 III. International Fabrikartgrup Modern Arts Festival, 12 – 22 July, Uçhisar, Nevşehir.

2011 Odessa, I. International Art Symposium, Workshop and Exhibitions, 15 May - 25 May, Odessa, Ukraine.

 2011 7th International Painting Symposium 22 – 30 August 2011, Patras, Greece.

2012 Art Suites Gallery Summer Workshop Bodrum 16 – 24 June 2102, Bodrum, Muğla.

2013 Art Suites Gallery Summer Workshop Bodrum 15 – 23 June 2013, Bodrum, Muğla.

2013 Portakal Çiçeği V. International Plastic Art Colony 28-30 June, Sapanca, Sakarya.

2014 Portakal Çiçeği VI. International Plastic Art Colony, 20 - 25 June, Sapanca, Sakarya.

2014 12. International Art Suites Gallery Summer Workshop Bodrum 08 – 15 September 2014, Bodrum, Muğla.

2015 15. International Art Suites Gallery Summer Workshop Bodrum 18 – 25 May 2015, Bodrum, Muğla.

2015 Çanakkale Painting Symposium, 12 – 15 June 2015, Çanakkele

SELECTIONS FROM NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL MIXED AND COMPETITIVE EXHIBITIONS

1997 Youth Action 3, “Chaos”, 04-13 July, TÜYAP, İstanbul.

1998 Tolga Eti Art House Competition Painting Exhibition, Kadıköy, İstanbul.

1998 Ercüment Kalmık Foundation Competition Painting Exhibition, Beyoğlu, İstanbul.

1998 Youth Action 4, 26 June-05 July, TÜYAP, İstanbul.

2001 State Fine Arts Painting Competition Exhibition, Ankara.

2006 The Department of Art, the Faculty of Fine Arts, Trakya University  Instructors Mixed Karma Painting Exhibition, Sofia, Bulgaria.

2007 Ümraniye Municipality 3rd Traditional Painting Competition Exhibition “Mevlana”, İstanbul.

2007 7th Şefik Bursalı Painting Competition, İzmir.

2008 Kadıköy Municipality Health and Social Solidarity Foundation ( KASDAV ) Caddebostan Volunteers 6th Traditional Painting Competition, İstanbul.

2008 Kahramanmaraş Municipality Painting Competition on “The War of Independence”, Kahramanmaraş.

2008 Çorlu Culture and Art Association Painting Competition on “Woman”, (with two works), Çorlu, Tekirdağ.

2008 Çekirdek Art 6th Modern Art Exhibitions Painting Competition “Where does this ship go?”Piramid Art, Beyoğlu, İstanbul.

2008 Naval Force Command 10th Traditional Painting Competition “Sea and Man”, Naval Museum Exhibition Hall, Beşiktaş, İstanbul

2008rd Çanakkale Wars Painting Competition, Çanakkale, İstanbul, Ankara

2008  V. International  Diabetes Painting-Ceramics Competition, İzmir.

2008 Pippa Bacca Brides on Tour, Exhibition by Italian and Turkish Artists, 08 October – 07 November, Şişli,İstanbul.

2008 40th year of 1968, Archeological Excavation of a Wind Exhibition, Pyramid Art, UPSD Art Gallery, Beyoğlu – Şişli,İstanbul.

2009 Painting Competition “Wind” arranged thanks to Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, the Faculty of Fine Arts, the Department of Art and Demirer Holding, Çanakkale.

2009 Havran Governorate Painting Competition “Koca Seyit”, Havran, Balıkesir.

2009 Kadıköy Municipality Health and Social Solidarity (KASDAV) Caddebostan Volunteers 7th Traditional Painting Competition, İstanbul.

2009 Fırat University, the Head of Health Culture and Sports, Painting and Graphic Arts Club ( FÜREG), Painting Competition, Elazığ.

2009 4thÇanakkale Painting Competition, Çanakkale – İstanbul – Ankara.

2009 VI. International Osteoporosis Painting-Ceramics Competition, İzmir.

2009  2ndAnkara Bar Association, Painting Competition on “the Lawyer Profession and Courthouses”, Ankara,

2009 The International Exhibition “Letters” curated by Luisella Carretta, Marco Ercolani and Giuseppe Zuccarino, Geneva, Italy

2010 Mail Art Project “KALT(ER) LIEBE(R) VERLETZT(ER) MENSCH”, Gallery Platform 3/3, 17 December 2010 – 02 January 2011, http://www.plattform33.de/ Friedrichshafen, Lake Constance Regional Directorate  (Landratsamt Bodenseekreis), 06 April – 05 May 2011, Friedrichshafen, Germany.

2010 Bedri Baykam and Pyramid Artists, Moda Deniz Club Art Gallery, Kadıköy,İstanbul.

2010 Exhibition “What Hath ‘Paint’ Wrought!”by Bahri GENÇ, Deniz GÖKDUMAN, Safiye MİNE 23 December 2010 – 21 January 2011, Pyramid Art, İstanbul.

2011 17th Association of International Plastic Arts General Board (AIAP) Exhibition, Guadalajara, Mexico

2011 “Taste of Lust”, 07 March – 26 April 2011, Pyramid Arts, İstanbul.

2011 Young Activity 5, “Freedom de Novo” 12-30 April, MKM Beşiktaş Çağdaş, Beşiktaş,İstanbul.

2011 “Corrosion on the Surface”, 17 May – 17 June, Art Suites Gallery, İstanbul.

2011“Art at Akmerkez 7” “Young Karma”, 16 September – 22 October, Tunca Art, Etiler, İstanbul.

2011“100 Young Face” Mixed Exhibition, 14 October – 04 November2011, International Art Center, Üsküdar, İstanbul.

2012 Izmir University, 3rd National “Colors of Izmir” Painting and Watercolor Competition organized by Izmir Branch of Turkish Psychological Counseling and Guidance Association and Association of Watercolor Painting Artists themed on Izmir, 01 – 16 March 2012, İzmir.

2012 ’’World Art Day Window “09 – 20 April 2012, Nişantaşı, İstanbul.

2012 National Mixed Exhibition “Alaçatı Embraces Young Artists!” 19 May – 13 June 2012. Alaçatı, Çeşme, Izmir.

2012 2ndKüçükçekmece Municipality Painting Competition, 26 May 2012. Küçükçekmece, İstanbul.

2012 12th Traditional Turkish Naval Force Painting Competition themed one “Sea and Human”,

Harbiye Military Museum and Culture Site Command Hasan Rıza Painting and Exhibition Hall, Harbiye, İstanbul.

2012 “Time-out”, 16 March – 02 April 2012, Ada Sanat – Karşı Sanat – Rumeli Han C Blok, Beyoğlu, İstanbul.

2012 “15 April World Art Day” 15 – 25 April 2012, Sinop Anatolian Fine Arts High School Exhibition Hall, Sinop.

2012 “Sorry, I Couldn’t Recognize You!”,  20 April – 20 May2012, Gallery Port-Art, Çankaya, Ankara

2012 “More” Mixed Exhibition, 31 July – 15 September 2012, Art Suites Gallery, Beyoğlu, İstanbul.

2012 “Three Generations Modern Turkish Art” 11 October – 11 November 2012, UPSD Art Gallery, Şişli, İstanbul.

2013 “Memory of a City Haydarpaşa” Mixed Exhibition 11 – 21 February 2013, Haydarpaşa, İstanbul

 FAIRS

2011 4thArtbosphorus Modern Art Fair, 28 April – 1 May, with Pyramid Art, Fulya Congress and Fair Center, Beşiktaş, İstanbul.

2012 5thArtbosphorus Modern Art Fair, 15 – 18 March, with Pyramid Art, Haliç Congress Center, Beyoğlu, İstanbul.

2012 7th Contemporary İstanbul, 22-25 November, with Pyramid Art, Lütfi Kırdar Congress Center,  Şişli, İstanbul.

2013 8. Contemporary İstanbul, 07-10 November, with Pyramid Art, Lütfi Kırdar Congress Center,  Şişli, İstanbul.

2013 23. International İstanbul Art Fair Artist 2013, Portakal Çiçeği International Plastic Art Colony  Collection, TÜYAP, Büyükçekmece, İstanbul.

2013 23. International İstanbul Art Fair Artist 2013,“ Is there an intervention?”, TÜYAP, Büyükçekmece, İstanbul

2014 24. International İstanbul Art Fair Artist 2014, 08 – 16 November 2014, Expropriated” adlı Sergi, TÜYAP, Büyükçekmece, İstanbul.

2014 24. International İstanbul Art Fair Artist 2014, 08 – 16 November 2014, Art Toprak, TÜYAP, Büyükçekmece, İstanbul.

2014 9. Contemporary İstanbul, 13-16 November, with Pyramid Art, Lütfi Kırdar Congress Center,  Şişli, İstanbul.

2015 25. International İstanbul Art Fair Artist 2015, 07 – 15 November 2015, Art Toprak,  TÜYAP, Büyükçekmece, İstanbul.

2015 25. International İstanbul Art Fair Artist 20154, 07 – 15 November 2015, “Amarcord”, TÜYAP, Büyükçekmece, İstanbul.

2015 10. Contemporary İstanbul, 12-15 November, with Pyramid Art, Lütfi Kırdar Congress Center,  Şişli, İstanbul.

2016 11. Contemporary İstanbul, 03-06 November, with Pyramid Art, Lütfi Kırdar Congress Center,  Şişli, İstanbul.

WORKS IN MUSEUMS

2004 His painting was accepted to Devrim Erbil Modern Arts. Balıkesir.

2005 His painting was accepted to Inonu University Fine Arts Faculty Contemporary Arts Museum. Malatya.

2006 His painting was accepted to Thracian University Sultan 2ndBeyazid Social Complex Contemporary Painting Sculpture Museum.Edirne.

2007 His work was accepted to Cappadocia Vocational College Contemporary Arts Museum. Nevşehir.

2008 His work was accepted to Cappadocia Vocational College Contemporary Arts Museum.Nevşehir.

2009 His work was accepted to Fırat University Contemporary Arts Museum. Elazığ.

2010 His work was accepted to Lois A. Noboa Naranjo Museum. Guayaquil, Ecuador.

2011 His work was accepted to Museo Nacional De LaAcuarel. Mexico City, Mexico.

2013 His work was accepted to Museo Nacional De LaAcuarel. Mexico City, Mexico.

2015 His work was accepted to Museo Nacional De LaAcuarel. Mexico City, Mexico.

2016 His work was accepted to Lois A. Noboa Naranjo Museum. Guayaquil, Ecuador.

 

 

 

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