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about.

Born in Istanbul 1971.

Graduated from Marmara University Fine Arts Faculty Graphic Design Department in 1993. 

Worked as graphic designer and art director in advertising agencies between 1992 – 1998.

Worked as freelance graphic designer and illustrator between 1998 – 2005.

Took pedagogical information classes in 2000-2001 period at Marmara University Atatürk Education Faculty.

Opened her own studio in Istanbul and started holding art workshops for adults and children in 2005.

Became a member at Istanbul Exlibris Academy Association in 2009.

Became a member at Lokomotive Culture and Art Association in 2010.

Worked as an art instructor and project maker in DSM Training from 2011.

Worked as the general secretary of Lokomotive Culture and Art Association between 2011 – 2016.

Became a member of Istanbul Exlibris Association in 2012.

Worked in the organisation teams of art festivals, corporate art workshops, volunteer art workshops for children, curated art exhibitions,

ran art projects for over 10 years in Istanbul. Held 5 solo exhibitions in Istanbul, Ankara and Amsterdam.

Attended around 50 group exhibitions internationally. Nominated in many juried exhibitions internationally.

One of the 6 entrepreneurs who built up the social enterprise refresh-yourself.co.uk  Living in London from the summer of 2016.

A mother of two teenagers. A keen learner of mindfulness. An art person who believes in the power of creativity, learning and sharing.

 

 

awards.

2015 3rd International Brest Print Triennial, Belarus, Worth to exhibit
2015 25th Malbork Exlibris Biennial Poland, Worth to exhibit
2014 3rd Guangzhou International Exlibris and Mini-prints Biennial, China, Worth to exhibit
2014 First International Exlibris Competition, Varna, Bulgaria, Worth to exhibit
2014 35.FISAE International Exlibris Competition, Tarragona, Catalunya, Spain, Worth to exhibit
2012 34. FISAE International Exlibris Competition, Naantali, Finland, Worth to exhibit
2011 San Min Cup International Exlibris Competition Shanghai, China, The Excellent Prize
2010 1.International Exlibris Competition Nicosia, Cyprus / Worth to exhibit
2010 1.Kiev International Exlibris Competition, Ukraine / Worth to exhibit
2008 32.FISAE International Exlibris Competition, Beijing, China / Worth to exhibit
2006 RHMD International Print Making Competition, Tophane-i Amire , Istanbul, Worth to exhibit

solo exhibitions.

2015 "Metamorph-trick" State Fine Arts Gallery, Ayaz Museum, Ankara 

2014 “Metamorph-trick” Aps&Co Window Art Gallery, Amsterdam

2011 “Bubbles” , Utopia Platform Art Gallery, İstanbul

2007 “Floral Fairytales” Ürün Art Gallery, İstanbul

2004 “Petit Bonhommies” Beykoz Service Center, İstanbul

juried exhibitions.

2016 2nd International Exlibris Comp. Varna, Bulgaria, Worth to exhibit

2015 3rd International Brest Print Triennial, Belarus, Worth to exhibit

2015 25th Malbork Exlibris Biennial Poland, Worth to exhibit

2014 3rd Guangzhou International Exlibris and Mini-prints Biennial, China, Worth to exhibit

2014 First International Exlibris Comp. Varna, Bulgaria, Worth to exhibit

2014 35.FISAE International Exlibris Comp. Tarragona, Catalunya, Spain, Worth to exhibit

2012 34. FISAE International Exlibris Comp. Naantali, Finland, Worth to exhibit

2011 San Min Cup International Exlibris Competition Shanghai, China, The Excellent Prize

2010 1.International Exlibris Comp. Nicosia, Cyprus / Worth to exhibit

2010 1.Kiev International Exlibris Comp. Ukraine / Worth to exhibit

2008 32.FISAE International Exlibris Comp. Beijing, China / Worth to exhibit

2006 RHMD International Print Making Comp. Tophane-i Amire , Istanbul, Worth to exhibit

group exhibitions.

2018 Focus LDN Winter Exhibition, Menier Gallery, 

2018 The Other Art Fair, Victoria House, Bloomsbury, London

2018 Colorida Art Gallery, Group exhibition, Lisbon, Portugal

2018 London Print Studio Members Summer Show, London, UK

2018 Make Space Open Studios, London,UK

2017 Arte Fierra Di Parma, Group Exhibition, Parma, Italy

2017 Richmond Art House Group Exhibition, Stables Gallery, London

2017 Art House Open Studio Days, Richmond Upon Thames Council, Art event, London

2017 Through Colour Group Exhibiton, HLS Art Gallery, London

2017 Trace Group Exhibition, Mavi Art Studio, London

2017 Works On Paper Group Exhibition, The Bricklane Gallery, London

2016 From Art Through Life, Group Exhibition, CYDD Caddebostan Cultural Centre, Istanbul

2016 Meeting Group Exhibition, GORSAV Caddebostan Cultural Centre, Istanbul

2015 Artist International İstanbul Art Fair, Marjinart Gallery, İstanbul

2014 İstanbul Exlibris Academy,Yıldız Kenter Art Gallery, Bodrum

2014 “A City Tale; There is Heaven Anyway” Art212 Gallery, Istanbul

2013 Artist International İstanbul Art Fair, Marjinart Gallery, İstanbul

2013 “Marjinart Shop” Project, Beyoğlu, İstanbul

2012 All Arts İstanbul Art Fair, Marjinart Gallery, Lütfi Kırdar Istanbul

2011 Art Expo İstanbul International Art Center, Istanbul

2011 Erte Engraving Studio Exhibition, Mardin Museum

2010 Exlibris Mediterrenian ISTEXAD , Kefaluka Resort Art Gallery, Bodrum

2010 Exlibris Lions, ISTEXAD Exhibition, Palazzo Oddo, Albenga Linguria Italy

2010 Erte Engraving Studio Exhibition, Orsev Art Gallery, Ordu

2009 Contemporary Artists Exhibition, Gallery 5, Istanbul

2009 TEGV Group Exhibition, Akmerkez İstanbul

2009 Erte Engraving Studio Exhibition, Sainte Pulcherie, Istanbul

2009 Exlibris Academy Exhibition, Press Museum, Istanbul

2008 Erte Engraving Studio Exhibition, 75.YearArt Gallery, Adana

2008 İstanbul Exlibris Academy Exhibition, CastelloDiD’Alba, Italy

2008 Shoe Art Istanbul Street Exhibition, Metrocity, Istanbul

2007 Erte Engraving Studio Exhibition, Antalya Museum

2007 Summer Exhibition, Utopia Platform Art Gallery, Istanbul

 
 
 
 
 
 

contact.

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