Biography: He earned his graduate degree from the University of Dokuz Eylül, department of fine arts and sculpture, with the sculpture exhibition which he displayed in the Izmir French Culture Center in 2004. During the same year he was admitted for a postgraduate programme to the Fine arts institude (same university) in the ramification of main art in sculpture. He produced installations and sculptures using metal with a mixed technique. In 2007, he completed the postgraduate programme with a thesis based on “narration possibility with the metal mediums in contemporary sculpture” and with the sculpture exhibition held in the Italian culture center. He is continuing his education with the phd programme in the same university. During the XXIX. Beijing Olympics 2008, his metal sculpture named “Confusion of prism” was one of the chosen projects to put into practice, from the 50 different other works displayed world wide.. Many of his sculptures have taken place within the special collections of the Izmir municipality, Söktas Co, HSBC Bank, Beijing Yi Dong Yuan Sculpture Co. SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2007 Konak Municipality Alsancak Culture Center -IZMIR 2007 Carlo Goldoni Italian Culture Center-IZMIR 2004 French Culture Center-IZMIR GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2008 www.iraqimemorial.org “Commemorating Civilian Deaths” online web exhibition 2008 27. Turgut Pura Sculpture Exhibition-IZMIR 2008 TEMA VAKFI Foundation Exhibition- IZMIR RESIM HEYKEL MUZESI 2007 68. State Sculpture-Paintings Exhibition 2007 29.Beijing Olympic Park Sculpture Design Exhibition CHINA-BEIJING 2007 HSBC Bank Turkey Sculpture Contest Final Exhibition ISTANBUL 2006 25. Turgut Pura Sculpture Exhibition-IZMIR 2006 Eregli Steel Co. (ERDEMIR) “Steel and Life” Sculpture Exhibition. ZONGULDAK 2006 Çukurova University Sculpture Exhibition -ADANA 2005 Ankara Turco-British Culture Association, Art Exhibition ANKARA-ESKISEHIR 2004 65. State Paintings- Sculpture Exhibition ANKARA-ISTANBUL-IZMIR 2004 23. Turgut Pura Sculpture Exhibition-IZMIR 2003 Dokuz Eylül University– E.Ç.E.V. Sculpture Exhibition-IZMIR AWARDS 2007 29.Beijing Olympic Park Sculpture Design Nomination award-BEIJING 2007 HSBC Bank Sculpture Contest, nomination award ISTANBUL 2007 25. Turgut Pura Heykel Yarismasi Izmir Büyüksehir Belediye Ödülü-IZMIR 2005 23. Turgut Pura Sculpture Contest Izmir metropolitan Municipality first award-IZMIR 2003 Dokuz Eylül University– E.Ç.E.V.Sculpture Contest, mansion- IZMIR
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