EDUCATION


1990 City University of New York, Brooklyn College, New York;

Master of Fine Arts in Painting
1981 California College of the Arts, Oakland, California; Bachelor

of Fine Arts with Honors

1978 University of Graz, Austria. Degree in Translation​

SOLO/DUO/GROUP EXHIBITIONS​

2019 Baris Manco Kultur Merkezi. Istanbul

2018  the Phatory, NYC

         Zulfu Livanelli Sanat Galerisi, Ankara, Turkey

2017 John Jay College, New York. Long term installation

         Ark Kultur, Istanbul

2016 Elevator Music, Newark New Jersey

         Experimental Intermedia, Gent, Belgium

         the Phatory, New York 

2015 Piramid Sanat, Istanbul

         the Phatory, New York
2014 Dirimart, Istanbul
2012 the Phatory, New York
2011 the Phatory, New York
2010 Dirimart, Istanbul
2008 Dirimart, Istanbul
2007 The Phatory, New York
2006 GF Gallery, Izmir
          Dirimart, Istanbul
2004  Jan Colle Gallery, Gent, Belgium (with Thomas Broadbent)
2003 OHT Gallery, Boston
         Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, Vermont (with Shirin Neshat)
2001 Jeffrey Coploff Gallery, New York.
2000 Shores Gallery, Amsterdam
1999  Jeffrey Coploff Gallery, New York
1998  Jeffrey Coploff Gallery, New York (with Jeremy Kidd)
1997  Croxhapox Gallery, Gent, Belgium
         Atatürk Cultural Center, Istanbul
1994 Taksim Art Gallery, Istanbul
1993 Atatürk Cultural Center, Istanbul
1992 BM Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul
1991 Atrium Gallery, Simon’s Rock of Bard College, Massachusetts


2001 Exit Art, New York
         Im & Il, New York
2000 Robert Fullerton Museum, California State University, San Bernardino, Eye Candy: Women painters
         from L.A. and N.Y., curated by Sue Joyce
         Grand Central Art Gallery, California State University, Santa Ana, Eye Candy: Women painters from
         L.A. and N.Y., curated by Sue Joyce
         Artnet.com, Abstraction
1999 Workspace, New York, Skin Tight
         White Columns, New York, Outer Boroughs
         Jeffrey Coploff Gallery, Selections
         Videoland, New York
         White Box Gallery, Philadelphia, Fashioned, curated by Suzan Batu and Bill Doherty
1998 White Box Gallery, New York, Fashioned, curated by Suzan Batu and Bill Doherty
         Islip Museum, New York, Brite Magic, curated by Carolanna Parlato
         Atatürk Cultural Center, Istanbul, Abstract Inclinations in Turkish Painting, curated by Yahşi Baraz
         Crest Hardware Show, Brooklyn, N.Y., curated by Gene Pool
1997 Koç University, Istanbul, Aesthetic Dynamics in Modern Turkish Painting, curated by Yahşi Baraz
         Jeffrey Coploff Gallery, New York, Fresh
         Viscio Studios, Brooklyn, N.Y.
1996 Jeffrey Coploff Gallery, New York, Light & Color
         Annie Herron Productions, New York, The Art Exchange Show
        #1118, New York, Living with It, curated by Suzan Batu, Gary Petersen, Paul Lembersky
1995 Viscio Studios, Brooklyn, N.Y., R-Town
        450 Broadway, New York, Page 17
1993 Artists’ Space, New York
         Drawing Center, New York, Exquisite Corpse
         Barbara Scott Gallery, Miami, Florida
         Dooley Le Cappellaine Gallery, New York, Cartoonal Knowledge
         Gallery 313, New York
1992 Second Istanbul Art Fair, Istanbul
         Atatürk Cultural Center, Istanbul
         Herron Test-Site, New York
         Blondie’s, New York
1991 Westbeth Gallery, New York, Three Artists

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2013 The Armory Show, New York, Dirimart Gallery
2011 Swissotel, Istanbul, Geleceğe 20 Açı (Benefit project for AÇEV)
        Dubai Art Fair, Dubai, Dirimart Gallery
2010 Istanbul Contemporary Art Fair, Istanbul, Dirimart Gallery
        With Space Gallery, Beijing, China, Pattern Recognition
        Dirimart Gallery, Istanbul, Dirimart Presents
        Dubai Art Fair, Dubai, Dirimart Gallery
        The Armory Show, New York, Dirimart Gallery
        Metaphor Contemporary Art Gallery, New York, Slippery When Wet
2009 Istanbul Contemporary Art Fair, Istanbul, Dirimart Gallery
2008 Metaphor Contemporary Art Gallery, New York, Mischief

2007 Metaphor Contemporary Art Gallery, New York, Punchbowl
         Istanbul Contemporary Art Fair, Istanbul
2005 IMSG, İstanbul, Bu Sizin İçin
2004 Metaphor Contemporary Art Gallery, New York, War and Peace
2003 Alpan Gallery, New York
         White Box Gallery, New York
         Alpan Gallery, New York
         Embassy Program, U.S. Consulate, Istanbul

2002 White Box, New York
         Parker Gallery, New Jersey
         Embassy Program, U.S. Embassy, Mauritius
         Galerist, Istanbul, Turkey
         Jeffrey Coploff Gallery, New York

EXHIBITIONS CURATED


2010 8.Korea – Turkey Contemporary Art Exchange Show, MKM Gallery, Istanbul
2009 KÜF-MOLD-ROTTERDAM, Holland (with Bill Doherty and Marijke Bontinck
         under the pseudonym KOOH) http://kuf-mold.blogspot.com/
         1555 ARK, Istanbul (with Eti Behar, Nur Ataibis, Genco Gülan)
2008 KÜF -MOLD-GENT, Belgium (with Bill Doherty and Marijke Bontinck
         under the pseudonym KOOH)
         HAZ, Adresistanbul, Istanbul (with Eti Behar, Nur ataibis, Genco Gülan)
2007 KÜF-MOLD, Grand Bazaar, Istanbul (with Bill Doherty and Marijke Bontinck
         under the pseudonym KOOH) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKCNpPeGqzE
1999 Fashioned, White Box Gallery, Philadelphia (with Bill Doherty under the pseudonym KOOH)
1998 Fashioned, White Box Gallery, New York (with Bill Doherty under the pseudonym KOOH)
1996 Living with It, #1118, New York, curated by Suzan Batu, Gary Petersen, Paul Lembersky

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