İnci Eviner

Style of Art : Artist / painter
Branch of Art : painting, introspective figurative painting, photomontage works, sculpture
Art Profile :

İnci Eviner was born in Ankara in 1956. She graduated from Istanbul Academy of Fine Arts and continued her master’s degree at her alma mater by the 1980s. She taught at the Faculty of Art and Design at Yıldız University in 1998. She has been invited as the artist in residence by prestigious institutions including the Rockefeller Foundation in Bellagio, Como in Italy (2000); the international Studio and Curatorial Programme in New York (2004), LEUBE Group’s Artist in Residency Programme in Salzburg (2005) and Cite International des Art in Paris (2008). She received her Ph.D. from the Faculty of Fine Arts at Mimar Sinan University in 2006.

Eviner had her first solo exhibition "Today’s Artist" at the Istanbul State Painting and Sculpture Museum in 1981. Since then she has had many solo exhibitions and participated in numerous group exhibitions in Turkey and abroad. Eviner has been invited to participate in numerous biennials including Istanbul, Venice, Taiwan, Thessaloniki, Shanghai and Busan. Among the museums where her works have been exhibited are The Drawing Center, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art and Palais des Beaux-Arts, Lille. İnci Eviner currently continues her work in Istanbul.

Selected solo exhibitions:
2016, "Inci Eviner: Retrospective," Istanbul Modern, Istanbul
2015, "Runaway Girls," The Drawing Center, New York
2014, "Stages of Everyday Politics," Mario Mauroner Contemporary, Vienna
2013, "Nursing Modern Fall," Gallery Nev Istanbul, Istanbul
2013, "Broken Manifestos," Espace Chatelain, Bruxelles
2012, "Harem", Turku Art Museum, Turku
2011, "Broken Manifestos," Nesrin Esirtgen Collection, Istanbul
2011, "Broken Manifestos," Musée d′Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
2010, "Fluxes of Girls on Europe," Gallery Nev, Istanbul
"New Citizen", Gallery Nev, Ankara
2009, "Harem," Art in the Auditorium, Whitechapel Gallery, London
2009, "Harem," Gallery Nev, Istanbul   
2009, "Nouveau Citoyen," MAC/VAL, Vitry-sur-Seine
2008, "Terra Incognita," Institut Français, Istanbul
2005, "Don′t worry. You will not get hurt," Gallery Nev, Istanbul
2004, Galeri Nev, Ankara
2004, "Erratic Lines," Monique Goldstrom Gallery, New York     
2003, "Terra Incognita," Diyarbakır Art Center, Diyarbakır
2002, "Somebody Inside", Galeri Nev, Istanbul
2002, "Nowhere-Body-Here", Galerie Delta, Hollanda
2000, "Before Language", Open Studio Exhibition, Rockefeller Foundation Residence, Bellagio
"Nowhere-Body-Here", Yapı Kredi Kazım Taşkent Galerisi, Istanbul

Reference:,,, Sotheby’s London Contemporary Art Turkish, 4 March 2009 (London 2009), p. 54 and 100.

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City : Istanbul
Country : Turkey
Preferred Lang. : Turkish / English
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