Candan Güngör

Style of Art : Artist / ceramist
Branch of Art : Ceramics
Art Profile :

Candan Güngör was born in Izmir in 1969. She graduated from the Ceramic Department in the Faculty of Fine Arts at Dokuz Eylül University in 1992. In 1995, she completed her Master’s degree at her alma mater, where she remained to work as a lecturer (1996-1998) and later served as a research assistant (1998-2003). In 2002, she completed her doctoral degree, proficiency in arts at her alma mater. Since 2003, she has worked as an assistant professor at Dokuz Eylül University. She has had many solo exhibitions and has participated in numerous group exhibitions, symposiums in Turkey and abroad. In 2001, she won second prize in the Turgut Pura Foundation 20th Painting and Sculpture exhibition and competition in Izmir. In 2002, she received a special prize in the 7th Altın Yesti competition in Izmir. Her works can be seen at public and private collections in Turkey and foreign countries. Güngör is a member of UNESCO AIAP the board member of Izmir Section, and a committee member of Turkish Ceramic Artists.

1992, “II.Altın Testi” Ceramic Exhibition, Fine Arts Museum, Izmir
1993, “Post Graduate Student Exhibition”, Fuaye Gallery, Izmir
1997, Group Exhibition, Italian Cultural Centre, Izmir
1997, Group Exhibition, Çetin Emeç Art Gallery, Izmir
1998, “The Celebration of the 75th Year of Turkey Republic” Şefik Bursalı Art Gallery, Bursa
1998, Group exhibition, Ozdere Municipality Art Gallery, Izmir
1998, Turkish-Greek Ceramics Symposium Exhibition, Mantamados-Lesvos-Greece
1999, Group exhibition, Konak Municipality Art Gallery, Izmir
1999, International Plastic Art Association, Group exhibition, Fine Arts Museum, Izmir
1999, Çanakkale Ceramic Factory- “42th Year Ceramics Exhibition”, Çanakkale
2000, “Ceramics of The Year 2000”, Adnan Franko Art Gallery, Izmir
2000, “VI. Altın Testi” Ceramic Exhibition, İzfaş Art Gallery, Izmir
2001, “5th International Ceramics Symposium”, Group Exhibition, Izmir
2001, “From Five Continents to Three Countries”, International Ceramics Exhibition, Izmir
2001, “Turgut Pura Foundation 20th Painting and Sculpture Exhibition and Competition”, Second Prize, Izmir
2002, “Regional Agenda 21”, Sabancı Cultural Centre, Izmir
2002, “VII. Altın Testi”, Ceramic Exhibition, Izmir
2002, “Contemporary International Ceramics”, National Gallery, Tirana
2003, “TRT II. Painting and Ceramics Competition”, Ankara, Istanbul, Izmir
2004, “Contemporary Turkish Ceramics”, Museum of the City of Skopje, Skopje
2004, Group Exhibition, Izotas Art Gallery, Izmir
2004, “11. International Symposium Art Ceramics- Troyan”, Shipka 6 Gallery, Sofia



Foundation : Dokuz Eylül University
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City : Izmir
Country : Turkey
Phone : 0232. 238 90 75
Fax : 0232. 239 05 94
Preferred Lang. : Turkish / English
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