Hamiye Çolakoğlu

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

Hamiye Çolakoğlu was born in Trabzon, Sürmene in 1933. She studied at Florence State Ceramic Art School from 1959 to 1963. She also attended a class of Art History and Italian Literature at Perugia University. In 1963, she was accepted to be a member of the Washington Ceramist Association. From 1978 to 1980, she served as an art advisor for Söğüt Ceramic Industry. After returning to Turkey in 1965, she founded her workshop. In 1983, Çolakoğlu helped to establish the Ceramic Department at the Faculty of Fine Arts of Hacettepe University. Her works can be seen in Ankara, including Bilkent University Library (1981), Bilkent University "the Light of Knowledge" Wall application and porcelain sculpture (1997), "Bozhöyük Independence Monument” (1997), and in Eskişehir "Tree of Love” (2001). She has had many solo exhibitions and participated in numerous group exhibitions in Turkey and abroad. Çolakoğlu has received many national and international awards. In 1998, she received the title of State Artist. Currently, she continues to make ceramic works.

1961, silver medal, II. Giornale Italian International Painting Competition
1965, Honorary award, Israel Bat-Yam Municipality
1974, France-Vichy UFACSI Award
1982, Award of Merit, 43. State Painting and Sculpture Exhibition
1982, Is Bank Signal Reward
1993, "the Artist of the Year", Art Foundation
1995, "Special Prize", Uğur Mumcu Investigative Journalism Foundation
1998, State Artist Award
2004, Honorary Award, Contemporary Arts Foundation

Reference: tamsanat.net, sanatmuzesi.hacettepe.edu.tr, gallery eksen, brhd.org.tr

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