Ayhan Tomak

 
Style of Art : Artist / painter, sculptor
Branch of Art : Painting, sculpture
Art Profile :

Ayhan Tomak was born in Antakya in 1970. After completing secondary education in Antakya, he studied at Istanbul University. During his academic studies, he has been a member of the IFAR Painting group, which was founded and led by the painter Erol Deneç. Between 1991 and 1995, Tomak took part in joint exhibitions both in Istanbul and other cities throughout Turkey. Since 1996, he has had several solo exhibitions and has participated in many group exhibitions. His work includes indoor mural paintings (Wandgemälde), reliefs, and wooden sculptures. He has also designed illustrations for different newspapers and magazines, books and CD covers. He has created reliefs and sculptures for TV series and cinema movies. The artist gives wood sculpturing and painting lessons. Concerning the domain of functional art, he has been developing new designs working with mirrors and wood. Tomak is a member of the Helsinki International Artists Association, and continues working at his own studio in Istanbul.

Solo Painting Exhibitions:
1998, Atatürk Library Exhibition Hall, Istanbul
1999, Yaşarbank Exhibition Hall, Istanbul
1999, Akbank Bursa Art Gallery, Bursa
2000, Kadıköy Municipality Culture and Art Center, Istanbul
2006, Adana State Fine Art Gallery / Colors of women, Adana

Group And Joint Exhibitions:
1995, Painting exhibition of IFAR group, State Fine Arts Gallery, Konya
1995, Painting exhibition of IFAR group, Atatürk Library Exhibition Hall, Istanbul
1995, Painting exhibition of IFAR group, Perpa Trade Center Exhibition Hall, Istanbul
1995, Joint painting exhibition, Istanbul University Student’s Cultural Center Exhibition Hall, Istanbul
1996, Painting exhibition of IFAR group, G.M. of Trakya Birlik Exhibition Hall, Edirne
1997, Painting exhibition of IFAR group, MEB Art Gallery Exhibition Hall, Istanbul
1997, Düse Yöneliş- joint painting exhibition, Pres Museum Cultural Center, Istanbul
1997, Joint painting exhibition, Yunus Emre Cultural House, Istanbul
1999, Painting exhibition of the group “four colors”, Taksim Art Gallery, Istanbul
1999, Painting exhibition of the group “four colors”, Salih Zeki Kolat Cultural House, Istanbul
2008, Helsinki International  Artists Association Group  Exhibition, Helsinki
2009, Helsinki International  Artists Association Group  Exhibition, Helsinki
2010, Origami Rose, Joint painting exhibition, International Art Center, Istanbul

Activities:
13/11/2009, Youtube Interview with Ayhan Tomak about his art and designs (TRT records): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8NSnKHjA3s4
10/25/2009, TRT3-TRTGAP (National TV) Guest artist in the program formula of success
18/12/2009, TRT 2 (National TV) Guest artist in the arts program
31/10/2009-08.11.2009, 19.Istanbul Arts Fair, Istanbul
23/11/2009-2011, Arts Park-Bench Design at Nişantaşı Cumhuriyet Park, Istanbul
02/11/2009, Youtube Artworks by Ayhan Tomak (TRT records): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKLc6LtlMKg
2008-2010, wooden reliefs and paint works for the Aşkı Memnu TV series, Istanbul
2009-2010, wooden sculptures and accessories for the Ezel TV series, Istanbul

Web Site : www.ayhantomak.com
Email : tomak@ayhantomak.com
City : Istanbul
Country : Turkey
Phone : 0532. 608 96 46
Preferred Lang. : Turkish
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