Neşe Erdok

Style of Art : Artist / painter
Branch of Art : Painting
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Neş′e Erdok was born in Istanbul in 1940. Her mother Semai Sanlı and father Şinasi Erdok are of families originating in Niş and Leve Leskofça that resettled in Skopje and then, during the Balkan War, moved to Turkey.  In 1957 - 1959, she attended the Fıstıkağacı Lycée for Girls in Üsküdar. In 1959 - 1963, she studied painting under Neşet Günal at the State Academy of Fine Arts in Istanbul. In 1965 - 1966, Erdok studied Spanish Language and Literature as well as the History of Spanish Civilization and art at the Escuela Eutral de Idromas, and the Escuela Diplomética in Madrid. In 1967 - 1972, she was sent to France by the Ministry of Education as training to join the faculty of the State Academy of Fine Arts. Erdok learned painting, fresco, and stained glass at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts under Prof. Chaplain Midy and Prof. Pierre Matthey de Etang. In 1974, her first detailed exhibition was held in Istanbul. Erdok received the title of professor in 1981. Since 1990, she teaches as an instructor at the Faculty of Fine Arts Painting Department, Mimar Sinan University.

1973, 16th DYO exhibition special award.
1979, 2nd Istanbul Arts Festival.
1980, 14th DYO Exhibition of Painting, Honorable Mention.
1981, "Peace at Home Peace in the World 1981", Vakko Painting Cont. Grand Prize.
1986, Sedat Simavi Foundation Visual Arts Prize (with Füreya Koral).
2006, 16th Artist Istanbul Art Fair, Honor Award.

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