Özgül Arslan

Style of Art : Artist / contemporary artist
Branch of Art : Mixed media (photography, installation, video and painting)
Art Profile :

Özgül Arslan was born in Erzincan in 1974. She graduated from the Painting Department in the Faculty of Fine Arts at Marmara University in 1998. In the same year, she worked as an assistant of Mehmet Gün. She has attended several workshops in Istanbul. Since 1997, Arslan has worked in many exhibition organizations. In 2010, she curated the exhibition “Contemporary Art for Children”. She has had two solo exhibitions: “Analogy” (Gallery Dürer, 2001) and “20+1” (Gallery Mine, 2010). In 2012, she will have her third solo exhibition “Erased Traves” at Daire Art in Istanbul. She has also participated in many group exhibitions in Turkey and abroad. Currently, Arslan continues working in Istanbul.

Solo exhibitions:
2001, "Analogy", Gallery Dürer, Taksim Istanbul (Curator: Beral Madra)
2010, "20+1", Gallery Mine, Istanbul

Selected group exhibitions:
2000, "Yıldız Sanat 1" Communication, Media and Art, Yıldız Technical University, Main Campus, Istanbul
2000, "Veritas Omnia Vincit" (Reality Deals With Everything), Tuyap Exhibition Centre, Istanbul
2001, “All day / Everyday", Westdeutsche Landesbank, Akatlar, Istanbul
2002, "Sheshow", ATA Center for Contemporary Art, Sofia, Bulgaria
2003, “An Anı Anımsa” UPSD Art Center
2003, “ART-ALAN”, Kadife Street, Kadıköy, Istanbul
2004, “The Sphinx Will Devour You", Karsi Art Works, Istanbul
2005, “This is for You”, Istanbul Modern Art Gallery, Istanbul
2005, “Open Zone, Neutral Area”, Roxy, Taksim, Istanbul
2005, ART-ALAN II “Extreme Lives”, Kadife Street, Kadıköy, Istanbul
2009, Contemporary Art for Children, Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture, Portable Art, Kartal Bulent Ecevit Cultural Center, Istanbul, Kucukcekmece Cennet Cultural Center, Istanbul, Zeytinburnu Cultural Center, Istanbul
2010, "Lives and Works in Istanbul" Project - Peter Kogler Workshop, Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture, Sanat Limani, Antrepo 5, Istanbul
2011, "Uncanny Games", Tahtakale Bathhouse, Istanbul
2011, "8 artist - 8 Contempora?ries", Gallery Mine, Istanbul

Reference: ozgularslan.com, turkishpaintings.com, dairesanat.com, istanbulmuseum.org

Web Site : http://www2.ozgularslan.com
Email : ozgul@ozgularslan.com
City : Istanbul
Country : Turkey
Preferred Lang. : Turkish / English
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