Ahmet Öktem

Style of Art : Artist / painter
Branch of Art : Painting
Art Profile :

Ahmet Öktem was born in Karadük in 1951. After graduating from the State Academy of Fine Arts in Istanbul in 1974, he attended the summer academy in Salzburg. In 1978-1982 he worked as an assistant at the School of Applied Arts and the State Academy of Fine Arts. In 1982-2005, Öktem founded several graphic design companies, where he worked as an art director. In 1999-2010, he lectured at the Department of Communication Design in the Faculty of Art and Design at Yıldız Technical University. He is one of founders of No 5 Art and Design Studio. Öktem currently lives and works in Istanbul.

Selected exhibitions:
2010, “Corridor 1988-1995”, BAS, Istanbul
2007, “Unfinished”, Bm-Suma Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul
2006, “The Twilight Zone”, Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul
2005, “A Balance of 80’s”, Karşı Sanat Gallery, Istanbul
2004, “Gwangju Biennale”, Gwangju, South Korea
2003, “Multiples for Children and the Young”, Diyarbakır Art Center, Diyarbakır
2002, “Perfumed Garden”, Borusan Art Gallery, Istanbul
2001, “49th Venice Biennale” / Nuova Icona, Venice, Italy
2000, “Resistance”, Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul
2000, “Veritas Omnia Vincit”, Tüyap-Tepebaşı, Istanbul

Reference: no5sanattasarim.com, kuadgallery.com


Foundation : No 5 Art and Desşgn Studio
Email : no5sanat@gmail.com
City : Istanbul
Country : Turkey
Preferred Lang. : Turkish / English
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