Ahmet Özel

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

Ahmet Özel was born in Çanakkale in 1960. After finishing at Kabataş High School, he entered the Painting Department at Istanbul State Academy of Fine Arts in 1976, and graduated in 1982. In 1987, Özel went to Rome and Florence for his study and research on a government scholarship. In 1995, he completed his doctoral degree at the Painting Department of Marmara University. He has had many solo exhibitions and has participated in numerous group exhibitions in Turkey and abroad. His works can be seen in many private collections. Currently, Özel continues to paint in Istanbul.

Selected Solo exhibitions:
1990, Yonca Art Gallery, Istanbul
1996, Kare Art Gallery, Istanbul
1996, Halkbank Art Gallery, Ankara
1996, Simurg Art Gallery, Istanbul
1997, National Museum Gallery, Nalchik, Kabardina, Balkar (Russia)
1998, Purart Art Gallery, Istanbul
1999, 3K Art Gallery, Istanbul
2000, Vakko Art Gallery, Ankara and Istanbul
2001, Epsilon Art Gallery, Bodrum
2002, LCA Gallery, Moscow, Rostov, Maikop, Nalchik and Vladikavkaz (Russia)
2003, Atatürk Culture Center, Istanbul
2005, Antik Art Gallery, Istanbul
2006, Kare Art Gallery, Istanbul
2009, Kare Art Gallery, Istanbul
2010, “Pencereler”, rh+art Gallery, Istanbul

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2001, “Köprü / Kare Hashi”, Kare Art Gallery, Istanbul
2001, “Friendship with Turkey”, Tonami (Japan)
2002, Art /X/Toyama in Uozu, Niikawa Culture Center, Uozu (Japan)
2002, Group Exhibition, Kitani Shinbun Gallery, Uozu (Japan)
2003, “The Inner Reflection”, Kadir Has University Gallery, Istanbul
2003, Group Exhibition, Gallery A, Istanbul
2005, Troja Festival, Çanakkale
2005, “Line”, Istanbul
2006, Art/X/Toyama in Uozu, Niikawa Culture Center, Uozu (Japan)
2006, “Japan-Holland-Turkish Friendships”, Group Exhibition, Tonami Art Museum, Tonami (Japan)
2007, Alexandria Biennial, Alexandria
2008, Yalova workshop, Yalova
2008, “El Bahr Alexandria Workshop”, Alexandria
2008, “85/85 Republic” Art and Life Art Gallery, Istanbul
2009, Artmini international Exhibition, Quebec
2009, Skopje Art Colony and Exhibition, Skopje
2009, “May Name is Casper”, Karşı Art Gallery, Sumerbank Building, Istanbul
2009, TUYAP Art Fair, Istanbul
2009, A-R-A-L-I-K group Exhibition, KKKM, Istanbul
2010, Bridge-Kare Hashi Group Exhibition, Istanbul
2010, Art Windows, Mutlu Art Gallery, Istanbul
2010, International Contemporary Art Exhibition 2010, Art/X/Toyama in Uozu, Uozu (Japan)
2010, Maribor Art Workshop and Exhibition, Maribor (Slovenia)

Reference: ahmetozel.com, rhartgallery.com

Web Site : www.ahmetozel.com
Email : ahmetozel@yahoo.com
City : Istanbul
Country : Turkey
Phone : 0216. 360 70 85 / 0542. 414 45 04
Preferred Lang. : Turkish / English
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