Biography

Born 1977 in Izmir, Turkey.
1995 Dokuz Eylul Fine Arts, Izmir
2014 Saddleback Fine Arts, California
She opened her first studio in Istanbul; working on paper art, found object art, assemblage and installations.
She inspires by the surreal mystery of life and sees everything as a precious material for her journey in art, She recycle life and this is “Her celebration of Junk Art”
She collects materials from; swap meets, yard sales, street vendors, flea markets and life itself. She uses everyday objects to create her work, hiding her own poem inside and expects people to bring their own meanings to her work.
And says “Everything that wee see come from past and has it’s own soul, our souls just meet to create”.
“The Melody of Paris” her first assemblage piece was made from the old
photographs, documents, objects of Paris which she collect from swap meets and street vendors in Paris.
She also works on “Life Story” art pieces by using people’s own life time
photographs, documents and objects.
She is the only one in Turkey who transformed the life’s of celebrities to canvas and assemblage sculpture with their own life time objects.
And also she worked with many well known brands for recycling projects .
In 2013, she opened her second studio in Los Angeles,
Her works exhibited at many solo and group exhibitions in United States and Europe.

Exhibitions
2015 Solo / The ARTery Gallery Costa Mesa ( California )
2015 Los Angeles Turkish Consulate TAAB Exhibition (Los Angeles)
2015 Art Monaco (France)
2014 Artic Blue Gallery & Art Space Ibiza (Spain)
2014 Art En Capital Paris (France )
2014 ‘’ Through The Eyes Of a Woman ‘’ (North Carolina)
2013 Solo / Sawdust Laguna Beach “Inside” (California)
2013 Galeri Bu Galata “Edito” (Istanbul)
2012 Addres İstanbul “Nostalgia” (Istanbul)
2012 Tasarım Parkı “Independent and together” (Istanbul)
2011 Addres İstanbul “Dancing With Colors” (Istanbul)
2011 Tasarım Parkı “Kadınca Kodlar” (Istanbul)
2009 Solo / Addres İstanbul “Sahafın Dolabından” (Istanbul)
2009 Solo / Cesme Marine “Paper Dreams” ( Izmir )

Projects

2011 / 2013 Recycle Project – Bottle Design for Coca Cola
2011 / 2013 Recycle Project for Istanbul Modern Art Museum
2013 Recycle Project for La Sardina DIY – Vogue Fashion Night Out Istanbul
2009 / 2011 Recycle Project for Vogue – Vogue Fashion Night Out Istanbul
2008 Recycle Project for Hotic
2008 Recycle Project for Park Bravo