Timeline

Ahmet Fazýl Aksoy was born in 1949 in Samsun. After finishing Persembe Teacher´s School and 19 Mayis Lycee, he graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Law. After performing his profession of law for a short time, he turned totally towards painting. The artist continues his artistic works for more than 20 years. His painting love started when he was a child. He draw so many paintings even he was in elementary school. After graduating from high school as a honour student, he entered to faculty of law. In these period, he spent most of his time by drawing paintings. The advices of Burhan Uygur and Cihan Burak contributed a positive effect on his paintings.
The artists ` interest on the picturesque atmosphere of Ýstanbul motivate him to draw paintings of historical places like Emirgan, Maiden Tower, Haliç, Sarýyer, Üsküdar, Kandilli, Anadolu, Rumeli Kavaðý, Çubuklu and Galata. He reflects the beauties of these places to his canvas. The artists technique of combining impressionism with his own painting view is highly appreciated.
Ahmet Fazýl Aksoy has participated to group and solo exhibitions both nationally and internationally. He has so many artistic works in different countries, especially in England. His paintings can be found in the collections of various Banks in Turkey. The artist is a lover of Istanbul and believes that Istanbul is the world´s most beautiful and picturesque city. He continues his work at his workshop in Istanbul.

Exhibitions

2005
Military Museum Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
2005
IBB Taksim Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
2004
The Art Gallery of Bodrum Municipality (solo)
2004
Bakrac Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
2003
Tunel Ziraat Bank Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
2003
Karsu Tekstil Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
2003
Papatya Art Gallery, Izmir (solo)
2001
Antik Palas Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
2001
Palmira Hotel Art Gallery, Bodrum (solo)
2000
Karsu Tekstil Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
2000
Antik Palas Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1999
Opera Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1998
Karsu Tekstil Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1998
Opera Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1998
Cankaya Municipality Art Gallery, Ankara (solo)
1997
Haluk Elbe Art Gallery, Bodrum (solo)
1997
Artium Art Gallery, Ankara (solo)
1997
Opera Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1997
Temizocak Art Gallery, Izmir (solo)
1997
Karsu Tekstil Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1996
Destek Reasürans Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1996
Opera Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1995
Selvin Art Gallery, Ankara (solo)
1994
Hobi Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1994
Is Bankasi Parmakkapi Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1994
Opera Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1993
Haluk Elbe Art Gallery, Bodrum (solo)
1993
Opera Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1992
Bakrac Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1992
Duisburg, Germany (solo)
1991
Duisburg, Germany (solo)
1990
Duisburg, Germany (solo)
1989
Köln Gumersbah (solo)
1988
Bakrac Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1987
Bakrac Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1986
Haluk Elbe Art Gallery, Bodrum (solo)
1985
Bakrac Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1984
Bakrac Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1983
Bakrac Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1982
Bakrac Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1981
Cep Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1980
Bakrac Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)