Ahmet Fazil Aksoy  (Turkish, 1949) 

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Ahmet Fazil Aksoy Biography
  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.
Selected 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)