Timeline

1947
Born in Adapazarı
1967
Entered the Department of Painting at the State Applied Fine Arts School
1972
Graduated from this school as the head of his class
1973
Was accepted as a graduate assistant at the school
1975
Worked on lithography in Salzburg with an Austrian government scholarship
1977
Submitted his thesis on �Structure as a medium of expression in visual arts�
1980–1982
Worked in the Department of Painting at the Florence Academy of Fine Arts with an Italian government scholarship
1983
Achieved his doctorate degree
1986
Became an associate professor at the academy
1989
Worked on contemporary art in New York
1990
Worked at New York University upon the invitation of N.Y.U Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies Institution
1991
Won a Fulbright scholarship and continued his works at the NYU School of Fine Arts
1995
Worked at Hartford Trinity College as a guest artist in USA upon the invitation of that school
1996
Became a full professor
1996–2003
Worked in several short-term projects upon invitations from other countries.

Exhibitions

2010
"Istanbul: Air - Water - Earth - Fire", İş Sanat Kibele Art Gallery, İstanbul (solo)
2009
"Scissor - Psychollage", Gallery Işık Teşvikiye, İstanbul (solo)
2007
İş Sanat Kibele Art Gallery, İstanbul (solo)
2006
Proje 4L Elgiz Contemporary Arts Museum, İstanbul (solo)
2006
Milli Reasürans Art Gallery, İstanbul (solo)
2004
Turkish Culture Center, Sarajevo (solo)
2002
P.G. Art Gallery, İstanbul (solo)