Pinar Yolacan (Turkish, )

Timeline

1981
Born in Ankara, Turkey
1999
Foundation Studies, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK
2000
Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, Fashion Design with Marketing, London, UK
2001
Chelsea School of Art and Design, Fine Art Media, London, UK
2004
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Cooper Union School of Art, New York, USA
2004
Runner-up in the New York Times Magazine "Capture The Times", photography contest for college students
2007
HIAP, Cable Factory at the Helsinki International Artist-in- residence Programme, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki, Finland
2007
UNESCO Aschberg Bursary for Artists, Instituto Sacatar, Brazil
Lives and works in New York, USA

Exhibitions

2012
Representation and the Body, Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
2012
The State of Art Photography show, NRW Forum, Düsseldorf, Germany
2012
Like a stone, Wetterling Gallery, Göteborg, Sweden (solo)
2012
Out of Focus: Photography, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
2011
Four Minutes, Thirty-Three Seconds curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Legal Art, Miami, USA
2011
Commercial Break curated by Neville Wakefield, presented by GARAGE center of Contemporary Art (Moscow) Venice, Italy
2011
Photomed Photography Festival 2011, Sanary sur Mer, France
2011
A selection from the Elgiz Collection curated by Haldun Dostoglu, Ciragan Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
2011
Unbounded/ A New Selection from Elgiz MuseumI, The Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art/Proje 4L, Istanbul, Turkey
2011
A Strange Alchemy, BRIC Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2010
Maria, CCA, The Center for Contemporary Art, Lagos, Nigeria (solo)
2010
Siren, Anna Kustera Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2010
Greater New York, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY, USA
2010
Out of Focus, Photography Now, The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
2010
LOCALIZATION, Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
2010
Big Girls: Large Format Photographs by Woman Photographers, Rick Wester Fine Arts, New York, NY, USA
2009
Dress Codes, The Third ICP Triennial of Photography and Video, International Center of Photography, New York, USA
2009
Istanbul Next Wave, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany
2008
Meat after Meat Joy curated by Heide Hatry, Daneyal Mahmood Gallery, New York, USA
2008
Maria, Yapi Kredi Foundation, Istanbul, Turkey (solo)
2007
Maria, Rivington Arms, New York, USA (solo)
2007
Perishables, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland (solo)
2007
Perishables, Yapi Kredi Kazim Taskent Sanat Galerisi, Istanbul (solo)
2006
Perishables, Rivington Arms, New York (solo)
2006
Wild Girls, Exit Art, New York
2006
Strangers with Angelic Faces, Akbank Cultural Center, Istanbul
2006
Strangers with Angelic Faces, SPACE Triangle Gallery, London
2006
Good Bye To All That, Rivington Arms, New York
2005
Entropy Interrupted, Two Trees Gallery Building, New York
2005
Surface Tension, Gallery 500, Portland
2005
Art-Robe: Women Artists at the Nexus of Fashion and Art, UNESCO, Paris
2005
Perishables, Rivington Arms, New York, USA (solo)
2004
Art+Commerce 2004 Festival of Emerging Photographers, New York
1999
Xhibit, The London Institute Gallery, London
1999
The Cloth Show, Islington Business Design Center, London

Public Collections

J. Paul Getty Museum

Literature

2007
"Perishables" by Pinar Yolacan, Exhibition Catalogue published by Yapi Kredi Art and Culture Publishing, Istanbul
2006
"The Portrait Now" by Sandy Naime and Sarah Howgate, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK