Timeline

1950
Born in Trabzon
1973–1978
Graduated from Istanbul Fine Art Academy, Master of Art, Prof. Neşet Günal Workshop. He drew caricatures at Akbaba, Pardon, Ustura and Gırgır humour magazines.
Awards
1985 Ankara Art Institution, Artist of the Year Award
1983 Istanbul Vakko Great Painting Competition, Grand Prize
1982 Istanbul Vakko Great Painting Competition, Mention
1980 Abdi İpekçi Painting Competition, Milliyet Newspaper, 3rd Prize
1979 International Istanbul Art Festival - New Trends Exhibition - Achievement Award
1975 Italy, Vercelli International Caricature Competition, Golden Medal
1974 Cartoon Exhibition, Architects Room, Honorable Mention
1974 International Cartoon Exhibition, Marotizca, İtaly 3rd Award

Exhibitions

2009
Play Studio, İstanbul (solo)
2008
Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair, Tevfik İhtiyar Art Gallery (solo)
2007
Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair, Tevfik İhtiyar Art Gallery (solo)
2006
Tevfik İhtiyar Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
2002
Antik Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
2001
PG Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
2000
Antik Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1999
Konstnarföre-ningen, Vasteras (solo)
1999
Apel Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1996
Reform Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1993
lebriz Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1992
PG Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1991
Konstmuseum, Vasteras, Sweden
1990
Gallery MD, Istanbul
1990
Tem Art Gallery, Istanbul
1990
Urart Art Gallery, Istanbul
1990
Vakko Art Gallery, Istanbul
1989
Gallery BM, Istanbul
1989
Konstmuseum, Vasteras, Sweden (solo)
1988
International Istanbul Biennale, Istanbul
1988
Urart Art Gallery, Istanbul
1988
Urart Art Gallery, Ankara
1987
Kayaalp Art Gallery, Original Print Paintings Exhibition, Istanbul
1987
Tem Art Gallery, Istanbul
1987
1st. International Istanbul Biennale, 'Contemporary Art in Traditional Spaces' , Istanbul
1987
Nur-Art Gallery, Istanbul
1987
Taksim Art Gallery, Istanbul
1986
International Asia Biennale, Dakka Bangladesh
1986
International Asia - Europe Biennale, Ankara
1986
Konstnarföreningen, Vasteras, Sweden (solo)
1985
Urart Art Gallery, Ankara (solo)
1985
Urart Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1984
Urart Art Gallery, Ankara (solo)
1982
Urart Art Gallery, Istanbul (solo)
1980
Maçka Art Gallery
1978
AKM, Istanbul
1978
Deko Art Gallery (solo)
1974
International Cartoon Exhibition, Skobje, Yugoslavia