ALEV AKIN        - Turkey - 

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Her Biography

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I was born in Izmir, Turkey. I was awarded with prizes in province-wide, city-wide, country-wide and international competitions on painting.

During my school years I was awarded 1st place for 5 times and 2nd place for once Turkey-wide.

In addition to painting, I have started practicing marbling, illumination and miniature Turkish Decorative Arts. I play violin and piano. I graduated from Philosophy department of Ege University. I wrote my dissertation on Philosophy of Art.

Several art pieces of mine was exhibited in mixed exhibitions in Izmir. I made marbling presentations to various groups.

I am working on philosophy of art and presenting at conferences. My marbling work was selected for 4th World Marbling Day 2015, Yalova Event and I was award with a plaque. I took part in the 2015 SESAN Free Artist Catalog with my painting work. In 2016, the Guinness Marbling Art Record was broken with marbled fabrics, which my marbling was organized by the marbling artists in Prague with dimensions of 40,8 m x 2,08 m = 84,864 m².

One of my marbling work was selected by 3th International Turkish Culture and Arts Presantation Workshop 2016 and it was exhibited in "Anatolian Breezes 2" exhibition in USA. My personal original marbling exhibition opened in 2017 Izmir Painting and Sculpture Museum. I participated in the 4th International Izmir Biennial of Arts with my painting work in 2017.

I was invited to the 2nd International Friouato/Morocco Art Biennial with my marblings in 2017. I got a Hero Award in this biennial. In 2018 I partipicated to Masters of Classes Exhibition in Morocco with my artworks and I got an honor award.

I participated in group exhibitions in Tbilisi, Varna, Dubai, Tokyo, Paris and Chios. I and African artist Isham Delberg started to a new project “Memories” in Izmir. I am studying photography and camera at university. Currently I am continuing my work and also teaching in my own workshop Ütopya Science/Art Consultancy.