SEÇİL EREL

1980, Istanbul

Lives and works in London

EDUCATION

2004-2007   Mimar Sinan Guzel Sanatlar Universitesi, Istanbul,
MFA Institute of Social Science, Painting Department

1999-2003   Mimar Sinan Guzel Sanatlar Universitesi, Istanbul,
BFA Painting Department

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017   "Possibilities", Work at the Yard, New York

2016   "Bird’s Eye View" Siyah Beyaz Gallery, Ankara

2016   "As Is", Gallery Merkur, Istanbul

2015   "Some Of Things", Summart Art Center, İstanbul

2014   "Territory", Gallery Zilberman, İstanbul

2012   "The Initial Home - Leia" AlanIstanbul , Istanbul

2011   "Simple Present Tense", CDA Projects, Istanbul

2009   "Lonely Moment", Mithatpaşa Art Gallery, Ziraat Bank, Ankara

2006   "Passion", Iş Bank Art Gallery, Izmir

2005   "Again", Nokta Art and Design, Istanbul

2001   "The End ", Personal Studio Space, İstanbul

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017   "Schnittstelle Istanbul", Eller Kultur Bahnhof, Dusseldorf, Germany

2017   "Imago Mundi", Mediterranean Route, Palermo, Italy

2017   "Artificial Nature" with Coskun Demirok, Schloss Neersen Gallery, Germany

2017   EkavArt Gallery, Istanbul

2016   Girls, Girls, Girls, Karbon Gallery, İstanbul

2016   "Multiples", Kuad Gallery, Istanbul

2015   Contemporary İstanbul, Gallery Merkur, Istanbul

2015   "Encounter" Imoga Art Gallery, Istanbul

2015   "Exhibition of 20th Anniversary", Milli Reasurans Art Gallery, Istanbul

2015   Trelex Art Residency Open Studio and Exhibition, Geneva,Switzerland

2015   "The Nominative Case", Casa Dell’arte, Torba, Bodrum

2015   "Fine Tuned and Multiple", Kuad Gallery, Istanbul

2015   "Nothing Exceptional", Gallery Konrad Moenter, Dusseldorf, Germany

2014   "Small is Beautiful", Kuad Gallery, Istanbul

2014   "Topology", PG Art Gallery, Istanbul

2014   Contemporary İstanbul, Artnivo, Istanbul

2014   "A Gift For Nazım", Nazım Hikmet Culture Center, Istanbul

2013   "ODTU Art 14", ODTU, Ankara

2012   Contemporary Istanbul’11, Gallery Zilberman, Istanbul

2012   Art Platform, Los Angeles, Gallery Zilberman, USA 

2011   Contemporary Istanbul’11, Gallery Zilberman, Istanbul

2011   Art Beat Istanbul, Gallery Zilberman, Istanbul 

2011   "Art Bosphorus", CDA Projects, Istanbul 

2011   "Now I Am Not Here", Kervansaray, Istanbul

2010   Contemporary Istanbul’10, CDA Projects, Istanbul

2010   "Exhibition of the Century",  Collection of T.C. Ziraat Bank, Cer Modern, Ankara

2010   "manicAttack", 216 Thinking And Production Zone, 20. Artist, Tüyap, Istanbul

2010   "Cold Elements", Akademililer Art Center, Istanbul

2010   "Young Artists", MKM, Istanbul 

2009   "System Failure" 216 Thinking And Production Zone, 19. Artist, Tüyap, Istanbul

2009   "My Name is Casper", 216 Zone, Sümerbank&Karsı Art Works,Istanbul

2009   "Memory Book: Moda", 216 Thinking And Production Zone, Istanbul

2009   Summart Campus 09, Moldova

2008   Contemporary Art 21, Summer Exhibition, Mine Gallery, Istanbul

2008   Art Show 2008, Mine Gallery, MKM Beşiktaş Çağdaş, Istanbul

2007   Contemporary Art 20, Summer Exhibition, Mine Gallery, Istanbul

2005   "Young Expansion" in Contemporary Turkish Art, Pera Museum, Istanbul 

2005   "Multicultural Idendity: Cultural Heritage, Art, Image", Ankara & Eskisehir 

2002   "Taste", Is Bank Parmakkapı Art Gallery, Istanbul

PERFORMANCE

2003   Visibility Project, Büyük Sadıkpaşa Apt.,Galata Perform, İstanbul

AWARDS

2016   Artist Of The Year Award by Farplas

2009   RH + Young Artist /2008, Private Award

2008   3. Çanakkale Art Prize, Certificate of Merit

2003   Caddebostan KASDAV Painting Competition, Mention

ART RESIDENCIES

2016   La Maison de Barbara, Ayvalık, Türkiye

2015   Trelex Residency, Geneva, Switzerland

SYMPOSIUM & WORKSHOPS

2015   Boll Werk, Lepsien Art Foundation, Dusseldorf, Germany

2014   Dreams Academy Kaş, Antalya

2009   Training program With Sarkis, Istanbul Modern Museum

2009   Summart Campus, Moldova

2004   Litography Workshop, Aksanat, Istanbul

2002   Iş Bank, "Taste" Workshop, Istanbul

2002   Borusan Exlibris Studio, Istanbul

ARTIST TALK

2016   United Nation Women Entrepreneurship Day, Aksoy Holding, Istanbul Moderator: Hande Unan

2016   "As Is", Speakers: Seçil Erel, Emre Zeytinoğlu, Gallery Merkur, Istanbul

2014   "Territory", Speakers : Seçil Erel, Fırat Arapoğlu, Gallery Zilberman, İstanbul

PUBLICATIONS

2016   Seçil Erel Artist Book, Publisher: IMOGA (Istanbul Museum Of Graphic Museum)

2015   Bora Collection, Publisher: Summart

2015   Imoga Mundi, Istanbul Codex, Publisher: Benetton Foundation

2010   Exhibition of the Century", Publisher: T.C. Ziraat Bank

ONLINE

2017-...   The Art Ling, Singapour, https://theartling.com/search/?q=seçil+erel

206-2017   The Art Hangar, London, https://thearthangar.com//all-artists/secil-erel

2014-...   ArtNivo, Istanbul, https://www.artnivo.com/secil-erel

COLLECTIONS

Türkiye İş Bankası Collection

Aksanat Collection

Ziraat Bank Collection

Sabancı Collection, İstanbul

Papko Collection, İstanbul

Bora Collection, Istanbul

Özyeğin University, Istanbul

Polart, Istanbul

Istanbul Museum of Art Graphic, Istanbul

Casa Dell Arte Collection, Istanbul

Other private collections:  Austria, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, USA

VOLUNTEERING EXPERIENCE & CAUSES

2017   Donation , AÇEV

2014   1 month Volunteer, Dusler Akademisi (Dreams Academy)

 
 
 
   
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