Born in 1981, Istanbul, Turkey.

EDUCATION

2017-2018     MFA, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI

2015-2016     MA, Drawing and Painting, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI

2006-2012    BFA, Drawing and Painting, Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach, CA

SELECTED GROUP AND SOLO SHOWS

2019 5x5 Project IV, Abend Gallery , Denver, CO

2018 Slow Death, Art Lit Lab, Madison, WI

2017     Uncanny Valley- MA Art Show, Art Lofts Gallery, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI

2016     Big Ten(t) Arthelix Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2016     Faces of Incarceration, Dillon Gallery, Madison, WI

2016     Lasagna Art Lofts Gallery, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI

2016     Standard Deviation, Art Lofts Gallery,University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI

2016     You Can’t Take It with You, Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, WI

2016     Emissaries, Art Lofts Gallery, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI

2014 The Next Chapter, Citrus College Gallery, West Covina, CA

2015    First Years Baby,  University of Wisconsin Madison,Madison, WI

2013     Absence, Loft 204 - The Colony Art Gallery, Claremont, CA

2011      Human Condition Part ll, Solo Show, Hive Land Gallery,Los Angeles, CA

2010     Human Condition Part I, Solo Show Bunny Gunnar Gallery,Pomona

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Fall 2019 Drawing112 Instructor of Record UW Madison, Madison, WI

2017/2018 Drawing212 Instructor of Record UW Madison, Madison, WI

2016/ 2017 Drawing212 Instructor of Record UW Madison, Madison, WI

2013/ 2015  Art Teacher, Artful Escapes, Madison, WI

2008/2010  General Manager, Claremont Forum Art Gallery and Prison Library Project, Claremont, CA

AWARDS

2016-2017     Fellowship, Teaching Assistantship, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI

2015-2016     Hal Lotterman Fellowship Recipient,University of Wisconsin Madison, WI

2012-2006    Presidents List Tuition Grant Recipient, Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach, CA

2012-2006    LCAD Constitutional Education Grant Recipient, Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach, CA