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Can Özal

He was born in Izmir in 1979.

He graduated summa cum laude from the Fine Arts Faculty Sculpture Department of Mimar Sinan University in 2002. 

In the same department he completed his Master’s Degree in 2005 with his thesis ‘ Using Magnets as an Alternative Medium in Sculpture.’ 

He completed a further diploma in art education in 2017 with his thesis ‘ Movement for Sculpture In the Context of the cyclicality of Time.’ 

In 2018 he started to work as a lecturer in the Sculpture Department of the Fine Arts Faculty at Trakya University. 

He continues to work both in Edirne and in Istanbul. 

Awards And Achievements

2006: Efes Pilsen Model and Object Contest Honorable Mention Award

2004: Jockey Club of Turkey Painting Award ( came in third place )

2002: Mimar Sinan University Sculpture Department in the highest scores

2001: State Painting and Sculpture Painting Contest Exhibition, Success Award

Events

2016 - ‘Keep Your Village Alive’ Sculpture Symposium / Bilecik

2015 - Kyzikos International Sculpture Symposium / Erdek

2014 - “Art Reunion Magem / Cyprus

2007- Restoration Study of Ilhan Koman Sculptures / İstanbul

2004 - 1st Alanya International Metal Sculpture Symposium / Alanya

2001 - Mimar Sinan University Birgi Sculpture Symposium / Odemis

Solo Exhibitions:

2017 - “As Time Goes By” Solo Exhibition- MSGSU Tophane-i Amire Art Gallery / Istanbul

2000 - Izmir Adnan Franko Art Gallery / Izmir

Group Exhibitions

2019 – Contemporary Istanbul (Recent Acquisitions) - Istanbul

2019 – Great Reunion – Ondokuz Mayıs University / Samsun

2018 – Trakya University Fine Arts Faculty Research Assistants Exhibition – Osman Inci Museum / Edirne

2018 – Education and Art – Shumen / Bulgaria

2018 – “Neverland Troya” Exhibition – Canakkale / Istanbul

2018 – “100/Hundred” Constanza / Romania

2018 – “Shot Free IV” MSGSU Tophane-i Amire Art Gallery / Istanbul

2017 – “BASE” Galata Greek Primary School / Istanbul

2017 – “Shot Free III” at MSGSU Tophane-i Amire Art Gallery / Istanbul

2017 – “All Together” Research Assistans Exhibition at MSGSU / Istanbul

2016 – 26. International Istanbul Art Fair / ArtIst / Katastrof / Istanbul

2016 – “Shot Free II” MSGSU Tophane-i Amire Art Gallery / Istanbul

2016 – “RIHTIM” Group Exhibition – Derinlikler Art Gallery / Istanbul

2016 – CMAP (Charlot Miller Art Project) Exhibition– Menier Gallery / London

2015 – Mixer Art Gallery Group Exhibition / İstanbul

2014 – “Middle of Winter” Group Exhibition at Galatea Art Gallery / Istanbul

2014 – “Become Dispossese” 24. TUYAP Istanbul Art Fair / İstanbul

2012 – “Residence Kadıköy” Gorup Exhibition (Nadire Cabinet) / Istanbul

2009 – Çetin Emeç Art Gallery Group Exhibition / Izmir

2005 – “Ittihat Insurance” Group Exhibition- Istanbul

2005 – “Alis against Alis” K2 Art Gallery Group Exhibition / İzmir

2002 – IS Bank Art Gallery Family Exhibition / Izmir

2002 – Tesvikiye Örümcek Art Gallery Group Sculpture Exhibition - Istanbul

2002 – “Reunion-Begegnung” Sculpture Exhibition - Munster/ Germany

1999 – Tesvikiye Oda Art Gallery Group Exhibition- Istanbul

1998 – TUYAP "Young Event" painting exhibition

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