Şevket Sönmez

About

1978, Bulgaria.
Lives and works in Istanbul, TR and Plovdiv, BG

Education
2004 - MFA, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University
2001 - BFA, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Faculty of Painting

Solo Exhibitions
2015 - Istanbul Grade, MERKUR, Istanbul
2013 - La-vi-da Lavida Fake, MERKUR, Istanbul
2012 - "Penso Ma Existo", Espaço Bento Martins, Institution Junta de Freguesia de Carnide, Lisbon, Portugal
2012 - "Un Ornamento Mental", Centro Provincial de Artes Plásticas y Diseño- Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba
2011 - "Drink Van Houten Cacao", Merkur, Istanbul, Turkey
2011 - "Sharkhan", ALANistanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
2009 - "Pantograph", x-ist, Istanbul, Turkey
2008 - "Hot Injection", x-ist, Istanbul, Turkey
2005 - "Collusion", x-ist, Istanbul, Turkey
2004 - "Taiga", x-ist, Istanbul, Turkey
2003 - Bir Culture and Art Center, Istanbul, Turkey
2002 - Garanti Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

Selected Exhibitions
2015 - Contemporary Istanbul, MERKUR, Istanbul
2014 - Contemporary Istanbul, MERKUR, Istanbul
2013 - Contemporary Istanbul, MERKUR, Istanbul
2013 - “Inside” Group Exhibition, MERKUR Istanbul, Turkey
2013 - Merkur Group Exhibiton, Palmarina, Bodrum, Turkey
2012 - “Untitled” Group Exhibition, MERKUR, Istanbul
2012 - Contemporary Istanbul, MERKUR
2012 - Art Beat Fair, MERKUR
2012 - Vienna Art Fair, MERKUR
2011 -Contemporary Istanbul, MERKUR
2011 - Where Fire Has Struck, Human Rights Foundation of Turkey Exhibition of the 20. Year, Tütün Deposu, Istanbul, Turkey
2008 - Association Saint Henri, Toulouse, France
2005 - Young Expansions, Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turke
2003 - Metiss'Art, University of Nanterre, Paris, France
2001 - Ne Olacak Bu Memleketin Hali, Çekirdek Sanat, Istanbul, Turkey
2001 - Taste, Is Sanat, Parmakkapi Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
2000 - Apartment Project, Istanbul, Turkey
2000 - 61. State Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, Istanbul, Turkey
2000 - Meeting Point, Bandırma, Turkey
1999 - Meeting Point, Çorum, Turkey
1999 - Turkish Heart Foundation, Painting and Sculpture Museum, İstanbul, Turkey
1998 - Dreams and Generations, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul, Turkey
1998 - Dissonance, Galeri Disonans, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Awards
2001 - First Place, Ipek Ahmet Merey Painting Competition, Istanbul, Turkey
2001 - Third Place, Sabancı Foundation Graduation Awards, Istanbul, Turkey
1995 - Second Place, "Peace" poster competition under the patronage of the General Consulate of Germany in Turkey
1995 - Special Prize, Photography Competition, Municipality of Balikesir, Turkey
1994 - First Place, Painting Competition, National Council of Turkish Women, Atakoy Galleria, Istanbul, Turkey

Contact: sevketsonmez@gmail.com

 

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