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BIOGRAPHY
Mehmet Gazioğlu

 

Mehmet Gazioğlu, the artist, centering on creativity, feelings and vision, keeps up with the fast developing designs with his style. By unlocking his imagination, he started to work by combining coloured new techniques with his abstract artistic preference. He  present his own story with the mystery. He creates his own personal art as the result of combining his emotions and his spiritual scripts.

 

Born in 1977 in Istanbul, He grew up in the steel industrial world that his family has been manufacturing since four generations and he worked there as chief operating officer and investments executive. He is still actively working as vice president of his company. Growing up in an conservative and social family supporting his identity. Finding inspiration from an open mind ,he explores geometrical materials toward more mechanical and living pop culture designs into conceptual art. Mehmet Gazioğlu entering art world as a collector in early age  and has been interested in ancient and modern art, visual language, modern arhitecture, popular culture and photography. Friends of different  worlds have changed the way he looks at life.

 

His artistic vocabulary started with a progress of images manipulated through reflectivity of psychedelic photography moving into visual arts to the provocative possibilities offered by new satisfaction with his abstract model, cutting into masculine, environmental and dimensional works with the behavior of the metal. He visualize the metals corrosive microstructure. The new metal works contrasts natural change of life. The work invites viewers to figure out themselves.  He created in an unspecified desire and fantasies with unique  meanings.

 

EDUCATION

1996-2000 Bryant University  USA

 

ARTISTIC TRAINING

Oil Painting

Charcoal Drawing

Marbling Art

Photography

Film and Digital Media

Geometric Design

Visual Arts

 

MEMBERSHIPS

Istanbul Museum of Modern Art

 

EXHIBITIONS

2019 “ ART EXPO ANKARA “ İncoming Group Exhibition on 12-17 March with Art Gallery Galerimiz ( Ankara/Turkey)

2018 “ ART EXPO İSTANBUL “ Group Exhibition on 11-15 December with Art Gallery Baraz ( istanbul/Turkey)

2018 “ İNTERNATİONAL ARTS SYMPOSİUM “ Group Exhibition on 15-21 October ( İstanbul/Turkey )

2018 “ CONTEMPORARY İSTANBUL – ART FAİR “ Group Exhibition on 19-23 September  with Art Gallery Baraz (İstanbul / Turkey )

2018 “MORPHOSİS“ Solo Exhibition on May 22 to June 12  (İstanbul/ Turkey)

2018 “SAİNT-BENOİT COLORS OF HAPPİNESS” Group Exhibition on 11th February (İstanbul/Turkey)

2017 “ABSTRACT MIRROR” Group Exhibition on Nov 22nd to December 5 th (İstanbul/Turkey )

2017 ‘İNTERNATİONAL  ARTS SYMPOSİUM “  Group Exhibition 0n October 14 th (İzmir / Turkey )

2017  “SURREALİSTS DREAM”  Solo Exhibition on May 4th with Soho House Team (İstanbul/Turkey)

2016 “MODERN ART WORKS”, A Sculpture was created from waste steel sheets an idea and partnership of Düzce University  in order to gain a city vision in the field of industry and culture. (Sakarya/Turkey)

 

ARTIST INFORMATION

mehmetgaziogluart@gmail.com

 

CURRENT REPRESENTATION

Galeri/miz Art Gallery

Hüsrev Gerede Caddesi Deniz Apt. No.64

Teşvikiye / İstanbul – Turkey

info@galerimiz.com    /   +90 212 241 76 66

Mehmet Gazioğlu