E d u c a t i o n
2015 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI Master of Fine Art (MFA)
2008 Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, London, UK BA Fine Art
2003 Parsons School of Design, New York, NY Intensive Drawing and Painting Course
(1996 – 2003 Law Practice)
1996 NYU Law School, New York, NY LLM in Trade Regulation
1994 Istanbul University, Faculty of Law, Istanbul, Turkey Law Degree (BA in Law)
S o l o E x h i b i t i o n s
2010 "KIRILIM/refraction", Apartment Project, Istanbul, Turkey
G r o u p E x h i b i t i o n s
2019 "Katy Kirbach & Irmak Canevi", TekTrope, Istanbul
2019 "While Supplies Last", Bellevue Arts Museum, Seattle
2019 "PLOP Residency Show", Morley House, London
2018 "Bait_15", Bait_15, Abu Dhabi
2018 "Ambidexter Group Show", Ambidexter, Istanbul
2017 "05360755683", Krank, Istanbul
2017 "Observed Truths", Mixer, Istanbul
2016 "Grid", Mixer, Istanbul
2016 “Mamut Art Project”, Küçük Çiftlik Parkı, Istanbul
2015 “Sub-Scheme", Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
2015 “RISD MFA Painting”, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY
2015 “New Contemporaries”, Gelman Gallery, RISD Museum, Providence, RI
2015 “Graduate Student Selections”, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI
2015 “RISD Graduate Thesis Exhibition”, RI Convention Center, Providence, RI
2014 “UFO Hunters”, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI
2014 “The Chicago Effect: Redefining The Middle”, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, I
2014 “The Rainbow Room”, 111 Front Street Galleries, New York, NY
2014 “Hosue of Bonds”, Paper Objects Festival, Kanciema Kvartala, Riga, Latvia
2014 RISD MFA Painting 2014/2015, 1stdibs at NYDC, New York, NY
2014 RISD First Year MFA Painting at Cutlog New York Art Fair, New York, NY
2013 Painting Department Biennial, Woods-Gerry Gallery, RISD, Providence, RI
2013 “Art Barter”, 5533 at IMC, Istanbul, Turkey
2012 “Karma Sergi/Group Show”, Hayaka Arti, Istanbul, Turkey
2011 “Goz Goze”, Sabuncakis Mansion, Prince’s Islands (Buyukada), Istanbul, Turkey
2011 "Istanbul Summer Exhbition" by Beyaz Muzayede in collaboration with the Royal Academy, Antrepo 5, Istanbul, Turkey
2010 “NON visits addresistanbul”, addresistanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
2010 "PAINT", DegreeArt/HRLContemporary, London, U.K.
2010 "Freefall"/"Serbest Dusus", Apartment Project, Istanbul, Turkey
2008 "Slade BA Degree Show '08", The Slade School of Fine Art, London, U.K.
2008 ".ism", gallery12, London, U.K.
2007 "Borders and Orbits/02", Siemens Sanat (Art), Istanbul, Turkey
2007 "Creating Outside" - "Hatach (a cut)", Art for Community, Tel Aviv, Israel
2007 "STRIPPED", Rivington Gallery, London, U.K.
P r i z e s , S c h o l a r s h i p s a n d A w a r d s i n A r t
2014 Rhode Island School of Design fellowship
2013 Rhode Island School of Design fellowship
2011 Vermont Studio Center, full fellowship
2008 Monnington Prize (University College London)
2007 Selected for "Borders and Orbits/02" (Istanbul)
A r t i s t R e s i d e n c i e s
2019 PLOP Residency, London
2017 TekTrope, Istanbul, Turkey (founder) (www.tektrope.blogspot.com.tr)
2011 “Goz Goze” / artist residency, Prince’s Islands (Buyukada), Istanbul
2011 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont (full fellowship)
W o r k s h o p s a n d P r o j e c t s
2018 "Huo Soruyor", at Be Flowers with Art Unlimited
2014 “Paper Object Festival”, Kalnciema Quarter Gallery, Riga, Latvia – collaborative project with Ryosuke Kondoh
2012 “Child Traces / Encounters 3: PLAY – THING”, Hayaka Arti, Istanbul, Turkey
2010 "SMOKE", Chelsea Art Museum, New York, U.S.A.
2009 "Banabak" - collaborative project with Aslı Aktug and Dilara Moran, Istanbul, Turkey
2009 "rabbithole/time as square" - collaborative project with Samina Virani, New York, U.S.A.
2008 “Drawing Train II” – collaborative drawing project with Ryosuke Kondo at the Slade Research Centre, London, U.K.
2007 Drawing workshop lead by Dryden Goodwyin at the Slade Research Centre, London, U.K.
2006 Collage workshop lead by Tal R, Copenhagen, Denmark
T e a c h i n g E x p e r i e n c e
2015 Teaching Assistant, Junior Painting III, RISD (Holly Hughes)
2014 Teaching Assistant, Senior Painting Workshop, RISD (Sheila Pepe)
2014 Teaching Assistant, Sophomore Painting II, Rhode Island School of Design, RISD (Dennis Congdon, Angela Dufresne, Judith Glantzman)
2013 Teaching Assistant, Junior Painting III, RISD (Duane Slick)
A u c t i o n s
2011 “Sensi6”, work (one painting) sold in auction conducted by Adrien Meyer, Impressionist and Modern Art Specialist (VC) of Christie’s
2007 “Sensi6”, work (two paintings) sold in auction conducted by Simon de Pury of Phillips de Pury & Co.