GAMA GALLERY


Turnacibasi Cad., No: 21, Beyoglu

34433 Istanbul

Turkey

Phone : +90 (212) 245 69 22

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URL : https://www.gamagallery.com

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Sule Claire Altintas   ()

About

Gama Gallery was founded in 2009 by Şule Claire Altıntaş. The gallery aims to bring together various forms of artistic expression and this culminates in frequent exhibitions spanning the disciplines of painting, multimedia art, conceptual art and performance.
Gama’s roster is a mixture of established and emerging European, North American, and Turkish artists. It aims to create opportunities and pave the way for these emerging artists in Turkey. Furthermore, Gama aims to contribute to the Turkish contemporary art scene by exhibiting artists from North America and Europe in Istanbul. This not only brings a positive element to the different approaches to contemporary art in Istanbul, but also creates an exchange of artistic ideas and cultural nuances.
​With its focus being its contributions to the Turkish contemporary art scene, Gama further aims to bring this idea of artistic exchange to an international level.

Residence at the Reservoir, 2018 / Oil on panel, 81.28 x 106.7 cm/ - Thomas Frontini

Thomas Frontini Residence at the Reservoir, 2018 / Oil on panel, 81.28 x 106.7 cm/

Proposal for Monumental Canvas, Joshua Tree, CA, 2018 /Oil on Panel, 30x24 Inches/ - Thomas Frontini

Thomas Frontini Proposal for Monumental Canvas, Joshua Tree, CA, 2018 /Oil on Panel, 30x24 Inches/

Monumental Still-life at the Pink Falls, 2018, /Oil on Panel, 20 x 28 inches / - Thomas Frontini

Thomas Frontini Monumental Still-life at the Pink Falls, 2018, /Oil on Panel, 20 x 28 inches /

Monument in the Valley of the Day Dream, 2018 / Oil on Panel, 35 x 44 inches / - Thomas Frontini

Thomas Frontini Monument in the Valley of the Day Dream, 2018 / Oil on Panel, 35 x 44 inches /

Landscape Still-life #2, 2018 /Oil on Linen, 11 x 14.5 inches/ - Thomas Frontini

Thomas Frontini Landscape Still-life #2, 2018 /Oil on Linen, 11 x 14.5 inches/

Landscape Still-life #1, 2018 /Oil on Panel, 22 x 32 inches / - Thomas Frontini

Thomas Frontini Landscape Still-life #1, 2018 /Oil on Panel, 22 x 32 inches /

House of the Holy, Painters Residents, 2018 /Oil on Panel, 30x24 inches/ - Thomas Frontini

Thomas Frontini House of the Holy, Painters Residents, 2018 /Oil on Panel, 30x24 inches/

Blue Eruption with Butterflies, 2018 /Oil on Linen, 77x44 inches/ - Thomas Frontini

Thomas Frontini Blue Eruption with Butterflies, 2018 /Oil on Linen, 77x44 inches/

Billboard for Dystopian Timeshare, 2018 /Oil on Panel, 16.5 x 20 inches / - Thomas Frontini

Thomas Frontini Billboard for Dystopian Timeshare, 2018 /Oil on Panel, 16.5 x 20 inches /

Artist Studio at the Oasis, 2016 /Oil on Panel, 44 x 38 inches/ - Thomas Frontini

Thomas Frontini Artist Studio at the Oasis, 2016 /Oil on Panel, 44 x 38 inches/

Artist in Residence, Llyn-Y-Cau, Cader Idris, Wales, 2018 /Oil on Panel, 16x20, inches/ - Thomas Frontini

Thomas Frontini Artist in Residence, Llyn-Y-Cau, Cader Idris, Wales, 2018 /Oil on Panel, 16x20, inches/

Artist in Residence Saltin Sea CA, 2018 /Oil on Linen, 22 x 32 inches/ - Thomas Frontini

Thomas Frontini Artist in Residence Saltin Sea CA, 2018 /Oil on Linen, 22 x 32 inches/

View of the Golden Horn  / Haliç’e Bakış, 2018 / Oil on Canvas, 100x100 cm / - Devrim Erbil

Devrim Erbil View of the Golden Horn / Haliç’e Bakış, 2018 / Oil on Canvas, 100x100 cm /

Poetic Movement  / Şiirsel Devinim, 2016 / Oil on Canvas,  150 x 100 cm / - Devrim Erbil

Devrim Erbil Poetic Movement / Şiirsel Devinim, 2016 / Oil on Canvas, 150 x 100 cm /

Light and Birds -  Işık ve Kuşlar, 2015 / Oil on Canvas, 140 x 140 cm /
 - Devrim Erbil

Devrim Erbil Light and Birds - Işık ve Kuşlar, 2015 / Oil on Canvas, 140 x 140 cm /

Galata and Bosphorus - Galata ve Boğaz, 2018 /Oil on Canvas 100 x 100 cm / - Devrim Erbil

Devrim Erbil Galata and Bosphorus - Galata ve Boğaz, 2018 /Oil on Canvas 100 x 100 cm /

Warriors Collection - Dream / Hunter hand & Slab-Built, Stoneware, Lead applicated, Electric fired, 1250'C,19x11x28 cm / - Tuba Onder Demircioglu

Tuba Onder Demircioglu Warriors Collection - Dream / Hunter hand & Slab-Built, Stoneware, Lead applicated, Electric fired, 1250'C,19x11x28 cm /

Roots Collection-Happynes / Hand-built, Mit-porcelain, Electiric fired, Bronze applicated, 1050'C, 13x13x40 cm/ - Tuba Onder Demircioglu

Tuba Onder Demircioglu Roots Collection-Happynes / Hand-built, Mit-porcelain, Electiric fired, Bronze applicated, 1050'C, 13x13x40 cm/

Warriors Collection - You're the only one in my mind / Hand-built, Stoneware, Electric fired, 1150'C, 15x16x20 cm / - Tuba Onder Demircioglu

Tuba Onder Demircioglu Warriors Collection - You're the only one in my mind / Hand-built, Stoneware, Electric fired, 1150'C, 15x16x20 cm /

Warriors Collection-You Crossed My Mind / Hand, & Slab-built, Stoneware, Lead applicated, Electric fired, 1250'C, 19x14x18 cm / - Tuba Onder Demircioglu

Tuba Onder Demircioglu Warriors Collection-You Crossed My Mind / Hand, & Slab-built, Stoneware, Lead applicated, Electric fired, 1250'C, 19x14x18 cm /

Tuba Tree Warriors Collection - A Moment Of Delight / Hand & slab-built, Carved, Glazed, Mid-porcelain, Electric fired, 1050'C, 44x25x24 cm / - Tuba Onder Demircioglu

Tuba Onder Demircioglu Tuba Tree Warriors Collection - A Moment Of Delight / Hand & slab-built, Carved, Glazed, Mid-porcelain, Electric fired, 1050'C, 44x25x24 cm /

Came With The Wind Collection - Whirlpool / Hand & slab-built, Porcelain, Stoneware, Electric fired, 1250’C,, 30x29x28 cm / - Tuba Onder Demircioglu

Tuba Onder Demircioglu Came With The Wind Collection - Whirlpool / Hand & slab-built, Porcelain, Stoneware, Electric fired, 1250’C,, 30x29x28 cm /

Life Tree -2- Slab built, Mid porcelain, Under glaze(brush-pen), Electric fired, 1150'C, R 15 - Tuba Onder Demircioglu

Tuba Onder Demircioglu Life Tree -2- Slab built, Mid porcelain, Under glaze(brush-pen), Electric fired, 1150'C, R 15

Life Tree -1- Slab built, Mid porcelain, Under glaze (brush-pen), Electric fired, 1150'C, R 20 - Tuba Onder Demircioglu

Tuba Onder Demircioglu Life Tree -1- Slab built, Mid porcelain, Under glaze (brush-pen), Electric fired, 1150'C, R 20

Life Tree -3- Slab built, Mid porcelain, Under glaze (brush-pen), Electric fired, 1150'C, R 14 - Tuba Onder Demircioglu

Tuba Onder Demircioglu Life Tree -3- Slab built, Mid porcelain, Under glaze (brush-pen), Electric fired, 1150'C, R 14

 Le Reve 7093, 2016, Hahnemühle ptint on Dibond, 29 x 21 cm,  Ed. 1 / 10 -  Chris  Calvet

Chris Calvet Le Reve 7093, 2016, Hahnemühle ptint on Dibond, 29 x 21 cm, Ed. 1 / 10

Le Chemin 2-7960, 2016, Digital print on Hahnemühle Paper, 120 x 80 cm, Ed 4 / 8 -  Chris  Calvet

Chris Calvet Le Chemin 2-7960, 2016, Digital print on Hahnemühle Paper, 120 x 80 cm, Ed 4 / 8

Amour 6627  2015, Digital print on Hahnemühle Paper, 120 x 80 cm,, Ed 1/8 -  Chris  Calvet

Chris Calvet Amour 6627 2015, Digital print on Hahnemühle Paper, 120 x 80 cm,, Ed 1/8

Escape, Warriors Collection, Hand & Slab-Built, Mid - Porcelain, Glazed, Bronze applicated, Electric fired, 1150'C, 18x18x29 cm   - Tuba Onder Demircioglu

Tuba Onder Demircioglu Escape, Warriors Collection, Hand & Slab-Built, Mid - Porcelain, Glazed, Bronze applicated, Electric fired, 1150'C, 18x18x29 cm

The Sky is Falling #2, 2018, Oil on Panel, 16 x 20 inches - Thomas Frontini

Thomas Frontini The Sky is Falling #2, 2018, Oil on Panel, 16 x 20 inches

Hawk, Breakwater and Pink Wave, 2017, Oil on Linen, 36 x 48 inches - Thomas Frontini

Thomas Frontini Hawk, Breakwater and Pink Wave, 2017, Oil on Linen, 36 x 48 inches

Gull, Breakwater and Turbines, 2017, Oil on Linen, 48 x 40 inches - Thomas Frontini

Thomas Frontini Gull, Breakwater and Turbines, 2017, Oil on Linen, 48 x 40 inches

White Cactus, 2018, Oil on Panel, 29 x 24 inches - Thomas Frontini

Thomas Frontini White Cactus, 2018, Oil on Panel, 29 x 24 inches

Scene from the Eruption, 2018, Oil on Panel, 20 x 16 inches - Thomas Frontini

Thomas Frontini Scene from the Eruption, 2018, Oil on Panel, 20 x 16 inches

Metaphysical Desert Studio, 2018, Oil on Panel, 29 x 24 inches - Thomas Frontini

Thomas Frontini Metaphysical Desert Studio, 2018, Oil on Panel, 29 x 24 inches

Magnolia, Hawaiian Altar,   2016, Oil on Linen, 33 x 42 inches - Thomas Frontini

Thomas Frontini Magnolia, Hawaiian Altar, 2016, Oil on Linen, 33 x 42 inches

Coastal Scene with Butterfly, 2018, Oil on Panel, 20 x 16 inches - Thomas Frontini

Thomas Frontini Coastal Scene with Butterfly, 2018, Oil on Panel, 20 x 16 inches

At the Waterfall,  2016, Oil on Linen, 41 x 33 inches - Thomas Frontini

Thomas Frontini At the Waterfall, 2016, Oil on Linen, 41 x 33 inches

SELF TOUCHES, 20 PRINT ON METAL, 40 x 60 inches, (102 x 152 cm), Ed 2/3 -  Koray  Erkaya

Koray Erkaya SELF TOUCHES, 20 PRINT ON METAL, 40 x 60 inches, (102 x 152 cm), Ed 2/3

40 ANNA, PRINT ON METAL, 40 x 60 inches, (102 x 152 cm), Ed 1/3  -  Koray  Erkaya

Koray Erkaya 40 ANNA, PRINT ON METAL, 40 x 60 inches, (102 x 152 cm), Ed 1/3

33 EVA, PRINT ON METAL, 40 x 55 inches (102 x 140 cm), Ed 1/3  -  Koray  Erkaya

Koray Erkaya 33 EVA, PRINT ON METAL, 40 x 55 inches (102 x 140 cm), Ed 1/3

Spiritualité 3885, 2018, Digital print on Hahnemühle Paper, 120 x 80 cm, Ed. 1 / 8  -  Chris  Calvet

Chris Calvet Spiritualité 3885, 2018, Digital print on Hahnemühle Paper, 120 x 80 cm, Ed. 1 / 8

Phonix IV, 2012. Kiln cast crystal. Cold worked. Limited Edition 5/30. 31 x 35 x 4.7 cm - Nejat Kavvas

Nejat Kavvas Phonix IV, 2012. Kiln cast crystal. Cold worked. Limited Edition 5/30. 31 x 35 x 4.7 cm
Phoenix is a mythological bird, it burns itself and rises from ashes every 500 years. Reincarnation, rebirth has been my dictum all my adult life. I like to recreate myself and make my life more exciting. Unlike phoenix I cannot wait 500 years, so I do it often.

 Joy of Hauraki Gulf III, 2017, Kiln cast and hand polished glass on painted steel stand, 30.1 x 110 cm.   - Nejat Kavvas

Nejat Kavvas Joy of Hauraki Gulf III, 2017, Kiln cast and hand polished glass on painted steel stand, 30.1 x 110 cm.
Auckland City is established around Hauraki Gulf. It is a setting for most popular sport, yachting. Several America’s cup wins is the best proof of how good New Zealanders are in sailing. In March 2012 Auckland will be hosting 36th America’s Cup races in March 2021. I have made this artwork for the celebration of our dynamic and colourful gulf.

The Sky is Falling #1 (Gauguin's Atuona), Oil on Panel 20 x 16 inches,  51x 40.5 cm  - Thomas Frontini

Thomas Frontini The Sky is Falling #1 (Gauguin's Atuona), Oil on Panel 20 x 16 inches, 51x 40.5 cm

My Domestic Dream, Oil on Panel, 20 x 16 inches, 51x 40.5 cm  - Thomas Frontini

Thomas Frontini My Domestic Dream, Oil on Panel, 20 x 16 inches, 51x 40.5 cm

Exhibiting Artists

Other Represented Artists

  • Beste Alperat  (+)

    Biography : Beste Alperat was born in Ankara. She was graduated from Ankara Ataturk Anadolu High school. After that she studied in METU in the faculty of Architecture. In 1990 she graduated from CP department. After graduating from METU, she moved to Istanbul. She worked for Municipality of Uskudar, under the department of construction. While working in the municipality she became a part of a project, which emphasizes the importance of statues and monuments in urban architecture. Then she worked in different architectural offices and also in her own office in Istanbul. From 2015 she decided to study and work on her most passionate subject “sculpture”. She held a personal exhibition and also participated in various national and international exhibitions. She is a member of Devrim Erbil Foundation and ACT “Assosiation des Artistes Contemporains de Turquie â Paris”.

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  • Chris Calvet  (+)

    Biography : French plastic artist born in 1979. Nature and the elements (materials, light, colours, shapes, etc.) inspired a want for discovery and adventure, generating a global-minded attitude that influences his works today: “Discovery” of the craftsmanship by his childhood friend, Lyseth, with whom he met Hassan Massoudy, then assisting her in the compilation of plate engravings, and this at the early age of 9.“Adventure” during his major travels to China, amongst others, paving the way towards perspectives that are now seemingly evident - calligraphy. Noticed by Starter Gallery, he was given the opportunity in 2015 to spend several weeks in residence at one of the largest museums of Chengdu (city with 14 million population), to exhibit works in three museums of Chengdu and to put his technique to test before such reputable international artists as Xu Liaoyuan, Qiu Guangping…Remaining global-minded, his approach is simple, with the daily repetition enabling to learn and master the technique without relent, guided by Alessandra Laneve, his instructor. Hence, the “Signes” series saw the day, granting him his current international fame (Exhibitions in China (Chengdu, Shanghaï), Paris, Lausanne, Hambourg, Rome and Seoul, etc.). Requiring human resonance in his works, he has combined the plastic of selected models into his paintings for their expressiveness. Signs, as always, are the expression of humanity, with the primary graphic frescoes, sketched in the grottos or on the rocky faces across the deserted plains, reflecting the ability of the artist to fix his interiority via the essential gesture, and to transcend the emptiness of his existence, calling upon collective imagination. The subjective force and the link that exists between the shape of the model and the calligraphy lines are, according to Chris Calvet, the transcription of such presence on earth, and the unfailing liaison between nature and mankind. It is also a kind of homage to this millennial ar

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    Artist's Objects:

    •  Chris  Calvet - Spiritualité 3885, 2018, Digital print on Hahnemühle Paper, 120 x 80 cm, Ed. 1 / 8 Spiritualité 3885, 2018, Digital print on Hahnemühle Paper, 120 x 80 cm, Ed. 1 / 8
    •  Chris  Calvet - Amour 6627  2015, Digital print on Hahnemühle Paper, 120 x 80 cm,, Ed 1/8 Amour 6627 2015, Digital print on Hahnemühle Paper, 120 x 80 cm,, Ed 1/8
    •  Chris  Calvet - Le Chemin 2-7960, 2016, Digital print on Hahnemühle Paper, 120 x 80 cm, Ed 4 / 8 Le Chemin 2-7960, 2016, Digital print on Hahnemühle Paper, 120 x 80 cm, Ed 4 / 8
    •  Chris  Calvet -  Le Reve 7093, 2016, Hahnemühle ptint on Dibond, 29 x 21 cm,  Ed. 1 / 10 Le Reve 7093, 2016, Hahnemühle ptint on Dibond, 29 x 21 cm, Ed. 1 / 10

  • Tuba Onder Demircioglu  (+)

    Biography : She completed her primary, secondary, and high school education Eskişehir. In 1991, she earned her undergraduate degree from Anatolian University Faculty of Fine Arts, Ceramics and Glassware Art Branch, Artistic Ceramics Major in Prof. Zehra Çobanlı’s workshop. In 1993, she earned her postgraduate degree from Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts, Ceramics and Glassware Art Branch, with her thesis of “Post-Modern Ceramics and Personal Recommendations” , with the counseling of Prof. Erdinc Bakla. In 1998, she completed her competency in art education in Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts, Ceramics and Glassware Art Branch, with her thesis of “Symbolic Expression in Post-Modernism Nowadays and its Meeting with Ceramics”, with the counseling of Prof. Erdinç Bakla. She made designs at Gorbon Art, around 1989, during her undergraduate education. Between the years 1987-1990, she did studies about ceramic form and shallow-depth design with Atilla Galatalı and Filiz Ozgüven Galatali. The way her art met with philoshopy and thought gained importance with her work with Atilla Galatali. Between the years 1992-1994, she attended the “shoe design and modeling” workshops arranged together by İTO, UNIDO, P.İ.S.İ.E. foundations.She arranges workshops and seminars in her own studio at certain periods.She offers artistic ceramics lessons students that attend her studio, in addition to academic ceramics lessons. She has some ongoing projects with municipalities in order to help people gain better understanding of the ceramics art.In addition to her ceramics and sculpture work, she has made design projects in various environments.She continues her philosophic and academic explorations about artistic studies with her artist tendencies, and she works on some publications of these. She is a member of The Turkish Ceramics Association, and also is in the Consultation Board of UKKSA (International Knidos Culture & Arts Academy).

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    Artist's Objects:

    • Tuba Onder Demircioglu - Escape, Warriors Collection, Hand & Slab-Built, Mid - Porcelain, Glazed, Bronze applicated, Electric fired, 1150'C, 18x18x29 cm  Escape, Warriors Collection, Hand & Slab-Built, Mid - Porcelain, Glazed, Bronze applicated, Electric fired, 1150'C, 18x18x29 cm
    • Tuba Onder Demircioglu - Life Tree -3- Slab built, Mid porcelain, Under glaze (brush-pen), Electric fired, 1150'C, R 14 Life Tree -3- Slab built, Mid porcelain, Under glaze (brush-pen), Electric fired, 1150'C, R 14
    • Tuba Onder Demircioglu - Life Tree -1- Slab built, Mid porcelain, Under glaze (brush-pen), Electric fired, 1150'C, R 20 Life Tree -1- Slab built, Mid porcelain, Under glaze (brush-pen), Electric fired, 1150'C, R 20
    • Tuba Onder Demircioglu - Life Tree -2- Slab built, Mid porcelain, Under glaze(brush-pen), Electric fired, 1150'C, R 15 Life Tree -2- Slab built, Mid porcelain, Under glaze(brush-pen), Electric fired, 1150'C, R 15
    • Tuba Onder Demircioglu - Came With The Wind Collection - Whirlpool / Hand & slab-built, Porcelain, Stoneware, Electric fired, 1250’C,, 30x29x28 cm / Came With The Wind Collection - Whirlpool / Hand & slab-built, Porcelain, Stoneware, Electric fired, 1250’C,, 30x29x28 cm /
    • Tuba Onder Demircioglu - Tuba Tree Warriors Collection - A Moment Of Delight / Hand & slab-built, Carved, Glazed, Mid-porcelain, Electric fired, 1050'C, 44x25x24 cm / Tuba Tree Warriors Collection - A Moment Of Delight / Hand & slab-built, Carved, Glazed, Mid-porcelain, Electric fired, 1050'C, 44x25x24 cm /
    • Tuba Onder Demircioglu - Warriors Collection-You Crossed My Mind / Hand, & Slab-built, Stoneware, Lead applicated, Electric fired, 1250'C, 19x14x18 cm / Warriors Collection-You Crossed My Mind / Hand, & Slab-built, Stoneware, Lead applicated, Electric fired, 1250'C, 19x14x18 cm /
    • Tuba Onder Demircioglu - Warriors Collection - You're the only one in my mind / Hand-built, Stoneware, Electric fired, 1150'C, 15x16x20 cm / Warriors Collection - You're the only one in my mind / Hand-built, Stoneware, Electric fired, 1150'C, 15x16x20 cm /
    • Tuba Onder Demircioglu - Roots Collection-Happynes / Hand-built, Mit-porcelain, Electiric fired, Bronze applicated, 1050'C, 13x13x40 cm/ Roots Collection-Happynes / Hand-built, Mit-porcelain, Electiric fired, Bronze applicated, 1050'C, 13x13x40 cm/
    • Tuba Onder Demircioglu - Warriors Collection - Dream / Hunter hand & Slab-Built, Stoneware, Lead applicated, Electric fired, 1250'C,19x11x28 cm / Warriors Collection - Dream / Hunter hand & Slab-Built, Stoneware, Lead applicated, Electric fired, 1250'C,19x11x28 cm /

  • Bagdagul Demirturk  (+)

    Biography : Bagdagul Demirturk was born in Zonguldak. She completed primary, middle and high school in Zonguldak. After high school she finished finance management at Hacettepe Univercity. She was graduated from Sitki Kocman Univercity Bodrum Fine Art Faculty. She studied painting. After she joined master program at Gazi Univercity for Composite Arts and Hacettepe Univercity for Ceramic Arts. She has joined several exibitions with her ceramics and paintings. Her concept is process and trace at her mixed media paintings, she created her works by combining rust and metals and aimed to create it dimentional in ceramic art. Nowadays she has continue his ceramic art and painting at his own workshop in Bodrum.

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  • Yigit Dundar  (+)

    Biography : Born in Konya in 1987, the painter who started to follow his passion for painting at the age of three, comes to be known as an internationally recognized artist. Subsequent to his graduation in 2005 from the Faculty of Architecture at Yeditepe University, Dündar attended the post-graduate program in plastic arts at the same university. "My paintings are a visual reflection of the effect of human feelings such as sorrow, enthusiasm, pain, excitement and love on the human body, it is a complicity between the body and the sensations" says Dündar who thinks that human body is the only way to reflect those feelings and continues; "I try to explain people's problem, their inner struggles, their contradictions but also their own passions and stories through human body." Influenced by the Renaissance and Baroque era artists, the painter who wished to have lived in that period, says being taken with those artists’ endless courage that shaped his art. Dündar's paintings are a modern interpretation of the classical Renaissance and Baroque style. His aim is to reach a personal expression between a figurative and realistic search and concept in the contemporary painting art. Human being is at the centerpiece of the paintings of the artist who follows main influences without losing from his own natüre.

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  • Devrim Erbil  (+)

    Biography : Devrim Erbil was born in Usak in 1937. He enrolled in the painting department of the State Academy of Fine Arts in Istanbul in 1955 where he first studied under Halil Dikmen and later in the studio of Bedri Rahmi Eyuboglu. By 1965 Devrim's unique painting style caught the attention of an international audience. He was awarded an art scholarship by the Spanish government to study painting in Madrid and Barcelona. He later continued his academic career in Paris and London. By In 1968 Devrim was elected Turkey's "Young Artist Of The Year" and in 1991 he was awarded the prestigious title of Turkey's State Artist. In addition to his painting career, Devrim also dedicated himself to the development and promotion of the Arts in Turkey. He served as President of the Turkish Association of Contemporary Arts and President of the Association of Visual Arts. Erbil also served as Director of the Istanbul Museum of Painting and Sculpture. Devrim also focused on academia. He taught at the Academy of Visual Arts and later became Chairman of the Department of Painting of Mimar Sinan University. He was appointed to the position of chairman of the Department of Painting of Yildiz University in 1988 and Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts of Mimar Sinan University in 1990.He is currently a member of the Department of Painting of the Faculty of fine Arts of Mimar Sinan University. In addition to exhibiting his works both in Turkey and abroad, Devrim has served as commissioner for Turkish exhibitions in Alexandria, Belgrade, Sofia and Kuwait. He continues to lecture and publish articles on Turkish art around the world. Devrim’s artworks are held in the permanent collections of numerous international museums and public foundations.

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    Artist's Objects:

    • Devrim Erbil - Galata and Bosphorus - Galata ve Boğaz, 2018 /Oil on Canvas 100 x 100 cm / Galata and Bosphorus - Galata ve Boğaz, 2018 /Oil on Canvas 100 x 100 cm /
    • Devrim Erbil - Light and Birds -  Işık ve Kuşlar, 2015 / Oil on Canvas, 140 x 140 cm /
Light and Birds - Işık ve Kuşlar, 2015 / Oil on Canvas, 140 x 140 cm /
    • Devrim Erbil - Poetic Movement  / Şiirsel Devinim, 2016 / Oil on Canvas,  150 x 100 cm / Poetic Movement / Şiirsel Devinim, 2016 / Oil on Canvas, 150 x 100 cm /
    • Devrim Erbil - View of the Golden Horn  / Haliç’e Bakış, 2018 / Oil on Canvas, 100x100 cm / View of the Golden Horn / Haliç’e Bakış, 2018 / Oil on Canvas, 100x100 cm /

  • Koray Erkaya  (+)

    Biography : Koray Erkaya, began his professional career nearly three decades ago. He worked as a fashion and advertisement photographer for magazines, advertisement agencies and clients for years. His awards and honors; In 1996, he received the Crystal Apple Prize for the Best Advertising Photography by Association of Advertising Agencies. In 2004, Erkaya was chosen by Archive Magazine, as one of the Best 200 Advertising Photographers (worldwide), and his works were published in the book “200 Best Ad Photographers”. In 2010, he received another local awarded Medicat Mag for the Best Advertising Photograph for the Paralympic Games campaign. In May 2010, he was invited as an honored guest to take part in a photo exhibition in “Festival Europeen de la photo de Nu” with the “Don’t Tell Mamma” series. In 1997, he published his first book “Outer Limits” as well as his first solo photography exhibition with the Camel Trophy photographs. His Books; Outer Limits Invacuo Don’t Tell Mama Self Touches Totally Naked His works were published in the books; “NU” Nude Art Today 3eme Edition Internationale 2013-2014 book “200 Best Ad Photographers” “Moonlight Monastery” “29 Ulus” “Bosphorus and Beyond” “Art In A Modern Space Grand Efes” After the disastrous mining accident in Soma (Turkey), he participated to Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair with a video art project and photographs, to draw attention to the big loss of lives. After the silent and peaceful protest in Istanbul Gezi Park in 2013, he prepared a photography exhibition “Invacuo” emphasizing on the abundance use of pepper spray gas on innocent protestors. The book with the same name was published in the same year. He is a member of AIAP (Association International des Arts Plastique) and Accredited photographer from PPOC (Professional Photographers of Canada). He lives and works in Toronto.

    Exhibition : 2018 Contemporary Art Istanbul in 19 - 23 September 2018 at Piramid Art Art Summer 15 June - 30 September 2018 at Artgalerim in Barbaros Reserve Bodrum Solo (TooLess) 23 November 2017 - 08 April 2018 at Eye-D Karakoy in Istanbul Contemporary Art Ankara in 13 - 18 March 2018 at Piramid Art 2017 Foto Fever Art Fair Paris in 09 - 12 November 2017 at Gamma Gallery Paris, France Contemporary Art Istanbul in 13 - 17 September 2017 at Piramid Art 2016 Contemporary Art Istanbul in 02 - 06 November 2016 at Piramid Art Solo (25) 14 June - 15 July 2016 at Hub Artkolik Gallery in Istanbul Solo (25) 06 February - 06 March 2016 at M1886 Gallery in Ankara 2015 Contemporary Art Istanbul in 11 - 15 November 2015 at Piramid Art Summer Exhibition 01 July – 30 August 2015 at Piramid Art Gallery in Istanbul Wearable Art Exhibition 05 – 30 June 2015 at Summart Gallery in Istanbul The Other Look Exhibition 07 – 30 May 2015 at Semra Ecer Gallery in Istanbul Gallipoli 100th Anniversary Exhibition 15 – 30 April 2015 at UPSD Gallery in Istanbul Totally Naked Exhibition 26 - 26 February 2015 in Piramid Art Gallery 2014 Contemporary Art Istanbul in 16 - 20 November 2014 at Piramid Art Play with Me Exhibition 24 - 30 October 2014 at Astoria AVM Gallery in Istanbul Solo (Self Touches) 23 January – 23 February 2014 at Piramid Art Gallery in Istanbul 2013 Contemporary Art Istanbul in 06 - 10 November 2013 at Piramid Art Valentines Day Exhibition 14 – 18 February 2013 at Binyil Gallery in Istanbul 2012 Contemporary Art Istanbul in 21 - 25 November 2012 at Baraz Gallery 2011 Contemporary Art Istanbul in 23 - 27 November 2011 at Baraz Gallery DTM 05 October - 25 November 2011 at Lenin Foundation Gallery in Ulianovsk, Russia DTM 07 - 15 May 2011 at 11th Festival European de la Photo de NU in Arles, France 2010 Solo (Don’t Tell Mama) 10 December 2010 - 15 January 2011 at Kiron Gallery in Paris, France Solo (Don’t Tell Mama) 26 May - 18 June 2010 at The Hall in Istanbul Istanbul is a

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    Artist's Objects:

    •  Koray  Erkaya - 33 EVA, PRINT ON METAL, 40 x 55 inches (102 x 140 cm), Ed 1/3 33 EVA, PRINT ON METAL, 40 x 55 inches (102 x 140 cm), Ed 1/3
    •  Koray  Erkaya - 40 ANNA, PRINT ON METAL, 40 x 60 inches, (102 x 152 cm), Ed 1/3 40 ANNA, PRINT ON METAL, 40 x 60 inches, (102 x 152 cm), Ed 1/3
    •  Koray  Erkaya - SELF TOUCHES, 20 PRINT ON METAL, 40 x 60 inches, (102 x 152 cm), Ed 2/3 SELF TOUCHES, 20 PRINT ON METAL, 40 x 60 inches, (102 x 152 cm), Ed 2/3

  • Thomas Frontini  (+)

    Biography : «As a painter, Thomas Frontini is a very good spinner of tales. He sees magic in the mundane, and explores the themes of creativity, youthful experience, and the transformative power of the imagination.» /DAVID GIBSON/ Thomas Frontini is a Canadian born artist raised in Kingston, Ontario of Italian and English descent. Thomas’ education in the arts began in art restoration and conservation in Florence Italy, on to receiving a Bachelors of Fine Arts at the Cleveland Institute of Art, and then receiving his Masters of Fine art from the Ohio State University. After finishing his formal education, Thomas moved to New York City working as a studio artist and while working for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Thomas does draw a lot upon his ancestry and his exposure to Italian art as he develops each new body of work. Thomas has had exhibitions throughout Canada, the United States, and Hong Kong and is a part of a large amount of various collections both private and corporate. He currently resides and works out of his home and studio in Cleveland, Ohio.

    Exhibition : Selected solo exhibition 2014 Gama Gallery, Istanbul 1305 Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio 2013 Launch L.A. Gallery, Los Angeles, California 2012 William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio Selected group exhibitions 2014 World Wide Art LA, LA Convention Center, Los Angeles, California 2013 Bill Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio Jeffrey Leder Gallery, Long Island, New York Skylight Gallery, Chelsea, New York 2012 The Corner Gallery, Brooklyn New York The Active Space, Brooklyn, New York The Quantum Effect, Curated by David Gibson LaGrange Art Museum, LaGrange, Georgia Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong, China Cross Gate Gallery, Lexington, Kentucky 2011 Los Angeles Art Association, Los Angeles, California, Gagosian Gallery, Curator Charlie Manzo, NY, New York Recent news articles 11/11/13 Huffington Post article by D. Dominick Lombardi regarding Earthward Bound Group show, Curated by David Gibson 03/06/13 Fabrik Article by Megan Koester, regarding the opening at Launch LA Gallery 12/09/12 Cleveland Scene Article by Joseph Clark, Review of the solo show at William Busta Gallery

    Artist's Documents:

    Artist's Objects:

    • Thomas Frontini - The Sky is Falling #1 (Gauguin's Atuona), Oil on Panel 20 x 16 inches,  51x 40.5 cm The Sky is Falling #1 (Gauguin's Atuona), Oil on Panel 20 x 16 inches, 51x 40.5 cm
    • Thomas Frontini - My Domestic Dream, Oil on Panel, 20 x 16 inches, 51x 40.5 cm My Domestic Dream, Oil on Panel, 20 x 16 inches, 51x 40.5 cm
    • Thomas Frontini - At the Waterfall,  2016, Oil on Linen, 41 x 33 inches At the Waterfall, 2016, Oil on Linen, 41 x 33 inches
    • Thomas Frontini - Coastal Scene with Butterfly, 2018, Oil on Panel, 20 x 16 inches Coastal Scene with Butterfly, 2018, Oil on Panel, 20 x 16 inches
    • Thomas Frontini - Magnolia, Hawaiian Altar,   2016, Oil on Linen, 33 x 42 inches Magnolia, Hawaiian Altar, 2016, Oil on Linen, 33 x 42 inches
    • Thomas Frontini - Metaphysical Desert Studio, 2018, Oil on Panel, 29 x 24 inches Metaphysical Desert Studio, 2018, Oil on Panel, 29 x 24 inches
    • Thomas Frontini - Scene from the Eruption, 2018, Oil on Panel, 20 x 16 inches Scene from the Eruption, 2018, Oil on Panel, 20 x 16 inches
    • Thomas Frontini - White Cactus, 2018, Oil on Panel, 29 x 24 inches White Cactus, 2018, Oil on Panel, 29 x 24 inches
    • Thomas Frontini - Gull, Breakwater and Turbines, 2017, Oil on Linen, 48 x 40 inches Gull, Breakwater and Turbines, 2017, Oil on Linen, 48 x 40 inches
    • Thomas Frontini - Hawk, Breakwater and Pink Wave, 2017, Oil on Linen, 36 x 48 inches Hawk, Breakwater and Pink Wave, 2017, Oil on Linen, 36 x 48 inches
    • Thomas Frontini - The Sky is Falling #2, 2018, Oil on Panel, 16 x 20 inches The Sky is Falling #2, 2018, Oil on Panel, 16 x 20 inches
    • Thomas Frontini - Artist in Residence Saltin Sea CA, 2018 /Oil on Linen, 22 x 32 inches/ Artist in Residence Saltin Sea CA, 2018 /Oil on Linen, 22 x 32 inches/
    • Thomas Frontini - Artist in Residence, Llyn-Y-Cau, Cader Idris, Wales, 2018 /Oil on Panel, 16x20, inches/ Artist in Residence, Llyn-Y-Cau, Cader Idris, Wales, 2018 /Oil on Panel, 16x20, inches/
    • Thomas Frontini - Artist Studio at the Oasis, 2016 /Oil on Panel, 44 x 38 inches/ Artist Studio at the Oasis, 2016 /Oil on Panel, 44 x 38 inches/
    • Thomas Frontini - Billboard for Dystopian Timeshare, 2018 /Oil on Panel, 16.5 x 20 inches / Billboard for Dystopian Timeshare, 2018 /Oil on Panel, 16.5 x 20 inches /
    • Thomas Frontini - Blue Eruption with Butterflies, 2018 /Oil on Linen, 77x44 inches/ Blue Eruption with Butterflies, 2018 /Oil on Linen, 77x44 inches/
    • Thomas Frontini - House of the Holy, Painters Residents, 2018 /Oil on Panel, 30x24 inches/ House of the Holy, Painters Residents, 2018 /Oil on Panel, 30x24 inches/
    • Thomas Frontini - Landscape Still-life #1, 2018 /Oil on Panel, 22 x 32 inches / Landscape Still-life #1, 2018 /Oil on Panel, 22 x 32 inches /
    • Thomas Frontini - Landscape Still-life #2, 2018 /Oil on Linen, 11 x 14.5 inches/ Landscape Still-life #2, 2018 /Oil on Linen, 11 x 14.5 inches/
    • Thomas Frontini - Monument in the Valley of the Day Dream, 2018 / Oil on Panel, 35 x 44 inches / Monument in the Valley of the Day Dream, 2018 / Oil on Panel, 35 x 44 inches /
    • Thomas Frontini - Monumental Still-life at the Pink Falls, 2018, /Oil on Panel, 20 x 28 inches / Monumental Still-life at the Pink Falls, 2018, /Oil on Panel, 20 x 28 inches /
    • Thomas Frontini - Proposal for Monumental Canvas, Joshua Tree, CA, 2018 /Oil on Panel, 30x24 Inches/ Proposal for Monumental Canvas, Joshua Tree, CA, 2018 /Oil on Panel, 30x24 Inches/
    • Thomas Frontini - Residence at the Reservoir, 2018 / Oil on panel, 81.28 x 106.7 cm/ Residence at the Reservoir, 2018 / Oil on panel, 81.28 x 106.7 cm/

  • Nejat Kavvas  (+)

    Biography : Nejat Kavvas was born in Mardin in 1957. He studied art, history, classical studies and archeology while at school. In 1974 he graduated from the Department of Pharmacy at Marmara University in Istanbul. He is married to a New Zealander and settled down in New Zealand with his family. Since childhood, Kavvas has been fascinated by the history and intrigue of glass. Due to his chemistry background, he invented a revolutionary sandblasting technique, formulated variety of mirrors, and developed metallic luster paints for glass industry. He was also a successful businessman who imported a large proportion of glassware from Europe and run his design company Tech Loom Rug and Carpet Creations based on established artist’s designs. In addition, he is serving as Honorary Consulate-General of Turkey in New Zealand since 1985. Kavvas has attended many glass courses such as Glass Kilncasting Course, Artstation (2008), Glass Ladle Casting Course of Prof. Cassandra Straubing, California Polytechnic State University, San Louise Obispo, San Louise Obispo (2009), Zircar and Sandcasting Course, Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle (2009), the course of Prof. Etsuko Nishi at the Glass Furnace School in Istanbul (2009), and the flameworking course of Julie Denton at the Stipglass school in Tilburg, the Netherlands (2010). Currently, Kavvas continues his works at his own studio in Auckland′s North Shore, which was founded in ctober 2009. He was among finalists for a Ranomok Glass Prize in 2009, and Molly Morpeth Canaday 3D award in 2010. Kavvas has visited hundreds of museums, art galleries and archeological sites throughout the world and gained inspiration from what he has observed and experienced over the years. This has led to his own desire to express the mythology of New Zealand in glass with particular emphasis on color.

    Artist's Documents:

    Artist's Objects:

    • Nejat Kavvas -  Joy of Hauraki Gulf III, 2017, Kiln cast and hand polished glass on painted steel stand, 30.1 x 110 cm.  Joy of Hauraki Gulf III, 2017, Kiln cast and hand polished glass on painted steel stand, 30.1 x 110 cm.
    • Nejat Kavvas - Phonix IV, 2012. Kiln cast crystal. Cold worked. Limited Edition 5/30. 31 x 35 x 4.7 cm Phonix IV, 2012. Kiln cast crystal. Cold worked. Limited Edition 5/30. 31 x 35 x 4.7 cm