Kadir Akyol

(Turkey 1990 -)


He studıed Fine Art in Mersin University (2004-2008) and completed a postgraduate Masters in Ankara Gazi University wıth the thesıs “Hybrid Approaches in Contemporary Art” (2011).

In 2011, he started his second post graduate degree in the Faculty of Fine Arts in the Unıversıty of Sevilla, Spain. He continues pursuıng his thesis entıtled “Hacker Art”.

In 2013, he won the competition “Rh+ Art Magazine the Young Artist of the Year”. In addition to this, he has been awarded many other prices.

İn 2018, He started its education in Proficiency (doctorate) in Duzce University Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture Department of Painting.

He has 14 personal exhibitions and has partıcıpated in more than 150 national and international biennials, triennials, symposia, project exhibitions and auctions workıng wıth in painting, installation, video and performance. His works have been exhıbıted in a number of countries, ıncludıng Spain, Italy, Italy, France, Greece, Belgium, Germany, Romania, Moldova, Kosovo, Tanzania, USA, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania and Montenegro.

Crıtıcal appraısal: Emre ZEYTİNOĞLU: On The Works Of Kadir Akyol, Sevil DOLMACI: Icons And Pop Art / "New Portraits / New Faces, Kaya ÖZSEZGİN: A Portrait Interpreter, Selman AKIN: The Lost Kurd of Kadir Akyol Painting, Derya YILMAZ: As Image, Orçun ÇADIRCI: On Artistic Expression in Kadir Akyol, Celâl SOYCAN: Kadir Akyol Literary writings about valuable works such as "The Truth of Imagination", Lütfiye BOZDAĞ: Image as a Phenomenon.


2020 - "İstanbul Art & Antique Fair , (solo) Istanbul / TURKEY
2019 - "glance” SK Art project , Istanbul / TURKEY
2019- Artexpo Newyork, H&M Art Gallery, Newyork, ABD
2018 - "selection of" Orange Blossom U.P.S.K, MKM Beşiktaş Contemporary Art Gallery, Istanbul / TURKEY
2018 - "Contemporary Istanbul international Art Fair " Group Media, Istanbul / TURKEY
2018 - "World Art Day", the Archaeological Museum of Mersin, Mersin / TURKEY
2018 - "Contemporary and Modern", Curator: Ronny filtration, Ron Art Gallery, Istanbul / TURKEY
2017- Los Art / Artforum Gallery Symi / South Aegean Symi / GREECE
2017 "Color and Young" Curator: Bester GÜRSU, Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ankara / TURKEY
2017 - III. Contemporary Art Fair Artankara, Curator: Sevil Dolmacı, Ankara / TURKEY
2016- Imago Mundi, Pratt Institute New York / ABD - Venice Biennial showcasing 38, Venice –lTALY
2016 - "International Contemporary Artists 2016" Skoufa Gallery Mykonos, Athens /GREEC
2016–“Beyond the Time”, Curator:Beste GÜRSU, National Museum of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA
2016 - Art Base Project, Sevil Dolmacı Art Gallery, İstanbul / TÜRKİYE
2015 -. Pasajes San Pedro, Curator: Ricardo Iriarte Amilibi, Oia Villa for Sukru Karakus / San Sebastian, SPAIN - Hendaye, FRANCE
2015 - "Art01 Contemporary Art Encounters" HiltonSA, Adana / TURKEY
2015 - "Contemporary Istanbul 2015" MİZ Gallery, Istanbul / TURKEY
2015 - Peak Art Project Artist 2015 24th International Istanbul Art Fair / Istanbul / TURKEY
2015 - 'Color and Young "Curator: Bester GÜRSU t.c.saraybosn Embassy in Sarajevo / BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA
2015 - "Non Stop Europe", Curator: Bester GÜRSU Teatro dei Dioscuri al Quirinale, Rome / ITALY
2015 - "Ismael Isaac?", By Peter Greenaway & Saskia Boddeke, Jüdisches Museum, Berlin / GERMANY
2015 - "I Have a Story", Curator: Bester GÜRSU / M.Sinan, National Gallery of Kosovo Pristina / KOSOVO
2015 - "Fifteen / 15" Istanbul Congress Center, Istanbul / TURKEY
2015 - "I Have a Story", Curator: Bester GÜRSU / M.Sinan GEN-I Gallery ULUCG Montenegro / MONTENEGRO
2015-"I Have a Story", Curator: Bester GÜRSU / GEN M. Sinan, in Gallery FAB, Tirana / ALBANIA
2014 - "Contemporary Istanbul 2014" (Berlin Istanbul Quarter) BIQ Gallery, Istanbul / TURKEY
2014 - Peak Art Project Artist 2014 24th International Istanbul Art Fair / Istanbul / TURKEY
2014 - '' I have a story, '' National Gallery in Sarajevo, Sarajevo / BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA
2014 - "10 International Workshop Work "Art Suites Gallery, Bodrum / TURKEY
2014 - "alienation", "not foreign", Merhart Gallery, Heidelberg – GERMANY
2014 - "1st Meeting of Kars", Kafkas University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Kars / TURKEY
2013-‘Dynamic principles’’, Art and Life” project, Constanta art museum Constanta, ROMANIA
2013 –Summart (workshop), International ‘SummArt Painters Campus ’, Chisinau , MOLDOVIA
2013- 3th International Contemporary Art Bienale, Art-East San Antonio, USA
2013- “90 and independent” Turkish Berlin Embassy, Berlin – GERMANY
2013- 9 artists – 90 creation Republic Exhibition, Curator Beste Gursu, “Turkey- European Union cross cultural arts dialogs " Turkish European Union permanent representative, Bruxelles / BELGIUM
2013- İstanbul Rotary Art Reward Competition and Exhibition, Project 4L Elgiz Contemporary Art Museum, Istanbul- TURKEY
2013- Arteast, (video), (President Wanted…), Contemporary Art at the ArtEast San Antonio, ABD
2013- Rh+artmagazine, Young Artist of the Year, Planet Of Art, İstanbul, TURKIYE
2012-2013 - “Super Dignity” several different art galleries and streets (street art), TURKEY, SPAIN, FRANCE, GERMANY
2012 -Shed / (video) intercity, Casa Dionio, Andalucia. Sevılla . SPAIN

2011- “Performance” (video- performance) Sevilla University Faculty of Fine Arts / SPAIN
2011- 59 Rivoli / Pornography +18 (settlement) Alpha Art Galery, Paris / FRANCE
2011- “Pomegranate seeds” interaction Project (installation-photo collage), Abc Art Berlin Contemporary, Berlin / GERMANY
2011- “Fugitive” (video-photograph -performance), CAAC Sevilla / SPAIN
2011- “Fifth Ankara Design Days” (Video Art) , Modern Arts Center, Ankara / TURKEY
2011- “Republican Artists -2 (88th year)”, Painting Exhibition (Digital Works), Gallery Altan / Adana / TURKEY
2011- Fukushima Calamity – (e-mail art), Dom Cathedral Square, Koln / GERMANY
2010: Global Urbanization, Workshop (video) Sevilla / SPAIN
2007: 10th İstanbul Biennial – Mersin Step / TURKEY
2006: “Fugitive” (video+settlement) 4th International Huseyin Gezer stone and concrete sculpture/ Mersin/ TURKEY
2006: “4TH International Student Triennials”, (video +settlement) – Istanbul / TURKEY