Tuba Onder Demircioglu
(Eskisehir, Turkey 1969 -)
BiographyShe 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).