Bengisu Bayrak

She was born in 1978 in Germany. She has a BA degree from Marmara University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Painting (2001), an MA degree from Istanbul Bilgi University Institute of Social Sciences Film and Television Program (2005), a Doctorate in Arts degree from Marmara University Fine Arts Institute Art Department (2008)and an MBA in marketing from the University of Wales (2011). She has participated in many group exhibitions in Berlin, Seoul, Hong Kong, İzmir and Istanbul. Between 2012 and 2018, she had 7 solo exhibitions in İstanbul and New York.

She was awarded several awards, including “Akbank Contemporary Artists Achievement Award” and “myMoleskine 2.0”. Her works are owned in private collections in Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, Italy, and Germany.Besides her productive artistic career Bayrak also teaches art and design at Beykoz University, Istanbul Kültür University and Istanbul Bilgi University.

Personal Exhibitions:

2019-“Paper cut”, Büyükdere35, Sarıyer, İstanbul.
2018-“Misinterpretations– Nowhere”, Adahan Galeri -1, Şişhane, İstanbul.
2017-“Hide and Seek”, The Highline Loft, New York.
2016-“Aletheia”, Space Debris, Karaköy, İstanbul.
2013-“Once upon a Time”, Deyim Sanat Galerisi, Nişantaşı, İstanbul.
2012-“Rewritable”, Pera Sanat Galerisi Taksim, İstanbul.
2012-“Fake”, Okan Üniversitesi Mecidiyeköy Kampüsü, İstanbul.

Group Exhibitions:

2020-“Us Actually” (Mixer Galeri, İstanbul)
2018-“Complex Questions, Fascinating Responses” (Evliyagil Dolapdere)
2018-“Dinamo 3”, (Swissôtel Büyük Efes İzmir).
2018-“Teşbihte Hata Olmaz” (Mixer).
2018-“Printed 18” (Mixer, İstanbul).
2015-“Things That Count Things That Don’t” (Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center, New York, ABD) (Curator: Pamela Cardwell)
2014-“Non Existing Images” (Mixer, İstanbul).
2010-“Lives and Works in Istanbul” – an exhibiton of a workshop conducted by Peter Kogler (Sanat Limanı / Antrepo 5, Istanbul).
2008-“You Can’t Kiss Away a Murder”(Galerist, İstanbul) (Curator: Derya Demir)
2008-“Coffee with Sugar Episode 3 Turkey”: Video Screenings (Seoul, Korea).
2006-“25th Contemporary Artists Exhibition” (Akbank Sanat, İstanbul). (Curator: Hasan Bülent Kahraman) 2006-“Rejection Episodes” (Vooruit Kunstencentrum, Gent, Belgium) (Curator: Başak Şenova)
2005 -“1000 Lies of Identity” (Siemens Art Gallery, İstanbul) (Curator : Marcus Graf)
2004 -“23.rd Contemporary Artists Exhibition “(Akbank Sanat, İstanbul) (Curators: Eyal Danon, Anton Lederer and Başak Şenova)
2001-“21st Contemporary Artists Exhibition” (Atatürk Culture Centre, İstanbul) (Curator: Beral Madra)
2001-” New Proposals, New Propositions -6″ (Borusan Art Gallery, İstanbul). (Curator: Beral Madra) 2001-“Identitäten” (Löwenpalais & DGB Haus, Berlin, Germany).

2.500  + KDV Artist: Bengisu Bayrak

Collage on paper

21 x 29 cm (framed)

2019

This work includes a certificate of authenticity.

 

2.500  + KDV Artist: Bengisu Bayrak

collage and seaming on paper

21 x 29 cm (framed)

2019

This work includes a certificate of authenticity.

2.500  + KDV Artist: Bengisu Bayrak

Mixed technique on paper

21 x 29 cm (framed)

2019

This work includes a certificate of authenticity.

2.000  + KDV Artist: Bengisu Bayrak

Mixed technique on paper

21 x 29 cm

2019

This work includes a certificate of authenticity.

Collage

Her Face

2.000  + KDV Artist: Bengisu Bayrak

Mixed technique on paper

21 x 29 cm

2019

This work includes a certificate of authenticity.

2.000  + KDV Artist: Bengisu Bayrak

Mixed technique on paper

21 x 29 cm (framed)

2019

This work includes a certificate of authenticity.

Mixed technique

Can’t Escape It

2.500  + KDV Artist: Bengisu Bayrak

Mixed technique on paper

21 x 29 cm (framed)

2019

This work includes a certificate of authenticity.

2.500  + KDV Artist: Bengisu Bayrak

Mixed technique on paper

21 x 29 cm (framed)

2019

This work includes a certificate of authenticity.

Mixed technique

A City Without Memory

2.500  + KDV Artist: Bengisu Bayrak

Mixed technique on paper

21 x 29 cm (framed)

2019

This work includes a certificate of authenticity.

2.500  + KDV Artist: Bengisu Bayrak

Mixed technique on paper

21 x 29 cm (framed)

2019

This work includes a certificate of authenticity.

2.500  + KDV Artist: Bengisu Bayrak

Mixed technique on paper

21 x 29 cm (framed)

2019

This work includes a certificate of authenticity.