About

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Ipek (Kursuncu) Ergen

 Born in Istanbul, in 1984. Studied painting at university (Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University) and has a masters degree on art and design (Yildiz Technical University). Won the “Young Painter of the Year” award in 2009. Had 4 solo shows in national galleries and participated in many group shows, art fairs and juried exhibitions in United Stated of America, Germany, Luxembourg and Turkey.

 Working primarily with airbrush paint, acrylic, neon colors, inks and colored pencils she also loves to play with different medias such as gold leaf and plexiglass. Her inspiration ranges from animal world to human psychology, to pop surrealism, street art, contemporary japanese art, superflat, anime manga and otaku culture…

 Her main focus is human figure and she uses animal symbolism to explore human behaviours. Her subject matter deals with daydreams and wonderland-like stories

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———-Awards———-

“Young Painter of the Year” award  . 2008

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———-Solo Exhibitions———-

Makerade/Masquerade  .  Art42 Germany . February-March 2018

The Circus Has Left Town  .  AlanIstanbul

Imaginary Tea Party  .  Galeri Artist Cukurcuma

Thank You Mario But Princess is in Another Castle  .  Rh+ Art Gallery

Bedtime Milk  .  Otto Sofyali

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———-Group Exhibitions———-

Upcoming: ArtMuc Kunstmesse , Art Fair , Munich, Germany

Luxembourg Art Fair  .  Luxexpo The Box, Luxembourg  .  December 2017

Stroke Art Fair  .  Munich, Germany  .  October 2017

Sweet n Low: An International Show of Cute ( juried by Evan Pricco of Juxtapoz Magazine and Susannah Kelly & Neil Perry of Antler Gallery ) - June 22 – August 27, 2017  . Bedford Gallery – California

Spirit of Paper 2013 . Alan Istanbul

Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair 2012 . Represented by AlanIstanbul

Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair 2010 . Represented by Galeri Artist Cukurcuma

Art Bosphorus Art Fair

Cagdas Turk Resminin Genc Kusagi . MKM

Artist – Tuyap Art Fair 09

Genc / Yeni / Farkli . Casa Dell’Arte

Cagdas Genclerden Secmeler . Casa Dell’Arte Bodrum

Summer Love . Ekavart Gallery

Gencler Karmasi . Terakki Vakfi Sanat Galerisi

Yilin Genc Ressami Yarisma Sergisi . Rh+ Art Gallery

Artist 08 Tuyap Art Fair

Ekim Gecidi VII

Terracota . Tekel Sanat Galerisi

Inzumca Sanat Bulusmasi . Valide-i Atik

Turk Kalp Vakfi Resim Yarismasi Sergisi . Tophane-i Amire

Artist 07 Tuyap Art Fair

Ipek Ahmet Merey Resim Yarismasi Sergisi

Turk Kalp Vakfi Resim Yarismasi Sergisi . Resim Heykel Muzesi

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