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Pinar Yolacan

Biography

1981
Born February 20 in Ankara, Turkey
2004
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Cooper Union School of Art, New York
2001
Chelsea School of Art and Design, Fine Art Media, London
2000
Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, Fashion Design with Marketing, London
1999
Foundation Studies, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2007

Perishables, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki

Maria, Rivington Arms, New York

Perishables, Yapi Kredi Kazim Taskent Sanat Galerisi, Istanbul

2005

Perishables, Rivington Arms, New York

GROUP EXHIBITONS

2008

Meat after Meat Joy curated by Heide Hatry, Daneyal Mahmood Gallery, New York

2006

Wild Girls, Exit Art, New York

Strangers with Angelic Faces, Akbank Cultural Center, Istanbul

Strangers with Angelic Faces, SPACE Triangle Gallery, London

Good Bye To All That, Rivington Arms, New York

2005

Entropy Interrupted, Two Trees Gallery Building, New York

Surface Tension, Gallery 500, Portland

Art-Robe: Women Artists at the Nexus of Fashion and Art, UNESCO, Paris

2004

Art+Commerce 2004 Festival of Emerging Photographers, New York

1999

Xhibit, The London Institute Gallery, London

The Cloth Show, Islington Business Design Center, London

Awards

2004

Runner-up in the New York Times Magazine "Capture The Times" photography contest for college students.

Bursaries, Fellowships and Residencies

2007

HIAP, Cable Factory at the Helsinki International Artist-in-residence  Programme, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki

UNESCO Aschberg Bursary for Artists, Instituto Sacatar, Brazil

Press

2008

"Pinar Yolacan Maria, Rivington Arms", Art Review, February

2007

"Placenta Is the New Black: Pinar Yolacan's Maria" by Meighan, www.myloveforyou.typepad.com, December 27

"Live Flesh", an interview by Nancy MacDonel, www.style.com, November 29

2006

2005

2004

2001

1999

1998

  • Aktuel, January 7, Turkey

1997

Publications

2007

"Perishables" by Pinar Yolacan, Exhibition Catalogue published by Yapi Kredi Art and Culture Publishing, Istanbul

2006

"The Portrait Now" by Sandy Naime and Sarah Howgate, National Portrait Gallery, London

Contact


www.pinaryolacan.net