biography cirriculum vitae

Aslı Özok was born in Ankara, Turkey. She finished her license degree in Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Painting Department (BFA, in painting with high honours) (1998-2003), her Master’s Degree studies in Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Painting Department (2003-2006), and she finished her Doctorate education (PhD) in Mimar Sinan Fine Art University, Art Department. She still continues Post doc. in Sevilla University, Painting Department.
During her years of studentship (2001), the artist has conducted research related to arts in the United States after winning the first prize in the Accenture American Art Fair. She held an exhibition in Istanbul (2009), which consists her research and works conducted for the restoration of Hagia Sophia. Later on, this exhibition was held in Sevilla, Spain (2010), Lisbon, Portugal (2011) and again in Spain (2011). In (2010), she took role in the Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture, Istanbul Cultural Center exhibition with her projects. During this exhibition, she was invited to take place in the 2012 International Biennial of Contemporary Art held in Italy. After the Biennial, she still participates in curatorial exhibitions held in Italy and works with galleries.
Özok has been living in Spain since 2009 and continues to study art. During her stay in Spain, she held 6 individual exhibitions in different cities of Spain and participated in several group exhibitions. The works of the artist are located in many private collections, banks, cultural centers and foundations of Spain. She has been working with galleries and taking roles in projects, both as a member of the group named Grupo Pegamento and as an individual artist. The artist, who attended exhibitions, symposia, biennials and artist residency programs held in Europe and America, has attended Koridoor Contemporary Art Project as well. With Koridoor Contemporary Art Project, her latest exclusive invitation was to the Art Fair held in Tokyo. She had an exhibition in The Box Art Center in Busan, South Korea with Nine Dragon Heads.  She has participated 2016 London Biennale Manila on September and Sunchean Bay Eco- Environmental Art Festival on December. In the coming term, the artist has scheduled exhibitions in France, Spain and Istanbul and The artist currently has studios in Spain and Istanbul, and still gives lectures in Mimar Sinan Fine Art University.

ASLI ÖZOK

asliozok@gmail.com

+90 5366799848
+34 666130587

Education 2009-…. Universidad de Sevilla,Spain
Ph.D.in Painting
2006-2015 Mimar Sinan University,Istanbul
Ph.D.in Painting
2003-2006 Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul
MFA in Painting
1998-2003 Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul
BFA in Painting (with high honours)

Solo Exhibitions

2017 “Woman”, Merkur Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
2016 “Taste”, curator: Park Byoung uk, The Box, Busan, South Korea
2013 “ Finales de Zora”, La Galeria Roja, Spain
2013 “Parallel Stories”, Fictions, Unknowns”, Galeria Javier Roman, Artbosphorus, Istanbul, Turkey
2012 “Iconos” “La Galería de Arte Contemporáneo “Cristóbal Bejarano”;Jaen,Linares, Spain
2011 “Códigos” Galeria RTVA , Sevilla, Spain
2011 “Overlays”, Colorida Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal
2010 “Cultural Intersections II”, Ateneo de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
2009 “Cultural Intersections” Terakki Foundation Art Gallery, Istanbul
2004 “Time”,Bodrum Underwater Archaeology Museum, Haluk Elbe Art Gallery, Bodrum

Group Exhibitions

2016 Sunchean Bay Eco-Environmental Art Festival, Nine Dragon Heads Project, South Korea                 2016 London Biennale Manila, Manila, Philippines                                                                                  CI Contemporary Istanbul International Art Fair,  Merkur GalleryIstanbul Turkey                           “Don’t consume”, D’Art Gallery, İstanbul, Turkey                                                                                   “The Last 60 Years of Turkish Art”, Ankara, Middle East Technical University, Turkey                        Old Dreams, New Realities, Curator: Denizhan Ozer, Korart, Adana, Turkey                  “Contemporary Istanbul, CI”, Piramid Gallery, Lutfu Kırdar International Congress Center, İstanbul, Turkey                                                                                                                                           “Tokyo Art Fair, Tokyo, JapanSelection”,                                                                                           Portakal Çiçeği International Plastic Arts Colony, Berlin, Germany
“Mete Bora Collection Exhibition”, Summart, İstanbul
“Nature is Calling You”, WWF, Curator: Denizhan Özer, Zorlu Performance Art Center, Istanbul
“International Design Days” Curator: Kıymet Giray, FYZ Art Center, Istanbul
“Fashion becomes Art”, Curator: Denizhan Özer, Summart, İstanbul
2014 “Grupo Pegamento”, Sala de Exposiciones, Malaga, Spain
“Grupo Pegamento”, La Casa del Provencia, Sevilla, Spain
“Sıkıysa Gel, Diren Kalbim, Seni Paylaşıyorum”, Piramid Sanat, Upsd Sanat Galerisi, Istanbul, Turkey
“Existence in Art”, Portakal Çiçeği International Plactic Art Colony, Curator: Denizhan Özer, Istanbul, Turkey
“Ben”, Art 212, Curator: Denizhan Özer, Bodrum, Turkey
2013 “7. Tashkent International Biennale of Contemporary Art”, Curator: Kamola Akilova, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
“Art Inside”, Curator: Gigi Kracht, Baur au Lac, Zurich, Switzerland
“Hopa Landart Project”, Curator: Denizhan Özer, Hopa, Artvin
“ Portakal Çiçeği International Art Colony”, İstanbul, Turkey
“Face of Time”, Curator: Denizhan Ozer, Merhart Gallery, Istanbul
“Affordable Art Fair Milano 2013”, Galeria Javier Roman, Milano, Italy
“Art-Innsbruck 2013″ , International Fair for Contemporary Art”, Galeria Javier Roman, Austria
” I Love You More Than Art”, Ekavart Gallery, Curator: Denizhan Ozer, Istanbul
“Inside”, Merkur Gallery, Nisantasi, Istanbul
2012 “Connecting Time” Palagio di Parte Guela, Curator: Marco Testa,Florence, İtalia
“Contemporary Istanbul”, Merkur Gallery, Lutfu Kırdar International Congress Center, İstanbul, Turkey
“Survivor”, Slow Design, Curator: Marco Testa,Florence Florence,Italia
” The Faces of Time” 5th International Biennial of Contemporary Art Aluminium, Curator: Denizhan Ozer, Baku, Azerbaijan.
“Exposición colectiva de pintura”, Ateneo de Sevilla,Spain
2011 “Biennale Internazionale dell’Arte Contemporanea” (Florence Biennale),
Firenze,Italy
“Exposición colectiva de pintura”, Ateneo de Sevilla,Spain
Laboratoria de Procesos: Entre el Cine y la Performance V Jordanes de Arte
Contemporaneo y Educacion-Contenedores 11, Sevilla, Spain
“İnternational biannel of Izmir”, Izmir, Turkey

2010 “Exposicion colectiva de pintura”, Ateneo de Sevilla, Spain
“Exhibition of the Century”, Ziraat Bank Collection, Curator: Kıymet Giray
Cermodern, Ankara
”İstanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture”, Sanatın Anadolu Aydınlanması 2010
“Project”, ” 0 point” Curator. Gürol Sözen, MKM, Besiktas, Istanbul
“Painter’s Teachers, Teacher’s Painters” M.S.G.S.Ü ,Kibele Art Gallery,İstanbul
“Young Masters, Masters Youth”,Curator: Denizhan Özer,MKM,İstanbul

2009 “Summart” Curator: Kıymet Giray, Chisinev,Moldava
“Face to Face Dialog”,Curator:Denizhan Ozer, Koridor Art,Tuyap Art
Fair,İstanbul,Turkey
“New Academy Catalog”, Academy Art Gallery, İstanbul, Turkey
“Exposicion colectiva de pintura”, Ateneo de Sevilla, Spain
“Contemporary Istanbul’09”, Arnavutkoy Art Gallery, Lutfu Kırdar International Art
Fair,İstanbul,Turkey
“86/86 Repuclic Group Exhibition”, İstanbul Municipality, Art&life Gallery,Taksim ,
İstanbul, Turkey

2008 “Garden”, Mi Ge Art Gallery, Ankara
4.Contemporary Japan Art Fair, MKM, Istanbul
”The Mirror of the City” Art Show 2008, Aslı Ozok, Burcin Erdi, Pelin Ozgocen,
Terakki Foundation Art Gallery, MKM, Istanbul
“Metropole”, Selçuk Yaşar Art Gallery, Izmir
Art Shop Time, EsKonsept, Istanbul

2007 Kervansaray / Station Istanbul, Caravansarai Art Programme and Koridoor
Koridoor Contemporary Art Programme, Karşı Art Gallery, Istanbul
17. Tüyap Art Fair, Upsd, Mediteranian and Foreignland, Istanbul
Mimar Sinan Fine Art University And Sofia University, Official Akademic,
Sofia University Government Gallery, Bulgaria
“The Colour of Feminity “, Curator: Kıymet Giray, MKM, Istanbul

2006 Gallery Collection Exhibition, Istanbul Modern Art Gallery, Istanbul
Art Forum Ankara Art Fair, Garden Exhibition, Mi Ge Art Gallery, Ankara
Art and Craft, AKM, Ankara
16. Tüyap Art Fair, Tevfik İhtiyar Art Gallery, Istanbul
29 October Republic Day, Summart Exhibition, Turkish Embassadorship,
Moldova
Sumart Painters Campus 3, Curator: Kiymet Giray, Moldova
7. TJK Juried Exhibition, Bakırköy Art Gallery, Istanbul
“Young Interpretations in Figurative Expressions”, Curator: Kiymet Giray,
Ortakoy Art Gallery, Istanbul
“Garden Exhibition”, Mi Ge Art Gallery, M. Rahmi Koc Museum / Çengelhan-Ankara
Istanbul Modern Art Gallery, Istanbul
“35 (-)”, Terakki Foundation Art Gallery, Istanbul

2005 “City and Garden” Art Istanbul 2005 Fine Arts Fair, Workshop,
Consept: Kiymet Giray, Mi Ge Art Gallery, Istanbul
I. International Turkish Grameen Microfinance Art Biennal, Arif Hikmet
Koyunlu Gallery, Fine Art Museum, Opera-Ankara
“Triptych” Exhibition, Asli Ozok, Burcin Erdi, Pelin Ozgocen, Kargart, Istanbul
15. Tüyap Art Fair, Istanbul Modern Art Gallery, Istanbul
“Where is Istanbul”, Consept:Emre Zeytinoglu,
Istanbul Modern Art Gallery, Istanbul
Summer Group Exhibition, Cagla Cabaoglu Art Gallery, Istanbul
“Young Expansion in Contemporary Turkish Art” Exhibition,
Pera Museum, Istanbul
“Soul in Search of its Owner”, Istanbul Chamber of Industry, Istanbul
“Young Portraits”, Tesvikiye Art Gallery, Istanbul
“Art Alan” Workshop”, Istanbul
“7 Art Factory” Exhibition”, 7 Art Factory Art Gallery, İstanbul
“Istanbul” Juried Painting Exhibition, Haldun Alagas Cultural Centre, Istanbul
I. Open Air Painting Studio, “Fountain”, Toyan Art Gallery, Ankara
16th TEKEL Juried Exhibition, Harbiye Orduevi Gallery, Istanbul
Young Painter of the Year Competition Finalists’ Exhibition,
Rh+ Art Magazine and Antik Art Gallery, Istanbul
Naval Museum Painting Juried Exhibition, Istanbul

2004 65th State Painting Juried Exhibition, State Painting & Sculpture Museum, Ankara
Colgate Painting Competition, Juror, Tribeca Advertising Agency, Istanbul
4th Sefik Bursali Juried Exhibition, State Painting & Sculpture Museum, Ankara

2003 64th State Painting Juried Exhibition, State Painting & Sculpture Museum, Ankara
Mimar Sinan University Juried Painting Exhibition, State Fine Arts Museum, Istanbul
15th TEKEL Juried Exhibition, Harbiye Orduevi Gallery, Istanbul
4th Sefik Bursali Juried Exhibition, State Painting & Sculpture Museum, Ankara
“Kaleidoscope”, A-Sanat Art Gallery, Istanbul
2nd Art World Juried Exhibition, Multiple Galleries, Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, Bursa
Ipek – Ahmet Merey Juried Exhibition, MSU / Osman Hamdi Bey Gallery, Istanbul
Yalova Culture & Arts Fair, Yalova Municipality Gallery, Yalova
Mimar Sinan University Faculty for Fine Arts Painting & Sculpture Exhibition, MSU / Osman Hamdi Bey Gallery, Istanbul
Turkish Heart Foundation Juried Exhibition, Naval Museum Foyer, Istanbul
Education Fair Exhibition, Tuyap, Istanbul
3rd International Mediterranean Universities Fair Exhibition,
Antalya Fair, Antalya
TUYAP Art Fair Exhibition, Istanbul

2002 63th State Painting Juried Exhibition, State Painting & Sculpture Museum, Ankara
1st Art World Juried Exhibition, Multiple Galleries, Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, Bursa
Ipek – Ahmet Merey Juried Exhibition, MSU / Osman Hamdi Bey Gallery, Istanbul
Turkish Heart Foundation Juried Exhibition, Naval Museum Foyer, Istanbul
Atelier 4 Exhibition, State Fine Arts Museum, Istanbul

2001 7. TJK Juried Exhibition, Bakırköy Art Gallery, Istanbul
Mimar Sinan University Faculty For Fine Arts and American Accenture Art Fair
Juried Exhibition, MSU / Osman Hamdi Bey Gallery, Istanbul

Awards
2005 Young Painter of the Year Competition, Rh+Art Magazine and Antik Art Gallery, Finalist
“Istanbul” Juried Painting Exhibition, Mantion Place

2002 Istanbul Besiktas Municipality Wall Painting Competition, Second Place

2001 Mimar Sinan University Faculty For Fine Arts And American Accenture Art Fair
Juried Exhibition, MSU / Osman Hamdi Bey Gallery, First Place

Symposiums 2014 International Plastic Art Colony, Sapanca, Istanbul, Turkey
2011 Laboratoria de Procesos: Entre el Cine y la Performance V Jordanes de Arte
Contemporaneo y Educacion-Contenedores 11, Sevilla, Spain

2009 “Summart”, Painter Campus 6, Chisinau-Moldova
2008 “Ankara II. International Esthetics of Young Art Historiances”,
Ankara University, Ankara
“Changes”, Curator: Kıymet Giray, Mi Ge Art Gallery, Ankara

2007 “II. International Painting and Sculpture Symposium”, Curator: Kıymet Giray, Ankara University, Ankara
2006 16. Tüyap Art Fair, Workshop, Tevfik İhtiyar Art Gallery, Istanbul
Summart Painters Campus 3, Curator: Kiymet Giray, Chisinau-Moldova
Ankara University 60th Anniversary Painting and Sculpture Symposium, Curator: Kiymet Giray, Ankara University, Ankara
2005 Art Istanbul 2005 Fine Arts Fair, Consept: Kiymet Giray, Mi Ge Art Gallery
“City and Garden” Workshop, Lutfi Kirdar Exhibition Hall, Istanbul
2003 Aspat Painting Symposium, Curator: Kiymet Giray, Aspat-Bodrum