Ilker Cinarel

Ilker Cinarel Ilker Cinarel (Born in Izmir -Turkey) graduated in MA Fine Art Contemporary Practice, University College Falmouth in September 2011 with a Distinction and winner of Sandra Blow Award 2011. Now Living and working in the UK, London and St. Ives. Works have been exhibited in the 6th Istanbul Biennale -'Passion and The New Wave' and in exhibitions both in the UK and Turkey. Research projects have included an internship with Hoeschst and Retsch porcelain companies in Germany. Recent works are held in private collections.


2009 - 2011 University College Falmouth, MA Fine Art Contemporary Practice (Distinction)
2000 - 2001 London College of Fashion, Fashion Design, London
1995 -1999 Marmara University, Faculty of Fine Arts, BA (Hons),
Ceramic and Sculpture, Istanbul
2011 Sandra Blow Award
1997 Search about the Bavaria porcelains, Hoechst Ceramic Tec., Retsch Porcelain Factory, Nurmberg, Germany
2007- 2012 Several works in private collections


2013 to present Associate Lecturer at University Falmouth
2012 to present Tutor at St Ives School of painting

Solo Exhibitions

2013 Unexpected package, (video and performance), Klup Kulah, Istanbul 2008 Am I Wrong? Shipton Gallery, London
2007 Openness The Gas Works Fulham, London
2001 Elite Fabric Show', Trend Area Design, Earls Court, London
2000 Christmas Ball', Interior Design and Art Woks, Hilton, Istanbul
1999 Embrace', Modern dance performance, Costume Design, BabylonIstanbul

Group Exhibitions

2014 'Love It', The Montage, London
2014 'INNternal', Halsetown, UK
2013 'Drawing the Line', Millenium gallery, St Ives
2013 Porthmeor studios, St Ives
2013 'Square Eye Istanbul', Istanbul Kultur University & Falmouth - UK
2012 'Dark Times', Cmr Gallery, Redruth, UK
2012 'Mail Art', Decentralized Network Congress, USA, Serbia, Argentina, Italy
2012 'Act Of', Test bed 1 Gallery, London
2012 ' 4' 33 ',Cmr Gallery, Redruth, UK
2012 'PLAP', St Ives Harbour, St Ives, UK
2012 'New Visions', Cmr Gallery, Redruth, UK
2012 'Square Eye Bologna', Exchange Gallery - UK & Italy
2012 'Paper People', Gulval Chapel, Gulval
2012 'Liminal Bodies', Exchange Gallery, Penzance
2012 'Spring', Smoke House Gallery, London
2012 'Weld', Autonomous Zone, Caz Project Space,Penzance
2011 'This Will Make You Human Too', PZ Gallery, Penzance
2011 'This Will Make You Human', UCF, Falmouth
2010 Interim Show UCF, Falmouth
2009 'Space', New Craftsman Gallery, St ives
2007 'A new collective' Chelsea Old Town hall, London
2000 'Gulcicek', (Painting) , Istanbul
1999 'Passion and the New Wave', 6th Istanbul Biennale, Istanbul
1999 'Les PROJECTIONS D'ARGIL', 2nd international Ceramic Film Festival,
Montpellier- France
1999 'Metamorphosis', Istanbul faculty of Architecture's Gallery, Istanbul
1999 'Graduate BA Show', Marmara University of Fine Art, Istanbul


2013 - 'Interview with Artist' Aesthetip online magazine By Steve Kenyon
2013 - 'Bu sikici bir yazidir' - Sanat Atak by Selin Kocagoncu

Conferences & Seminars

2013 Being In [ Landscape ] CAZ Seminar programme, Penzance
2011 Abstraction Now The Indiscipline of Painting, Tate St Ives
2010 The Falmouth Convention (invited 'artist expert', Assembly fieldtrip)
1998 'Artist of the Future 75+42', Marmara University, Istanbul
1998 Symposium Organization of Marmara University, Istanbul

Residency & Workshops

2013 Hamish Fulton Walking , Penzance, UK
2012 John Cage 4'33 One week residency, CMR - Redruth, UK
2012 To the edge, DIY 9, Carnyorth Environmental Education Centre

I love it here (St Ives)

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