ARTISTS
Bahar Kocaman

Bahar Kocaman

1961 __ Born in Edirne.
1983 __ Graduated from Faculty of Fine Arts, Painting Department of Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul.
1985 __ Started to work as a restorer at the Museum of Painting and Sculpture in Istanbul.
1998 __ Completed her Ph.D in painting at Faculty of Fine Arts in Mimar Sinan University. Her paintings are in some significant collections in both Turkey and abroad. She worked as an assistant professor at Faculty of Fine Arts, Kocaeli University, in between 2003-2006. Currently, she is working at Beykent University, Istanbul as an assistant professor and she continues to her art works in her studio.

Solo Exhibitions (selected)
2011 __ Gallery Espas, Istanbul
2009 __ "Contemporary Istanbul 2009", Antik Sanat, Istanbul
2009 __ Nazım Hikmet Foundation Art Gallery, Istanbul
2006 __ Kare Art Gallery, Istanbul
2006 __ Atlas Art Gallery, Ankara
2004 __ Cey Art Gallery, Istanbul
2004 __ Atatürk Culture Center, Istanbul
2003 __ Cey Art Gallery, Istanbul
2003 __ Mine Art Gallery, Istanbul
2002 __ Mine Art Gallery, Istanbul
1999 __ Mine Art Gallery, Istanbul
1999 __ Urart Art Gallery, Istanbul
1997 __ Y. Kumral Art Gallery, Istanbul
1994 __ Gallery Baldem, Istanbul
1991 __ Ramko Art Gallery, Istanbul
1990 __ Tuval Art Gallery, Izmir
1989 __ Lami Art Gallery, Istanbul
1987 __ State Gallery of Fine Arts, Istanbul

Group Exhibitions (selected)
2015 __ "Rock-Paper-Flower", Ariel Sanat, İstanbul
2007 __ Mustafa Kemal Center, Istanbul
2007 __ "Art in Akmerkez Shopping Center", Istanbul
2006 __ "Postures", Gallery Article, İstanbul
2005 __ "Art İstanbul", Cey Art Gallery, Istanbul
2005 __ "Where is Istanbul", Group Exhibition, Modern Art Gallery, Istanbul
2004 __ Group Exhibition, İzmit Metropolitan Municipality Art Gallery, Izmir
2002 __ "Water-Colour-Stone-Paper", Exhibition, AIAP, Istanbul
2002 __ "Group Exhibition", Gallery Binyıl, Istanbul
2001 __ "Art Bridge Exhibition", Hakkari
2000 __ Group Exhibition, Gallery Binyıl, Istanbul
1999 __ "Karşılaşmalar IV", Ataturk Culture Centre, Lefkoşa/KKTC
1999 __ Group Exhibition, Gallery Binyıl, Istanbul
1998 __ "Present to 75th Year/ Living Turkish Plastic Arts Exhibition", Contemporary Art Centre, Ankara - Dolmabahce Art Centre, Istanbul
1998 __ "Karşılaşmalar III", Gallery of Naval Museum, Istanbul
1997 __ "UFACSI", International Women Artists Association Brussels Exhibition, Parliament Building, Brussels
1997 __ "Karşılaşmalar II", Museum of Painting and Sculpture, Ankara
1996 __ Group Exhibition, Çağdaş Art Gallery, Istanbul
1996 __ "6th Istanbul Art Fair", Istanbul Exhibition Palace, Istanbul
1996 __ "Karşılaşmalar I", Gallery of Naval Museum, Istanbul
1993 __ Group Exhibition, Gallery Baldem, Istanbul
1992 __ Group Exhibition, Mine Art Gallery, Istanbul
1990 __ "Exhibition of Today’s Artists Istanbul", Museum of Painting and Sculpture,Istanbul
1990 __ "Exhibition of Contemporary Turkish Painting Competition", Ramko Art Centre, Istanbul
1989 __ "Four Young Artists Exhibition in Contemporary Extension", Mine Art Gallery,Istanbul
1989 __ 10th Exhibition of Today’s Artists Istanbul Museum of Painting and Suculpture, Istanbul
1989 __ "2nd Istanbul Biennial, Exhibition of Young Turkish Artists", Atatürk Culture Centre, Istanbul
1987 __ "New Trends", 6th Istanbul Art Festival, Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul
1986 __ "7th Exhibition of Today’s Artists Istanbul", Museum of Painting and Suculpture, Istanbul
1982 __ "Centenary Exhibition", State Academy of Fine Arts, Istanbul