RUKEN ASLAN

Born in 1975 in Ağrı, Ruken Aslan graduated from the French High School, Notre Dame de Sion in Istanbul. After she had her BA degree in Painting Department of Fine Arts Faculty in Mimar Sinan University, she resumed her studies in Hacettepe University by submitting her MA thesis titled “Reality in Abstract Painting” . She obtained her PhD degree with her thesis titled “Romantic Attitude in Plastic Arts” in Fine Arts Institute of Marmara University in 2007. Her work has been exhibited in two solo and several group exhibitions and many of her paintings are part of various collections. She is currently working as Assistant Professor in Painting Department of Fine Arts Faculty in Trakya University.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

10 May-15 June 2012 Ruken Aslan &Victoria Rance -“MEDUSA STORIES”
Chalabi Art Gallery, İstanbul

17 June-17 July 2013 Ruken Aslan – “GOD, A SWING FOR HIM”
ArtSuites Gallery-Bodrum

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS

November 2014 “River Tunca in Three Exhibitions”- Edirne and Yambol.
4-22 July 2014 Maya Art Project’s Antalya Exhibition- The Marmara Hotel, Antalya.
September 2013 Group exhibition by young artists of Ankara-
The German Embassy Residency, Ankara.
1-22 october 2013 “…therefore I am”- red initiative-
Centre of Contemporary Arts, Ankara.
2013 “Orange Blossom Art Colony Workshop” – Sapanca
4-7 April 2013 Art Bosphorus International Contemporary Art Fair – Koridoor Contemporary Art Programs
2012 35th Dyo Painting Competition Exhibition
2012 71st State Painting Sculpture Competition Exhibition
March 2012 Art Bosphorus International Contemporary Art Fair
Chalabi Art Gallery, İstanbul.
2011 “Summart”, Painter Campus, Chisinau-Moldova
November 2011 11.Şefik Bursalı Painting Competition Exhibition
May 2011 Yunus Emre Painting Competition Exhibition
March 2011 “Young Figure Mixed Painting Exhibition”-
Beyoğlu Akademililer Art Gallery, İstanbul.
January 2011 IX. International Mexico Aquarel Biennial-Mexico
November 2010 Artist 2010, 20. İstanbul Art Fair
Koridoor Contemporary Art Programs
November 2010 “Great Meeting 2010”- Staff Exhibition of Arts and Design
Faculties – Gazi University Painting and Sculpture Museum
June 2010 10th Şefik Bursalı Painting Competition Exhibition
June 2010 Yunus Emre Painting Competition Exhibition
June 2010 Nuri İyem Painting Competition Exhibition
November 2009 9th Şefik Bursalı Painting Competition Exhibition
November 2009 Artist 2009, 19th İstanbul Art Fair
October 2009 Bakraç Art Galley 30th Year’s Painting Competition Exhibition
May 2009 “Miscellany” Mixed Painting Exhibition-
Beyoğlu Akademililer Art Gallery, İstanbul.
February 2009 Exhibition of Notre Dame de Sion Painter alumni
NDS Gallery, İstanbul.
January 2009 69th State Painting Sculpture Competition Exhibition
2009 First Prize at 3rd Aegean Art Fair “Young Artists Painting Competition”