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Cansen Ercan (1958, Kars)

Cansen Ercan, graduated from M.E.T.U. Faculty of Administrative Science, Department of Political Science and Public Administration in 1982, before she graduated from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts Faculty, Painting Department, Neşet Günal - Neş'e Erdok Studio in 1987. She received her master degree from the Painting Department of MSGSU in 2010. In 1989, she had her first solo show in Urart Art Gallery. Beside six solo shows that Ercan had in Nadya Art Gallery, she had eleven solo shows in Harmony Art Gallery in between 1997 – 2010. Her artist book is published by Harmony Art Gallery in 2004. Among the other solo shows that artist had are Bella Pais Art Gallery (Kyrenia, 1998), Helikon Art Gallery (Ankara, 2006, 2007, 2009), Beyoğlu Akademililer Art Gallery (2007) and Art Shop (Izmir, 2010). Cansen Ercan has been working with the Evin Art Gallery since 2012 and had three solo shows there in 2012, 2014 and 2016. She was awarded with the Sedat Simavi Award fo her exhibition at 2014. The artist, who had more than thirty solo exhibitions along her artistic carrier, also participated in many group exhibitions and art fairs. Among the group shows and art fairs Ercan participated are ”French Culturel Center” (1985), “Elhamra Art Gallery, Drawing Exhibition” (1998), “ARTIST / Istanbul International Art Fair” (1995, 98, 2000, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14,15,16,17), "80 Years, 80 Artists - Association for Supporting Contemporary Life” (CRR, 2003), “IAC – Istanbul” (2010).