Halime Karadogan YURDAGUL (Born in 1973, Istanbul)
She graduated from the department of fine arts at Marmara University. While studying, she participated in a competition organised by Turkcell (One of the biggest GSM Provider in Turkey) and her work was chosen to be exhibited in the Turkcell Collection. Additionally, her early works have had numerous success at events organised by the Turkish Radio and Television Agency (TRT).
The award-winning works were exhibited across the country in various galleries. Her works additionally listed at the Turkish Sports
Agency competition called Olympics and was exhibited at the event 'Olimpiyat Evi’.
Furthermore, She has also had painting lessons, in mosaic and wall picture, from one of Turkey’s greatest artists, Devabil Kara. She has also attended workshops and lessons from two very important contemporary artists, Metin Sahinoglu and Kemal Gurbuz. As well as participating in exhibitions, she was worked as an art teacher for a period of time. Greatest influences of her work come from the
renowned explorer and scientist Piri Reis, as well as the great explorer Christopher Columbus.
She has moved to London as a new destination in order to pursue her passion. She continues to attend exhibitions with drawings, mosaics and wall paintings in London. In order to combine different perspectives and techniques she attended the workshops, on colour pallets, at the Princes Foundation and she has attended to perspective and drawing workshops at the University of the Arts London Central Saint Martins. Her recent travels have had significant influence of her later works.
The artist, who currently lives and works in London, has recently been awarded the Talent of the Future Award for her two paintings that were exhibited at the Qube Open Art Show.Also her works were exhibited at Brick lane Gallery , Hls gallery ,Hay Hill Gallery in London.
In history, there are scenes tells about the civilisations which have left their mark. I wanted to cherish and keep these civilisations alive in memory of the people..
2000 Turkcell Art Competition
2001 TRT Radio and Television Agency
2001 Istanbul Harbiye Military Museum and Culture Site 2001 Izmir Izfas Art Gallery
2001 Ankara Cankaya Council Contemporary Art Centre 2002 Art Gallery White Chapel
2004 Renk Art Gallery 2014 Qube Arts Gallery 2014 Hls Gallery Islington 2015 Brick Lane Gallery 2014 HlS Gallery
2015 Hay Hill Gallery 2015 Qube Art Gallery