|Hometown||:||Ankara / Turkey|
|Lives & Works||:||Ankara / Turkey|
Hacettepe University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Ceramic Art Department
ABOUT THE ARTISTContinue...
Funda Tumer was born in Ankara, in 1977 and started her art practices at painter Ismail İlhan Atelier in 1994. In 1996, she graduated from Hacettepe University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Ceramic Art and graduated in 2000 with success. Immediately after graduation, she established her own art workshop and created architectural painting, ceramics and sculpture works. Between 2005 and 2007, she also studied Graphic Design and Media Design at Istasyon Art Academy and she also worked as creative editor in advertising and media sectors. In addition to conducting PR works and creative designs for many companies and brands, she also works as an Art Consultant.
Focusing on serigraphy technique, Funda Tumer combines this technique with a brush to produce works in different styles. Horse and female figures are two motifs identified with the artist. Tumer established Fine Art Association in 2012 and started to prepare art projects. She especially focused on Social Responsibility Projects.
All the exhibition organizations and works she has done have attracted a great deal of interest and attention from many world art critics and authors, especially the Spanish Art Critic Bertlan Agustin Jacinto. In 2015, the Social Responsibility Project organized by Tumer was identified as the most successful Art Project of the year and the artist was also chosen as the Curator of the Year by Spanish El Olor De Arte for the Flying Broom Association.
Funda Tumer, who is the founder and president of Fine Art Association and also the editor of the National News Agency Cultural and Art Corner, participated the research program in the field of painting and sculpture artsin Cuba, in 2006 as the only Turkish artist. Funda Tumer, who received curatorial education, has works in many important collections in Cuba and Turkey. The artist had 3 solo exhibitions and participated in many group exhibitions and symposiums. She gives seminars with special invitations within Turkey and abroad.
EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS
2017 “Our Children”, Social Responsibility Project Exhibition, Müjdat Gezen Art Center, Ankara
2016 “Genç İz”, Painting & Sculpture Exhibition, Transparan Art Gallery, Ankara
2016 “Aynadaki Kadınlar”, Artist Şehnaz Aykaç Solo Exhibition, Transparan Art GalGalleryerisi, Ankara
2016 “Zamandaki Düşler”, Artist Pervin Sarıalioğlu Solo Exhibition, Transparan Art Gallery, Ankara
2016 “Engelleri Aşalım”, Social Responsibility Project Exhibition (ENAD Project), Müjdat Gezen Art Center, Ankara
2016 “ Mavinin Özgürlüğü & Şizofreni”, Artist Merve Kezik Solo Exhibition Sergisi, Mustafa Ayaz Museum Art Gallery, Ankara
2016 “Anamnez”, Artist Ceren Demirbaş Solo Exhibition, Transparan Art Gallery, Ankara
2016 “Kaktüs & Kadın”, Artist Berna Cordan Solo Exhibition, Gallery Fine Art, Ankara
2016 “Konsept Sınırsız”, Group Exhibition, Gallery Fine Art, Ankara
2016 “Konsept Sonsuzluk”, Group Exhibition, Gallery Fine Art, Ankara
2015 “Yansımalar”, Trio Exhibition Sergi Funda Tümer - Bora Dervişoğlu - Ersoy Yılmaz Müjdat Gezen Art Center, Ankara
2015 “Biz Varız”, Social Responsibility Project Exhibition (Uçan Süpürge Association), Ankara
2015 “Farkındalık”, Social Responsibility Project Exhibition (Otizm Foundation), Transparan Art Gallery, Ankara
2014 “Engelsiz Yaşam”, Social Responsibility Project Exhibition (Turkey Disabled Association), Polart Art Gallery, Ankara
2014 Group Exhibition, Kent Meydanı Shopping Mall Art Gallery, Bursa
2013 Social Responsibility Project Exhibition (Ankara Bar Gelincik Project), Antigone Art House, Ankara
2013 Social Responsibility Project Exhibition (ENAD Association) Büyülü Fırça Art Gallery, Ankara
2013 Group Exhibition, Ördekli Culture Center, Bursa
2012 International Group Exhibition, Koza Suite Hotel, Ankara
Original Print in Painting
Being an Artist and Thinking of an Artist
Saim Kaya and Art Interview (Interview)
Rare Talents from the Black Sea (Painter Bora Dervişoğlu) (Monograph)
Artist Who Gives Life to Paintings (Ressam M.Alpdoğan Erciş) (Monography)
Artist Making a Difference in Ceramic Art (Ceramic Artist Ersoy Yılmaz) (Monograph)
The Effect of an Artist's Pen and Its Importance
Who is an Artist
Exhibitions and Openings