Esra Kizir Gokcen | Artist | London | Art Jobs
Country: United Kingdom
City: London
Industry: Art Direction
Professional Title: Artist
Specialties: combining digital images with classical techniques, creating art projects

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Esra Kizir Gokcen Born in Istanbul 1971. Graduated from Marmara University Fine Arts Faculty Graphic Design Department in 1993. Worked as graphic designer and art director in advertising agencies between 1992 – 1998. Worked as freelance graphic designer and illustrator between 1998 – 2005. Took pedagogical information classes in 2000-2001 period at Marmara University Atatürk Education Faculty. Opened her own studio in Istanbul and started holding art workshops for adults and children in 2005. Became a member at Istanbul Exlibris Academy Association in 2009. Became a member at Lokomotive Culture and Art Association in 2010. Worked as an art instructor and project maker in DSM Training from 2011. Worked as the general secretary of Lokomotive Culture and Art Association between 2011 – 2016. Became a member of Istanbul Exlibris Association in 2012. Worked in the organisation teams of art festivals, corporate art workshops, volunteer art workshops for children, curated art exhibitions, ran art projects for over 10 years in Istanbul. Held 5 solo exhibitions in Istanbul, Ankara and Amsterdam. Attended around 50 group exhibitions internationally. Nominated in many juried exhibitions internationally. One of the 6 volunteering members of the social enterprise Refresh-yourself.co.uk A National Trust volunteer from May 2017. Living in London from the summer of 2016. A mother of two teenagers. An art person who believes in the power of creativity, learning and sharing. A human who is aware of the importance of moving on and going with the flow in life.

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