Born in 1958 in Istanbul, Metin Ünsal completed his primary, secondary and high school education at 'Işık Lisesi', in Nişantaşı, Istanbul. He then carried on with his education studying civil engineering at 'Boğaziçi University'. Since receiving his basic art education between 1977 and 1980, Ünsal has been actively engaging his artistic practice both at home and abroad. Ünsal had his first solo exhibition when he was 15 years old. Since, his paintings may be found in various collections. He works at his studio in Ortaköy and Bodrum and lives in Istanbul.


Metin Unsal, artist studio


2020  Price, 44 A Art Gallery, Istanbul

2019   Damage, ATONAL 9 Solo, Barın Han, Istanbul

2014   Ocean, Artist Studio, Istanbul

2013   Codes of Existence, Gallery Işık, Istanbul

2012   Contracts of Life, Nurol Art Gallery, Bodrum

2012    Atlas of Images, Ekavart Gallery, Istanbul

2010   Blue Monday, Les Ottomans, Istanbul

2010   Notes from Life II, Gallery Selvin, Istanbu

2001   Gallery Selvin, Ankara

2000  Coşku Art Gallery, Izmir

1996   Cumalı Art Gallery, Istanbul

1995   Cumalı Art Gallery, Istanbul

1994   Cumalı Art Gallery, Istanbul

1993   İ.Y.İ.K 50th Anniversary Exhibition, Istanbul

1993   Cumalı Art Gallery, Istanbul

1992   Cumalı Art Gallery, Istanbul

1990   Cumalı Art Gallery, Istanbul

1989   Cumalı Art Gallery, Istanbul

1980   Hobi Art Gallery, Istanbul

1979   Boğaziçi University, Istanbul

1973   Anadolu Kulübü, Istanbul




2005   Artists from FMV Işık High-School, Gallery Işık, Istanbul

2005   Artists from Boğaziçi University, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul

1998    Boğaziçi University Alumni Association, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul


2012    Art Bosphorus Art Fair, Istanbul

2010   Notes from Life, Art Bosphorus Art Fair, Gallery Selvin, Istanbul

2005  Art Istanbul Art Fair, Istanbul

2004  Art Istanbul Art Fair, Istanbul

1999   Istanbul Art Fair, Cumalı Art Gallery, Istanbul

1997    Art Istanbul Art Fair, Istanbul

1982    Art Istanbul Art Fair, Istanbul