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BIOGRAPHY

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.

  

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2022    Hayalet Şiddet, Izmır Art Gallery, Izmir, Turkey

2022    Hayalet Şiddet, Galeri A, Izmir Turkey

2021    In the Void, Gallery Işık, Istanbul, Turkey

2020    Price, 44 A Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

2019    Damage, ATONAL 9 Solo, Barın Han, Istanbul, Turkey

2014    Okyanus, Sanatçı Atölyesi, Istanbul, Turkey

2013   Varoluş Şifreleri, Gallery Işık, Istanbul, Turkey

2012   Yaşam Sözleşmeleri, Nurol Art Gallery, Bodrum, Turkey

2012    İmgeler Atlası, Ekavart Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

2010    Blue Monday, Les Ottomans, Istanbul, Turkey

2010   Yaşamdan Notlar II, Gallery Selvin, Istanbul, Turkey

2001    Gallery Selvin, Ankara, Turkey

2000    Coşku Art Gallery, Izmir, Turkey

1996    Cumalı Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

1995    Cumalı Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

1994    Cumalı Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

1993    Cumalı Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

1992    Cumalı Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

1990    Cumalı Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

1989    Cumalı Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

1980    Hobi Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

1979    Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

1973    Anadolu Club, Istanbul, Turkey

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019    Damage, ATONAL 9 Solo, Barın Han, Istanbul, Turkey

2005    FMV Yolu Işıktan Geçenler Sergisi, Gallery Işık, Istanbul, Turkey

2005    Boğaziçili Sanatçılar Sergisi, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

1998    Boğaziçi Mezunlar Derneği Sergisi, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey
1993    İ.Y.İ.K 50. Yıl Sergisi, Istanbul, Turkey

FAIRS

2012    Art Bosphorus Art Fair, Istanbul, Turkey

2010   Yaşamdan Notlar, Art Bosphorus Art Fair, Gallery Selvin, Istanbul, Turkey

2005    Istanbul Art Fair, Istanbul, Turkey

2004    Istanbul Art Fair, Istanbul, Turkey

1999    Istanbul Art Fair, Cumalı Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

1997    Istanbul Art Fair, Istanbul, Turkey

1982    Istanbul Art Fair, Istanbul, Turkey