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Thursday, April 12, 2007

Güvenc Güven (b.1958)

(b 1958) Turkish calligrapher. Güvenç Güven was born in 1958. He took part in various restoration projects such as Edirne Selimiye Mosque (1983 - 1985) and Istanbul Sultan Ahmet Mosque (1986 - 1988). He was also an instructor of hand-drawn art. He has been working as a restorer in various projects since 1988. He took calligraphy lessons from Mahmut Öncü who was an instructor in Mimar Sinan University. He was also trained by Tahsin Aykutalp in drawing. He took glazed tile lessons from Faik Kırımlı in 1995. Afterwards, he established his own workshop. His works can be found in various collections, museums etc. both in Turkey and abroad. The artist established many solo exhibitons. He also participated in very many group exhibitions.


2006 The First International Crafts Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
2006 Ayasofya Museum
2005 Vakıfbank General Management Art Gallery, Istanbul
2004 Milli Piyango Art Gallery, Ankara
2004 Eminönü Municipality Cultur Center
2004 Eyüp Symposium
2003 Mevlana Museum, Konya
2003 Tekel Art Gallery
2002 International Islamic Art Exhibition, Iran, Isfahan
1998 Pencil on Wood and 16th century İznik Tile Exhibition
1990 Antique and Art Fair, Swiss Otel
1990 Press Museum Art Gallery
1988 Beyoğlu Municipality Art Gallery
1991 Konya Dostlar Group Exhibition
1989 YKB Beyoglu Gallery, Istanbul

Güvenç Güven
Defterdar Cad. No:10 Kat:2 Eyüp, İstanbul
Phone : +90 212-612 1615 - Mobile : +90 532-503 4707

Text/Photograph© Güvenc Güven and

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