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CURRICULUM VITAE

1977 Born in Istanbul, Turkey

Lives and works in Leiden, The Netherlands

EDUCATION

2010 MA Ceramic Design, Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent, UK

2008 Foundation Studies in Art and Design, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, USA

2000 BA Media Arts, Emerson College, Boston, USA

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Staatliche Kunstammlungen Dresden, Dresden, Germany

Museen der Stadt Landshut – Rudolf Strasser Collection, Landshut, Germany

Presidential Art Collection, Ankara, Turkey

SOLO SHOWS

2016 Puls Contemporary Ceramics, Brussels, Belgium

2015 Inside Out, Brutto Gusto Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany

2013 Ipek Kotan: New Works, Beaux Arts Gallery, Bath, England

2011 Ausstellung Nr. 19: Ipek Kotan, Galerie Bollhorst, Freiburg, Germany

COMMISSIONS

2019 Cartier, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

2013 Presidential Art Collection, Ankara, Turkey

2012 Barneys New York, New York, USA

ONGOING REPRESENTATION

2019 Adrian Sassoon, London, England

2019 Bronze No:5, Istanbul, Turkey

SELECTED PAST EXHIBITIONS AND REPRESENTATION

2019 Decorex, London, England

2019 Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2019 European Contemporary Craft Show, Kuwait City, Kuwait

2018 PAD London, represented by Adrian Sassoon, London, England

2018 Sogo Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan

2018 Masterpiece London, represented by Adrian Sassoon, London, England

2017 International Ceramics Competition, Mino, Japan

2017 M.17, Museum of Applied Arts, Frankfurt, Germany

2017 PAD London, represented by Adrian Sassoon, London, England

2017 Revelations, represented by swissCeramics, Paris, France

2016 Galerie Eva Maisch, Würzburg, Germany

2016 Contemporary Istanbul, represented by ECNP Galeri, Istanbul, Turkey

2016 European Ceramics and Glass Triennial, Mons, Belgium

2016 Modern Classics, Westerwald Museum, Höhr-Grenzhausen, Germany

2016 Decorex, London, England

2016 KunstRAI - Art Amsterdam, represented by Annelien Kers Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2016 Ceramic Art London, Central Saint Martins, London, England

2015 Neue Raüme, represented by Formforum, Zurich, Switzerland

2015 Craft and Makers, Galerie Johanssen, Berlin, Germany

2015 15 Years, 2000 – 2015, Galerie Franz Epple, Tuerkheim, Germany

2015 Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art, London, England

2014 SOFA Chicago, represented by Armaggan Gallery, Chicago, USA

2014 Vase, Vessel, Void, Oliver Sears Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2014 Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art, London, England

2013 Parcours Céramique Carougeois, Carouge, Switzerland

2013 Mechtild Lobish, Ipek Kotan & Thomas Bohle, Galerie Franz Epple, Tuerkheim, Germany

2013 Hand Made, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands

2013 Ceramic Inspirations, Bavarian State Archeological Museum, Munich, Germany

2013 Modern Masters, Galerie Handwerk, Munich, Germany

2013 In the Window, Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool, England

2012 Contemporary Craft & Design, Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London, England

2012 SOFA Chicago, represented by Armaggan Gallery, Chicago, USA

2012 Grassimesse, Grassi Museum, Leipzig, Germany

2012 International Turned Wood & Ceramics, Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London, England

2011 Vierundzwanzig zwoelf, Galerie Eva Maisch, Wuerzburg, Germany

2009 British Ceramics Biennial, Stoke-on-Trent, England

AWARDS AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

2017 Mino International Ceramic Competition, finalist, Mino, Japan

2017 Westerwald Ceramics Museum, Modern Classics Competition, finalist, Westerwald Germany

2014 Turkish Cultural Foundation, Cultural Exchange Fellowship, Washington D.C., USA

2016 Turkish Cultural Foundation, Cultural Exchange Fellowship, Washington D.C., USA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016 Resident Artist, European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC), Oisterwijk, Netherlands

2015 Resident Artist, European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC), Oisterwijk, Netherlands

2014 Resident Artist, Fondation Bruckner, Geneva, Switzerland

2013 Resident Artist, European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC), 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

2008 Teacher’s Assistant, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2017 New Ceramics “Pure Vessel: on ceramist Ipek Kotan”, Germany, September-October, p. 32-34

2017 Harper’s Bazaar Arabia Interiors “The Urge to Create”, United Arab Emirates, March, p. 48-49

2016 All Decor “Zamandan Bagimsiz Isler”, Turkey, September-October, p. 168-169

2016 Talking Ceramics by Monika Auch. The Netherlands, June 2016, p. 150-153

2015 Art Aurea “The Beauty Inside”, Germany, winter, p. 38-45

2015 Cfile Online “Ipek Kotan: Mining Gold”, Crowe, Justin. Garth Clark. 6 August 2015. Web.

2014 Ceramic Review “The Beauty of the Bowl”, Lokau, Walter H. UK, July-August, p. 30-35

2014 Elle Decoration “Yeni Sanat”, Turkey, June-July, p. 226

2013 Artam Global Art & Design “Roportaj”, Turkey, March-April, p. 118, 121

2012 Artam Global Art & Design “Sanat Pazari”, Turkey, November-December, p. 54

2012 Harper’s Bazaar Interiors “Editor’s Choice”, United Arab Emirates, May-June, p.25

2012 Elle Decoration “Yasam Now”, Turkey, April, p.114

2012 House Beautiful “Rafinelik Duygusu”, Turkey, April, p. 96, p. 98, p. 100

2011 Maison Francaise “Icimdekileri Seramigin Diliyle Anlatiyorum”, Turkey, April, p. 92-93