Biography / Meet The Artists

Pınar Baklan

After graduating from the Ceramics Department at Fine Arts Faculty, Hacettepe University with an honors degree, she studied master’s program at the same department and completed it in 2011. In 2012, she started her Ph.D. in ceramics at Fine Arts Institute at Hacettepe University and became a Doctor by completing the Ph.D. study in 2018. Participating in lots of group exhibitions and symposiums at international and national mediums she opened her first solo exhibition in Kayseri Orta Anadolu Demir Karamancı Convention Center in February of 2013. Her second solo exhibition was opened in Ankara Nurol Art Gallery, Turkey in January of 2015. Her last solo show was opened in İzmir İşsanat Gallery between 26th January and 26th February 2016. She received nine awards, one of which is a research scholarship allocated for a three-month period by the Polish Government in April 2013. She was invited to many international art symposiums and artist residencies and became a participant in international art events in different countries in the world. In 2009, she started to work as a research assistant at Ceramics and Glass Design Department at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Erciyes University and has been working as a lecturer at the same department at Erciyes University, since 2012. She currently keeps going to experience working with ceramic material.