Exhibition Dates: 23.05.2019 – 24.06.2019

Artists: Melis Cantürk, Tevfik Altan Doyran, Buğra Göksu, Egemen Tuncer


9th Istanbul Rotary Art Competition and Award Exhibition comprises of works produced by four artists using various techniques. The exhibited artists were selected from 573 applicants and each were evaluated by the selection committee consisting of Başak Şenova, Ayşe Umur, Can Elgiz, Gülsün Karamustafa, Işın Önol, M. Özalp Birol, Nihat Karaköse. While 16 artists’ works were published in the exhibition catalogue, an additional number of 4 artists are being exhibited at the Elgiz Museum until June 24.


Following the Rotary Art Prize award ceremony, Melis Cantürk, Egemen Tuncer and Buğra Göksu won the achievement award and the oppurtunity to participate in the workshop series at the Nesin Foundation. Altan Doyran won the first prize and the right to attend the Villa Romana Florance Artist Residency Programme.


Istanbul Rotary Association organizes the Istanbul Rotary Art Award Competition since 2011 to support the carriers and educations of young artists and to contribute to Turkey’s improvement in the field of art.