ABOUT

Born in Ankara, Turkey, 1994

Lives in Bodrum, Turkey

 

 

Başak Çolak studied in English Language and Literature Department at Hacettepe University. Worked as a translator, content editor, and teacher in Ankara. Then she started as a freelance illustrator, did commission work, and moved to Bodrum to study painting at MSKU Bodrum Faculty of Fine Arts. Her works have been shown in Bodrum, Bolu, Ayvalık, and recently in Dalyan. 

 

EDUCATION

2012-2018 MA Hacettepe University- English Language and Literature

2019-2020 Nevart Academy of Fine Arts- Basic Art and Design

2020-2024 MA Mugla Sıtkı Kocman University- Painting

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2020, “Z” Raporu I Group  Show, 6+1 Studio, Ankara

2022, Abant Izzet Baysal University, 2nd Student Painting Competition Show, Bolu

2023, gri alan, Spring Selection II, Ayvalık, Balıkesir

2023, Eskipazar, “Harmony” Group Show, Dalyan, Mugla

2023, Sıtkı Davut Kocman 2nd National Painting Competition Show, Mugla

2024, A.R.C Year Show II, Ambidexter, Istanbul

2024, “While Waiting for Spring”, Galeri Deniz, Istanbul

 

GROUP PROJECTS

2022, International Museum Day Project, Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology, Bodrum

2022, Mural Painting Project, Mugla Sıtkı Kocman University, Mugla

 

RESIDENCIES

2023, A.R.C. Cappadocia, Turkey