The Exhibition of Turkish artist Emine Dilek Yalçın

On Monday, August 4th, 2014, an opening ceremony of the Art Exhibition of famous Turkish artist Emine Dilek Yalçın was held at IUS Art Gallery at the International University of Sarajevo (IUS). The exhibition titled was ''The Cage'' and its concept combines the ambient installation of cage through various forms of illumination that become visible to visitors. The exhibition was organized by Assist. Prof. Dr. Nermina Zildžo and Assist. Prof. Dr. Meliha Teparić, prominent academicians at ''Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design (VACD) at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS).

The Exhibition was attended by many distinguished guests, students and academics of the University. The Exhibition will be open from 4th to 18th of August, during which all interested visitors will have an opportunity to know more about with the work of this great artist, who decided to share its work with the Bosnian audience.

Emine Dilek Yalçın was born in Izmir, in 1967 and she graduated from the Painting Department of Fine Art Faculty, Dokuz Eylul University (Izmir, Turkey). She lived in Scotland and worked at 'Peacock Printmakers' Workshop and she participated in group exhibitions in Edinburgh, Dundee, Glasgow and Aberdeen.

She has many successful exhibitions such as:

  • Solo Exhibition (Diyarbakır "Gölgeler-Shadows" Dicle University Art Gallery)
  • Selected exhibitions: (Athina, Internatinal Painting Symposium Athina Art Fair) and (Cosstanza, gesam International Painting Exhibition, Art Muses Cosstanza).

In memory of this Exhibition, Emine Dilek Yalçın has decided to donate a one piece of her art work (The cage with Bosnian ornaments) to IUS which will expand the IUS Art Gallery collection.