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Serhat Tanyolacar

 (813) 846-2692, serhat@mail.usf.edu


Education :           

2009 – 2012. MFA. University of South Florida.

2004 – 2009. BFA, Studio Art. Austin Peay State University.

1998 – 2002. Fine Arts. Bilkent University, Turkey.

Objective: As an artist, my intention is always to bring social awareness and possible social change through provocation and public dialogue by deploying my works strategically to engage viewers in critical inquiry of economic, social, and political issues.


Professional Experience :

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art / Grant Wood Fellow in Printmaking

University of Iowa

PRNT:3620:0001. Intermediate/Advanced Intaglio. Spring 2015

PRNT:6675:0001. Graduate Print Workshop. Fall 2014

Part Time Instructor – University of South Florida

ART2210 – Concepts and Practices (Foundations). Spring 2013 – Fall 2013

ART3460 – Drawing as Printmaking: Intaglio & Relief. – Spring 2014

ART6940 – Selected Topics in Art – Spring 2014

Part Time Instructor – Florida Institute of Technology

ART2790 – Art and Culture. Fall 2013

Part Time Instructor – University of Tampa

ART153-CB – Beginning Drawing. Fall 2012 – Fall 2013

ART153-CF – Beginning Drawing. Fall 2012 – Fall 2013

Lecturer(Part Time Instructor) – Brevard Community College

ARTC1200 – 2D Design. Spring 2013

ARTC1300 – Drawing 1. Fall 2012, Spring 2013

ARTC1500 – Painting 1. Fall 2012, Spring 2013

ARTC2553 – Acrylic Painting. Fall 2012, Spring 2013

ARTC2400 – Printmaking Survey. Fall 2012, Spring 2013

ARTC2701 – Beginning Sculpture. Fall 2012, Spring 2013

ARTC1501 – Advanced Painting. Fall 2012, Spring 2013

Lecturer – Florida Institute of Technology

Printmaking Survey. Fall 2012, Spring 2013

Drawing 1 & Figure Drawing. Spring 2013

Instructor of Record – University of South Florida

ART3460 – Drawing as Printmaking: Intaglio. Spring 2012

ART3461 – Experimental Printmaking. Fall 2011

ART3460 – Drawing as Printmaking: Intaglio. Spring 2011

ART3460 – Drawing as Printmaking: Intaglio. Fall 2010

Teaching Assistant, supervised by Bradlee Shanks

ART3461 – Drawing as Printmaking – Spring 2010

ART3458 – Monoprint – Fall 2009

Drawing instructor – Renk Gallery. Ankara, Turkey

Intermediate Drawing. 1999 – 2000

Conservation and restoration assistant

National Painting and Sculpture Museum. Ankara, Turkey. 2000

Computer animation, and stage design assistant

TRT (Turkish Radio Television Corporation). Ankara, Turkey. 1999

Teaching assistant to Prof. Ahmet Ozsalar

Beginning and Intermediate Drawing Classes. Fine Arts Department, Bilkent University. Ankara, Turkey. 1998 – 2000  

Art Studio Skills :Printmaking (intaglio, lithography, relief printmaking, screen printing, monoprint, experimental, digital, new technology(CNC, laser cutter); Drawing and Painting (oil and acrylic paint, wax based pencil, pastel, oil pastel, graphite, mix-media); Sculpture (carving-wood and stone, clay, metal-welding, mould-making, extended media), CNC router and Laser cutter applications

Computer Skills : IBM Compatible PCs running Microsoft Windows and Linux,  Mac OSX, Microsoft Office, 3ds Max, Adobe CC, Final Cut Pro X, Rhinoceros, Solidworks(novice)

Language English (excellent), Turkish (excellent)

References: “Available Upon Request”

Serhat Tanyolaçar’s Annotated List of Works:

Date - Title of the Work and Media - Exhibition Space.

November 11 - 13: Artist Talk and Workshop - Art and Politics. University of West Georgia.

Fall, 2015: Politics and Emerging Technologies in Printmaking. Maquoketa Art Experience.

April 23, 2015: Cedar Rapids Museum of Art: Grant Wood Art Colony Fellows Program.

April 2, 2015: Artist Talk: Activism and Radical Art. Okoboji Community Center.

March 21 – May 30, 2015: University of Iowa Art Department Faculty Show. Figge Art Museum.

March 20, 2015: Grant Wood Fellowship, Shop Talk. University of Iowa.

February 04 – March 12, 2015: Elveda (Farewell). Public Performances in multiple states of America as well as metropolitan areas of The Republic of Turkey along with the public display of 21 Large Scale Miniatures, made by combination printmaking.

February 14, 2015: Artist Talk: Fear of Art. Kirkwood Community College.

February 12 – 13, 2015: The Fear of Art: 32nd Social Research Conference: Pentacrest Installation’s inclusion. The New School in New York City.

August – November 2014: Mid America Print Council. Relief/engraving/embossment prints at MAPC Members Exhibition. Detroit, MI.

September – November 2014: Selected Prints. Hands Up, Don’t Shoot: Artists Respond. St. Louis, MO

-10TH Street Gallery.

-St. Louis Community College. Florissant Valley Gallery.

September 2014: Gravures in a New Perspective. Gallery Siyah Beyaz. Ankara, Turkey.

September 12, 2014: PechaKucha – Art and Politics. USF Contemporary Art Museum.

June 2013 – July 2013: Arzuhalci (Public Scribe): Public Performance in Ankara, Turkey.

July 2013: 4 minutes and 20 seconds of Ritual, 4 minutes and 20 seconds at US 90 - after Gezi Park: Performance. Ankara, Turkey.

June 2013: Democracy Trip: Public Performance during Flight from Florida to Istanbul, Turkey.

March 2013: Remembering the Magnificients: Performance. Tampa, FL.

November 2012: Faculty Exhibition. University of Tampa. Tampa, FL.

October 2012: Faculty Exhibition. Brevard Community College. Melbourne, FL.

March 01, 2012 – May 01, 2012: HATCH: Installation and printmaking. USF Contemporary Art Museum. Tampa, FL.

October - November 2011: My Right Arm, the women and the children: Sculpture – “4 Perceptions, 4 Generations”. The Austin Peay Downtown Gallery, Clarksville TN. Media recognition. 

September 11 – November 2011: Kiss: Sculpture – 9/11 Art Exhibition: “Witness – A Look Back to the Future”. City University of New York, NY. Media recognition.

February 11, 2011: Mutual Dialogue: Performance. Park 51(Muslim Community Centre) and The Ground Zero Site. New York, NY. New York Foundation for the Arts – Recognition.

October 26, 2010: In Their Shoes: Performance. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and The Washington Monument. Washington, DC.

April 10 – May 30, 2010: Conscious Objection: Multimedia Installation. Freedom Tower. Miami, FL.

Fall 2010: Published Article on The Visual Artbeat Magazine. P.38 - 41

June 9 – September 30, 2010: Denationalization: Installation. Appleton Museum of Art Installation Biennial. Ocala, FL.

April 2010: Autism Interventions: Performance. Public Places in Tampa, FL.

October 10, 2009: White Covering: Performance. Marshall Centre. Tampa, FL.

August – September 2009: Sculptures. Oliver Gallery. Tampa, FL.

August 2009: Graphite Drawings. Marshall Centre Gallery. Tampa, FL

March 2008: Millennium Story: Multi-media installation. Clarksville, TN.

March 2008 – Scarification Series: Printmaking. Downtown Artists Co-op Gallery. Clarksville, TN.

February 2008 – Gone: Drawing. Downtown Artists Co-op Gallery. Clarksville, TN.

March 20 – 30, 2004 – Counter: Installation. Austin Peay State University. Clarksville, TN.

2004 – G7: Sculpture. Austin Peay State University. Clarksville, TN.

2004 – Warehouse: Painting. Downtown Artist Co-Op. Clarksville, TN.

2003 – Paintings and wax based pencil drawings. Madison Art Center. Nashville, TN.

2003 – Paintings and wax based pencil drawings. Memphis College of Art. Memphis, TN.

2003 – Paintings and wax based pencil drawings. University of Memphis. Memphis, TN.

2002 – New Gravures: Intaglio Prints. Renk Gallery. Ankara, Turkey.

2002 – Selected Prints. Galeri Soyut. Istanbul, Turkey.

2002 – Oil paintings. Renk Galeri. Ankara, Turkey.

2002 – Untitled: Sculpture with raw red clay and snow. Ankara, Turkey.

2002 – Could You Wait Please? : Installation. Public bus stops, Ankara, Turkey.

2002 – Object Alienation: Performance. Ankara, Turkey.

2001 – Box Life: Installation. Bilkent University. Ankara, Turkey.

2000 – Yourself: Installation. Bilkent University. Ankara, Turkey.

2000 – Selected Paintings. Bilkent University Library Gallery.

2000 – Referential Dimension: Kinetic Sculpture. Ankara, Turkey.

1999 – Selected Gravures. Galeri Yalin. Ankara, Turkey.

Grants and Scholarships:

2014 – Grant Wood Fellowship in Printmaking. 2014-2015. Iowa

2011 – Hope Rietschlin Scholarship. USF College of The Arts, Department Grant

2010 – USF College of The Arts, Department Grant

1998-2002 – Bilkent University, Fine Arts Department, Full Scholarship

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