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VEDAT CAN

 

Can graduated from the Department of Arts and Crafts at the Gazi Education Institute. He finished his studies at the State Language School in 1975. He began to work in the Department of Arts and crafts at the Gazi Education Institute in 1978. After the institution was renamed the Gazi Teacher Training School, he worked as an administrator at this institution in 1981 and 1982. He then joined the the teaching staff of the Department of Painting in the Faculty of Education at Gazi University in 1982. After receiving his undergraduate and graduate degrees, he was promoted to faculty member in the Depatment of Painting. He has held 15 solo exhibitions, and has received 5 awards. After retiring from the same institution in 1999, he has been performing his art in Ankara.


Vedat Can held his first solo exhibition at Gallery Z in Ankara in 1983, and took part in Contemporary Turkish Art exhibitions organized abroad by the Ministry of Culture.


His landscape paintings are the product of an approach that makes use of visual means of acrylic paint to create a porous texture through a special technique. He died November 2018.


PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS

1984 Galeri Z, Ankara
1985 Sanatyapım, Ankara
1986 Sanatyapım, Ankara
1988 Vakıf ban k, An kara
1988 Doku Sanat Galerisi, Ankara

1992 Şekerbank Sanat Galerisi, Ankara

1992 Palet Sanat Galerisi, Eskişehir
1994 Başak Sigorta Sanat Galerisi, Ankara
1995 Halk Kütüphanesi, Akşehir
1998 Doku Sanat Galerisi, Ankara
1999 Mıknatıs Sanat Galerisi, Ankara
2001 Galeri Soyut, Ankara
2003 Zerdüşt Sanat Galerisi, Ankara

2003 Doku Sanat Galerisi, Ankara

ABROAD EXHIBITIONS

1972 Uluslararası lbizagrafic-72, İspanya
1982 Çağdaş Türk Resmi, Kuveyt
1983 Çağdaş Türk Resmi, Avrupa Ülkeleri
1986 Çağdaş Türk Resmi, Macaristan
1990 Çağdaş Türk Resmi, Çin
1992 Çağdaş Türk Resmi, Kuveyt, Kazakistan, Kırgızistan, Özbekistan,Türkmenistan