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AHMET ATAN

(1959, Kırkhan-Hatay)

 

Born in Kırıkhan (HATAY) Completed elementary, mid and high education in Kırıkhan. Graduated from Painting Branch of Bursa Education Institute. Completed undergraduate program in Painting Branch of Gazi University Education Faculty. Obtained Efiiciency in Art on Painting Branch Obtained the title of Assistant Professor. Obtained the diploma of Assoc. Prof. Obtained the title of Professor.

 

Worked as graphic designer for Turkish Republic Ministry of Health and for its subsidiary institutions. Worked as Painting and History of Art Teacher for Diyarbakır High School. Appointed as expert of painting and calligraphy for Dicle University Education High School. 

 

GESAM Professional Association of Turkish Fine Art Work Owners Taught elective painting courses at Gazi University Technical Education Faculty. Appointed as instructor for Dicle University Education Faculty. Appointed as Deputy Head and Member of Board of Dicle University Education High School. Established Painting Education Branch of Dicle University Education Faculty, and appointed as Chairman. Established Dicle University Bedesten Art Gallery. Offered Painting courses at Diyarbakır State Arts Gallery. Executed General Finance Secretary position for Artists Union of Ankara.

 

Earned certificate of Model Areoplane Techer from the Turkish Air Foundation. Completed milary obligation. Obtained membership of GESAM (Professional Union of Turkish Fine Art Work Owners) Obtained membership of Federation of Professional Unions of Turkish Idea and Art Work Owners. Awarded with "Jury Special Awar" in the Ministry of National Education Competition of Painting. Appointed as member of selecting committee of State Fine Arts Gallery of Ministry of Culture.

 

Appointed as member of publication committee and secretary of Dicle University Education Faculty. Appointed as Vice President of Preservation Association of Ministry of Culture State Fine Arts Gallery. Published Dicle University Education Faculty "Journal of Art".Submitted talks on Art in local TV and radios.

 

Made field studies in museums, universities and libraries of Georgia. Made artistic investigations and researches in Iraq. Made artistic investigations and researches in Saudi Arabia. Made field studies in museums, universities and libraries of Azerbayjan, and opened an open air painting exhibition.

 

Made field studies in museums, universities and libraries of Nahcivan, and opened an open air painting exhibition. Made artistic investigations and researches in Syria. Made artistic investigations and researches in Jordan. Participated and submitted an essay to Cukurova University "Symposium for Plastic Arts in Turkey".

 

Participated with the title of Definer for the meetings hold in Gazi University on Reconstruction of Art Education in Turkey. Made artistic investigations and researches in Saudi Arabia. Appointed as member of jury for special ability exams organized by Student Selection and Placement Center (ÖSYM).

 

Participated and submitted an essay to "Turkish 1st International Remote Education Symposium". Started "Traditional Painting Competition" of State Water Works. Made decorative applications for TRT Gap TV. Participated to Machedonia Joint Exhibition. Took place in talks on art with artist Prof. Dinçer Erimaz on TRT GAP TV. Took place in talks on art with Former Minister of Culture Fikri Sağlar and Zahit Büyükişleyen from Hacettepe University Fine Arts Faculty on TRT GAP TV.

 

Started graduate program in Dicle University Social Sciences Institute, and became advisor for several thesis. Made field studies in museums, universities and libraries of Belgium (Brussels), and opened an open air painting exhibition. Made field studies in museums, universities and libraries of France. Awarded with Grand Prix of Turkish Republic Ministry of Culture 58th State Art and Sculpture Competition.

 

Participated and submitted an essay to "Diyarbakır Big Walls and Their Historical Value Symposium". Participated and submitted an essay to "Çanakkale 18 March University 1st National Symposium Art Education and Its Problems". Participated to Machedonia 2nd Joint Exhibition. Took place weekly in art talks on TRT Gap TV.Participated to Moldova Joint Exhibition (A joint organization by Turkish Republic Ministry of Culture and Moldovia Ministry of Culture). Participated and submitted an assay to Dokuz Eylül University "Contemporary Approaches Symposium in Teacher Education".

 

Participated with art works and submitted an essay to Isparta Süleyman Demirel University "International Turkish World Culture and Art Symposium and Art Activities".

 

Joined to Turk Ocagi Art Exhibition on Turkish World Artists. Published the article of "Freedom and Speciality" in Journal of Art. Participated and submitted an essay to Marmara University "1st National Fine Arts Education Symposium". His works admitted to Gazi University Museum of Art and Sculpture.

 

Participated to GESAM Joint Exhibition in Bulgaria. Participated to TÜRKSAV Joint Exhibition. Appointed as member of jury for 2nd Art and Ceramic Competion of TRT (Turkish Radio and Television Institute). Participated and submitted an essay to International Symposium on "Diyarbakır from Oguz to Ottoman".

 

Awarded with AKADER "Contribution to Turkish Culture and Art". Participated and submitted an essay to the symposium of Union of Private Schools on "Contemporary Approaches in Education". Participated and submitted an essay to Turkmenistan International "Sultan Sencer and His Period Symposium".

 

Participated and submitted an essay to Gazi University Vocational Education Faculty Symposium on "Child Development and Art".Taught courses in Dumlupınar University Fine Arts Faculty.Participated to TEKNOART 1 Poster Joint Exhibition.Participated to TEKNOART 2 Poster-Design Joint Exhibition.

 

Appointed as member of jury of Ministry of Education Ability Competion Based On Project. Took place in talks on art on TRT Int. TV. Performed live performance on Turkmeneli TV. Realized artistic activities in Albany (Tiran-İşkodra). Published Visual Painting Dictionary. Appointed as member of jury for 67th State Art and Sculpture Competition.Represented Turkey for 9th Turkish World Artists Gathering.

 

Presently serving as Head of Graphic Education Branch of Gazi University Vocational Education Faculty. "Award On Contribution To Turkish Culture and Art" AKADER, Diyarbakır. "Grand Prix", Turkish Republic Ministry of Culture 58th State Contribution for Painting and Sculpture, Ankara. "Jury Special Award" Painting Competition of Turkish Republic Ministry of Education, Ankara. Visual Painting Dictionary, ISBN: 975-9091-19-6, Asil Publication and Distribution, Ankara "The Place of Painting Education in Child Development" Essay, Symposium On Early Childhood Education, Gazi University Vocational Education Faculty "Educating Painting Teacher", Art Education Symposium, Gazi University, Ankara, p.81-89. "Art Education in the Age of Knowledge", 6th National Knowledge Age and Art Symposium, Hacettepe University, May 8-10, 2000, Beytepe-Ankara, p. 32-38.* Head of Graphic Education Branch of Gazi University Vocational Education Faculty Applied Arts Education Department* Member of Board, Dicle University Social Science Institute* Chairman of Fine Arts Education Department of Dicle University Ziya Gökalp Education Faculty *Head of Painting Branch of Dicle University Ziya Gökalp Education Faculty Fine Arts Education Department*

 

Member of Board of Faculty, Dicle University Ziya Gökalp Education Faculty *Member of Board, Deputy Manager, Dicle University Education High School* Deputy Head of Painting Branch of Dicle University Education FacultyEnergy and Natural Resources, General Directorates of State Water Works, Turkish Radio and Television GAP TV;

 

Students of Dicle University Education Faculty Fine Arts Education Department taken to the Dams of Ataturk, Kral Kizi, Dicle, Karakaya and Goksu, made them paint pictures in empressionist style, and succeeded them to join to the National Painting Competition, and exhibited in Diyarbakir and Ankara. Diyarbakir, AnkaraMarried, have three sons.

 

AWARDS 

 

2004 "Türk Kültür ve Sanatına Katkı Ödülü" AKADER- Diyarbakır,

1997 T.C. Kültür Bakanlığı, 58. Devlet Resim Heykel Yarışması, "Büyük Ödül", Ankara,

1987 T.C. Milli Eğitim Bakanlığı, Resim Yarışması, "Jüri Özel Ödülü", Ankara. 

 

ABROAD EXHIBITIONS 


2003 "Sosyolojik ve Hukuksal Boyutlarıyla Namus ve Töre Cinayetleri" Uluslararası Sempozyum, "kişisel sergi", Class Hotel - Diyarbakır,

1997 Happening, Açık Hava Sergisi - Paris, Brüksel

1993 Happening, Açık Hava Sergisi - Tiflis, Bakü, Nahçıvan.