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SUKRU ERDIREN
(Yozgat 1914 - Sile, 1991)

He completed his education in Military Academy. He was assigned various positions in Military after the school. He was brought to the studio as a chief by Sami Yetik that he worked near him during his education. He continued to GEE Department of Painting in 1950 and had a certificate of art teaching.

He had success while he was in America with his 'Green and Red" portrait in 1954. He was rewarded by; 12th DYO Exhibition (Mention) in 1978, Contemporary Istanbul Artists
1st Open Air Exhibition Prize in 1980.

The main subjects were portraits and historical compositions in his paintings that were reflecting classical-impression approach. He continued the art approach of the artists coming from military background.