SIBEL KOCABASI

 

  sibelkocabasi@gmail.com

 

 

  EDUCATION

 

  2002- 2005   Masters of Fine Arts in Painting, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida

  1991-1996        Bachelor of Fine Arts in Rug-Kilim design in Turkish Traditional Arts,

                             Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts, Istanbul, Turkey                                                                                                                    

  1982-1984       Undergraduate Studies in Manuscript Illumination design, Mimar Sinan University Faculty of Fine Arts     

                              Istanbul, Turkey

  1980-1982       Undergraduate Studies, Turkish Traditional Embroidery Design and Painting, Istanbul, Turkey

 

  SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  2019     Embrace; Caldas Da Rainha, Portugal

  2019     The Invisibles; Palm Beach State College, Eissey Campus, Palm Beach Gardens,  Florida

  2017     We Look Like Each Other; FAR Contemporary Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  2016     The Ugly Birds; at the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth, Florida

  2007    Governor’s Club, West Palm Beach, Florida

  2006    Florida Atlantic University Jupiter Campus, Library Gallery, Jupiter, Florida

                 1001 Night Tales; Greenfield Gallery, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida

  2004    Recent Paintings; Schmidt Galleries, Public Space at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida

 

  SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  2019      Ripped From The Headlines; Fat Village Projects, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 

                 Conceptualism; Box Gallery, West Palm Beach, Florida

  2018     Outside the Box: “Plasticberg - on Water” Installation Project, Whitespace, Mordes Collection, WPB, FL

                 Fold; International Museum of Art and Science, McAllen, Texas

  2017     Waste Not; “Plasrticbergs” Installation Project, Palm Beach State College, PGA, FL  

                Opposing Futures, “Throw Away Culture” Installation Project, Fat Village, Fort Lauderdale, FL

  2016     Wrestling The Snake; “Asylum Seeker” Installation Project, Fat Village Art District, Fort Lauderdale, FL     

                 Art Palm Beach; Contemporary Art Fair, represented with JF Gallery, West Palm Beach, Florida

                Box Gallery Grand opening, West Palm Beach, FL

  2015     7th All Media-Juried Biennial; Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, Florida

               Artistically Speaking; at the Cornell Museum, Delray Florida

                 Artists of Art Salon; A Collective Dialogue; Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida

                 Art Palm Beach; Contemporary Art Fair, represented with JF Gallery, West Palm Beach, Florida 

  2014     Animal Exhibition; Cultural Council Palm Beach County, Lake Worth, Florida

  2013     Margot Stein Gallery, Lake Worth, Florida  

                The Invisible Horde; Unit 1, Lake Worth, Florida

  2012     Cultural Council Palm Beach County, Lake Worth, Florida

                This and That; Unconventional Selections from the permanent collection, Miami, Florida

 2011       South Florida Cultural Consortium Exhibition;

                The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, Miami, Florida

                 Add Juncture & Nannette Cherry; 1310 Gallery, Curated by Lisa Rockford, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

 2010      A Terrible Beauty; Artformz Alternative, Miami, Florida

                 Twice Upon A Time; PBSC Eissey Campus Gallery, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

                 New Art; Juried by, Fredric Snitzer, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida

                 Contempo; Lighthouse Art Center, Jupiter, Florida                                                                                                             

                 SST; Mary Woerner Fine Art, West Palm Beach, Florida

  2009    Visual Conceits; Fantasy or Reality, Juried By Bernice Steinbaum,  Armory Art Center, WPB, Florida                                                                     Money Makes Art; Artformz Alternative, Miami, Florida        

                 Hotter Than A Match Head; Artformz Alternative, Miami, Florida

                 Welcome; Artformz Alternative, Miami, Florida

                 EroticaXdeux; Gallery 1608, West Palm Beach, Florida

                 New Works; PBCC Faculty Exhibition, Eissey Campus, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

                 Dilettantes, Dandies, and Divas; Portrait Exhibition, Sarah Gavlak Gallery, West Palm Beach, Florida

  2008    Artists with Attitude; Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida

                 Palm Beach Currents; Survey of Contemporary Art in Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach, Florida

                 Second Palm Beach Biennale; Sarah Gavlak, West Palm Beach, FL

                 Armory Art Centers Annual Faculty Exhibition, Present Global Art Gallery, West Palm Beach, Florida

  2007    Undertow; 29 South Florida Artists Exhibition,

                The Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts, Istanbul, Turkey

  2006   Mix Works; Lake Park, Florida

                10th International Cairo Biennale; Cairo, Egypt

                Tastes&Tongues; Food Cultural Museum, Miami, Florida

                First Palm Beach Biennale; Sarah Gavlak, West Palm Beach, Florida

                From Private Walls; Light House Art Center,  Jupiter, Florida

                Miami Draws You; Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan  

  2005   Process/Progression; Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, Florida

                MFA Graduate Exhibition; Istanbul-Westanbul,

                Schmidt Gallery Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida

  2004   Trucks for Truth; Miami Art Basel, Miami, Florida

  2003   Abstract Expressionism3; Jeannette Hare Art Gallery, Northwood University, Florida

                Downsize; A Brief Exhibition of Diminutive Art Work, Lake Worth, Florida

                Art Ensemble; Graduate Painting Studios, FAU, Boca Raton, Florida

                Love, Lost, Excess, and Indulgence; FAU, Boca Raton, Florida

 

   CURATED PROJECTS

 

  2016     Woman: Untitled, Co-Curated at the Palm Beach Cultural Council, Lake Worth, Florida             

  2012     Outside The Box 1, Conceived and curated Landscape Installation exhibition, Whitespace, Mordes Collection, WPB, FL                        2011      MidSummer Pop Up, 18 contemporary artists exhibited in an alternative space, PGA, Florida          

  2009   Open Air, 22 emerging artists, exhibited mixed-media installations in Lake Worth, Florida

  2008   Ceyiz Makal, Turkish Photography Exhibition, Present Global Art Gallery, WPB, Florida

  2007    Undertow, A Survey of South Florida Contemporary Art;

                 29 Artist Exhibited at The Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts, Istanbul, Turkey    

 

  AWARDS AND ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE

 

  2010     South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship for Visual and Media Artist $15.000, Palm Beach, Florida  

  2010     1st Place, “Contempo” Lighthouse Art Center, Jupiter, Florida

  2009    Award of Merit, Armory Art Center Faculty Exhibition, West Palm Beach, Florida

  2006    Hector Ubertalli Award, $2.600 Palm Beach, Florida

  2005    Armory Art Center, Artist-in-Residence,  West Palm Beach, Florida

 

  LECTURES/PANELS

  

  2019      Boca Raton Museum Of Art, "Multimedia" Artist Talk

  2019      Art Salon Presentation, Armory Art Center, West Palm, Beach Florida

  2017      FAR Contemporary Gallery, Artist Talk, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  2016      Conversation Piece: Art and Activism: Can We Fix, Bailey Contemporary Arts, Pompano, Florida

  2012      Artist Presentation, Jupiter Light House, Jupiter, Florida

  2012      Women and Culture Art Salon, Armory Art Center, West Palm, Beach Florida

  2006    Artist Presentation, Armory Art Center, West Palm, Beach Florida

 

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Sibel 
Kocabasi