Floating Tales

Lately, I have been noticing that I seek simplicity and minimalism in my life, in rooms, in my art, my relationships; similar to the Japanese concept of Shibui in away..     This fall, my daughter Belisa Alptekin and I founded Floating Tales Designs. We make cards and prints with minimalist designs to inspire simple and meaningful lives. Drawing on […]

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House of Serein

When a dream comes true….. To create a community place where artists, writers, poets, and other passionate people can exchange ideas and build connections has been in my thoughts for a long time. This fall when the geese were about to return, this dream came through.. I founded “House of Serein”  House of Serein is located in a spacious […]

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Semblance: Sculptural Metal Dresses

    Semblance: Sculptural Metal Dresses by Belgin Yücelen Opens at the Customs House Museum, Clarksville, TN. Sculptural Garments Portraying a Past Culture’s Sophistication in a Contemporary Form Exhibition: Semblance: Sculptural Metal Dresses by Belgin Yücelen Venue: Customs House Museum, 200 S 2nd St, Clarksville, TN 37040 Location: Jostons Gallery Dates: November 5th, 2019 and […]

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From Ancient to Now

  From Ancient to Now: Sculpture and Works on Paper by Belgin Yücelen Opens at BoxHeart Gallery  Stories Lost in a Time Between Ancient and Now and a Place Between Middle East and West. Exhibition: From Ancient to Now:  Sculpture and Works on Paper by Belgin Yücelen Venue: BoxHeart Gallery, 4523 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh PA […]

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WHAT WILL BE LEFT?

What is the Project? “What will be left?” is a series of installations on climate change and a variety of social issues such as the replacement of the traditional ways of communication by technology mediated human-to-human interaction.  I would like to display this series in public platforms to raise awareness. My intent is to urge […]

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Art of Data

Boulder Library, Dec 14, 2018 – Feb 3, 2019   The “Art of Data” exhibition features local artists who used the City of Boulder’s Open Data Catalog and other public data sources as inspiration for their artwork.  The vision behind the exhibition was to encourage community members to use the City of Boulder’s data in […]

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Clothes from the Past – A Solo Exhibition at Artspace

Helena Davis Gallery, Artspace, Richmond, VA, July 27 – August 19, 2018 Blog Post on Clothes from the Past         This film was recorded during the artist talk I gave at the Helena Davis Gallery during the opening reception. “Clothes from the Past” exhibit is the outcome of a desire to rekindle the […]

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Identity Spectrum – A Group Exhibition on Personal Identity

Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA, May 4 – August 5, 2018     “Identity Spectrum” is a juried exhibition in the Lobby Gallery and Vault at the Susquehanna Art Museum. As one of the fundamental aspects of personal identity, gender has been examined by artists throughout history. Society is experiencing the increased politicization of identity […]

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Edge of Excess – A Group Exhibition on Obsessions

Foundry Art Center, Saint Charles, MO, May 11 – June 22, 2018     This all-media exhibition asks artists to dig into true passion – when the significance of a subject becomes immersive. Obsession can take many forms.  Collections and intense repetition are common examples of how a single object made multiple is physical manifestation […]

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Artivism – A Group Exhibition on Positive Change in Society

Pollak Gallery, Monmouth University, NJ, April 1-May 31, 2018     Artivism involves an entire practice that attempts to inspire positive change in society. This juried exhibition features works of art that employ spectacle, symbolism and collective participation to fight for issues of social justice including racial discrimination, gender equality, fair labor practices, human rights […]

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