CURRICULUM VITAE

CURRICULUM VITAE

BELGIN YUCELEN

Belgin Yucelen is a sculptor, an installation artist and a printmaker. She studied sculpture at the Florence Accademia D’Arte in Florence, University of Colorado Boulder, Art Students League of Denver and Scottsdale Art School.   Her work has been represented in private collections and exhibitions.

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2020       Clothes from the Past at the Customs House Museum, Clarksville, TN, Nov 2019-Jan 2020 

2019       Shifts in Time at the BoxHeart Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, May-June

2018       Clothes from the Past at the Helena Davis Gallery, Artspace, Richmond, VA, July–Aug

2017       Sole Purpose: The Shoe at the Arts/Harmony Hall, Fort Washington, MD, Oct-Dec

               7th Solo Art Series Art Competition at the Light Space & Time Art Gallery, Oct–Nov

               Installation: For Children who will Never be Able to Fly a Kite, fundraiser for the famine in Africa, June, 2017

               Clothes from the Past: Installation at the Lakeside Legacy Foundation (LLF), Dole Mansion, IL, March

               Ethereal Shoes: Installation at the LLF, Dole Mansion, IL, March

               Floating Children: Installatin in collaboration with photojournalist Brian Rutter at the LLF, IL, March

               Words: Installation and Audio Show at the Lakeside Legacy Foundation, Dole Mansion, IL, March

2016       Journey of a Thousand Years at the Memorial Hall Galleries, Chadron, NE, February – March

2015       Journey of a Thousand Years at the CACE Gallery of Fine Art, Fort Morgan, CO, Oct-Nov      

2014       A Journey in Bronze at the Smith Klein Gallery, Boulder, CO, March-April

2012       Solo Show at the Consortium816 Gallery, Denver, CO, Aug

2004       Denver Performance Arts Complex, Denver, CO

               Swallow Hill Art Gallery, Denver, CO

2002       Quiet Memories of Life at UC Denver, CO

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018       Art of Data in the Canyon Gallery at Boulder Library, CO, Dec – Feb

                   Identity Spectrum at Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA, May – Aug

               Edge of Excess II, Foundry Art Center, Saint Charles, MO, May – June

               Artivism at Pollak Gallery, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ, April – May

2017       INTERSTATE exhibition at the Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Central Washington University, WA, Nov 

               Metamorphosis Show by the Women’s Caucus for Art at the Core New Art Space, Denver, CO, Oct–Nov

               6th Annual Juried International Exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art at the Irving Arts Center, TX, Oct-Nov

               Paradox Show at the Spark Gallery, Denver, CO, Aug-Sept

               BARED Exhibit at the Ground Floor Gallery, Nashville, TN, Aug

               Artful Fashion National Exhibition at the Allegany Arts Council, May

2016       83 Annual Awards Exhibition at Brookgreen Gardens, SC, Aug-Oct

               Off the Wall at the Maryland Federation of Art Summer Annex, Annapolis, MD, June-July

               State of Unions at the Core Annex Gallery, Denver, CO, May-June

               Art 7/24 at Armaggan Galeries, Istanbul, Turkey, January – March

2015       Through Her Eyes at the Lacuna Galleries, Santa Fe, NM, May

               8th Annual Human Form in Art Show at the Hilliard Gallery, Kansas City, MO, April-May

               Creativity Inside the Box at the Loveland Public Library Galleria, Loveland, CO, April-June

               The Crow Show at The Studio Door, San Diego, CA, Feb

               The 14th Annual Art Inter/National at Box Heart Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, Jan-March

2014       Open Studios, Boulder, Oct

2013       American Art Today: Figures at the Bunzl Gallery, Highlands, NC, September – Jan

               Show at the Bell Studio Gallery, Denver, CO, Jan

               Sculpture in the Park Show, Loveland, CO

2012       Sculpture in the Park Show, Loveland, CO, Aug

               Women’s Works at Woodstock, IL, March

               Expo 33 at the B.J. at the Spoke Gallery, New York, April             

               Istanbul Breeze, Turkish Contemporary Art at the Hilton-Asmus Gallery, Chicago, IL, Nov-Jan

               Own an Original Art Competition at the Littleton Museum, CO, Nov-Jan

               Boulder Art Resource Exhibition at the Boulder Public Library, CO, Jan-Feb

               Topeka Competition, Topeka, KS, Jan

               Body and Soul Exhibition at the Hilton-Asmus Gallery, Chicago, IL, Dec

               SOFA Chicago, Chicago, IL, Nov

               Show at the Elinoff Gallery, Telluride CO

               Sculpture in the Park Show, Loveland, CO

2011       Sculpture in the Park Show, Loveland, CO

               Art at the River Market, Little Rock, AR

               Voices VI: Perspectives of the Artistic Soul at the Rembrandt Yard Gallery, Boulder, CO, Jan

2010       Loveland Invitational Sculpture Show, Loveland, CO

               The Great Frame Up Artists Gallery, Longmont, CO

               Open Studios Fall Artist Tour, World Art Showcase, Boulder, CO

               Art at the River Market, Little Rock, AR

2009       Colorado Artists Guild Juried Exhibition at the Event Gallery, Denver, CO

               Loveland Invitational Sculpture Show, Loveland, CO

2008       Summer Art Market Sculpture Show, ASLD, Denver, CO

2007       Summer Art Market Sculpture Show, ASLD, Denver, CO

2006       Russian Art Gallery, Santa Fe, Group Exhibition, Denver, CO

2005       Summer Art Market Sculpture Show, ASLD, Denver, CO

2004       Power and Politics at the Art Students League of Denver, CO

               Art in Public Places at the Louisville Art Association, Louisville, CO

2003       Downtown Boulder Art Fair, Boulder, CO

               Group Exhibition: Colorado Arts Festival Curated Show, Denver, CO

               5th Annual Colorado Arts Festival, Denver, CO

               Group Exhibition: Art Association of Harrisburg Galleries, PA

               Group Exhibition: 5th Annual Colorado Arts Festival, Denver, CO

               Annual Juried Show at the Spark Gallery, Denver, CO

2002       Group Exhibition: Gallery Sovereign, Boulder, CO

Galleries

 Museums

  • Virtual Shoe Museum, The Hague, Netherlands

 Public Art
2010       Art on the Street 2010 Gallery, Lafayette, CO                                                          

2010       Art Advocacy Project, Loveland, CO

 Awards

  • 2018 Moon and Stars Project Grant by the American Turkish Society
  • “Floating Tales” print was featured as Silver Needle Press Visual-Art Contest winner. It will also be published in Silver Needle Press’s Fall 2018 journal issue.
  • 2018 Executive Level Fellow by the Clark Hulings Fund for the Business Accelerator Program
  • Elected as a Member of the National Sculpture Society (NSS)
  • 2017 Fellow by the Clark Hulings Fund for the Business Accelerator Program
  • 2018 Kristal Balta award by KALID Istanbul
  • Tending Space Fellowship for Artists by Hemera Foundation, 2017
  • Winner of the Expo 33 Competition 2014, New York
  • Gallery Choice Award, Women’s Works 2014, Woodstock, IL
  • 1st Place Award for Sculpture, 2009, Colorado Artists Guild Juried Exhibition, Event Gallery, Denver

Publications, Reviews and Lectures