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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Clothes from the Past – A Historical Garment Installation

Lakeside Legacy Foundation, Dole Mansion, IL, March, 2017         “”Clothes from the Past” exhibit presented at the Dole Mansion in Illinois, showcases a series of sculptural dresses referencing to the historical past. Yücelen, being a Turkish-American, is inspired by her cultural history and creates these dresses as a reference to the clothing […]

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Ethereal Shoes – An Installation of Sculptural Shoes

Lakeside Legacy Foundation, Dole Mansion, IL, March, 2017       “Ethereal Shoes” is an installation of sculptural shoes climbing towards a window. This exhibit is an attempt to rewrite a short section of the history of Turkish shoes. I used patterns similar to shoes worn during the 19th and 20th Century Ottoman Empire and added imaginary […]

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My Solo Exhibition “Clothes from the Past” at artspace

My solo exhibition, “Clothes from the Past” at the Helena Davis Gallery, Artspace in Richmond was a great opportunity for me to reach out to the East Coast with my historical dresses. I also gave a talk at the opening of my solo exhibition “Clothes from the Past” at the Helena Davis Gallery in artspace in Richmond, VA. This was a great opportunity for […]

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