Semra Ecer

Semra Ecer has an original voice in contemporary Turkish art. She brings an old-world sensuality to the modern world.In her art, it is inevitable to enjoy the beauty of the precious stones and diamonds along with the rustic simplicity of the hand forged precious metals.She also has classic, expressive, and highly stylized sculptures, jewels and objects.

Biography

Semra Ecer was born in Ankara in 1959. She graduated from Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts in 1983, and studied at the workshop of Ozdemir Altan during her education there. She completed her Master's degree in Painting at her alma mater.



She started her own business during her undergraduate years by setting up a studio to make stained glass designs. Later came objects and sculptures, all adding new dimensions to her artistic expression. Currently, Semra Ecer owns a design showroom in Istanbul and NYC.

Exhibitions

2017 JA New York New York, NY
2017 Handmade at Kew London
2017 Contemporary Istanbul Istanbul
2016 Dar Al-Anda Art Gallery (Jewelry) Amman
2014 Gilbert Albert Gallery New York, NY
2014 Art Expo New York, NY
2013 Art Athina Athens, Greece
2013 Next Leve Art Gallery Ankara
2012 Art Bosphorus Contemporary Art Fair, represented by Kent Gallery Istanbul
2012 Artisan Gallery, "Four Sculptors" Group exhibition Istanbul
2011 Armaggan Gallery (Sculpture) Istanbul
2011 Ward-Nasse Art Gallery, "The Armoire" solo exhibition New York, NY
2011 Sculpture Objects and Functional Art Fair (SOFA), Park Avenue Armory New York, NY
2010 Held the first exhibition in Topkapi Palace hosted by historian Ilber Ortayli, honoring Istanbul as the European Capital of Culture of 2010 Istanbul
2009 Dem-Art Gallery in Istanbul with her solo exhibit "New Reflections" consisting of silver and bronze sculptures Istanbul
2007 Dideh Art Gallery Marbella