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Education

Activities

Teaching Experience

TEACHING ASSISTANT, 

PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, 

STATE COLLEGE, PA | 2017

VISUAL ARTS SPECIALIST,

LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY,

BROOKLYN, NY | SUMMER 2017

VISUAL ARTS TEACHER,

NYC DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION,

NEW YORK, NY | 2015 - 2017

SATURDAY ART SCHOOL INSTRUCTOR,

PRATT INSTITUTE,

BROOKLYN, NY | 2013- 2017

VISUAL ARTS SPECIALIST,

THE SHOREFRONT YM-YWHA JEWISH COMMUNITY, BROOKLYN, NY | SUMMER 2016

STUDENT TEACHER,

MILLENNIUM ART ACADEMY, EAST BRONX, NY | SPRING 2015

VISUAL ARTS SPECIALIST,

SPORTS & ARTS IN SCHOOLS FOUNDATION,

BROOKLYN, NY | SPRING 2015

TEACHING ASSISTANT,

THE GILLEN BREWER SCHOOL,

NEW YORK, NY | FALL 2013

TEACHING ASSISTANT,

REBECCA M. JOHNSON SCHOOL,

SPRINGFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS,

SPRINGFIELD, MA | 2011 - 2012

 

STUDENT ASSISTANT,

FINE ARTS FACULTY, YEDITEPE UNIVERSITY,

ISTANBUL — 2009 - 2011

 

Digital Design Experience

ASSISTANT PHOTOGRAPHER,

STYLISM INC., NEW YORK, NY | SUMMER 2015

TURKISH DIGITAL MARKETING DIRECTOR,

MISSESDRESSY.COM.TR, NEW YORK, NY | SUMMER 2012

ASSISTANT FASHION DESIGNER,

CIGDEM AKIN DESIGN INC. ISTANBUL | 2009-2011

ASSISTANT DESIGNER,

LUFIAN MEN CLOTHING, ISTANBUL | 2009-2010

 

 

Pennsylvania State University,

School of Visual Arts — P.h.D. in Art Education

with a minor in Curriculum and Instruction  | 2021

Bunton Waller Graduate Award Recipient

 

Pratt Institute,

M.S. in Art and Design Education | 2015

Focus on the work of Drama Club NYC and their improvisational theater approach for empowering self-expression and empathy with incarcerated youth.

Thesis, "Improv, Risk, and Conflict: The Experiences of Arts Facilitators in NYC's Juvenile Justice System"

 

Yeditepe University,

BFA in Plastic Arts (Painting, Sculpture & Ceramic) | 2011

Deans List 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 Full Scholarship Awarded

 

Yeditepe University,

BFA Double Major in Fashion & Textile Design | 2011

Deans List 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 Full Scholarship Awarded

 

WORKSHOP FACILITATOR,

WOSKOB FAMILY GALLERY,

STATE COLLEGE, PA | SPRING 2017

 

VOLUNTEER FACILITATOR,

DRAMA CLUB NYC,

SOUTH BRONX, NY | 2015

 

WORKSHOP FACILITATOR,

BROWNSVILLE JUSTICE COMMUNITY CENTER,

EAST BROOKLYN, NY SPRING 2015

 

ART INSTRUCTOR,

AHRC-BROOKLYN DAY HAB, 

BROOKLYN, NY | FALL 2013

 

ASSISTANT TO CURATOR,

"HANS AND HELGA" 

CDA PROJECTS ART GALLERY

ISTANBUL | 2009

 

ASSISTANT TO CURATOR,

"Temporary Harassment”

KARTAL BULENT ECEVIT CULTURE CENTER,

ISTANBUL| 2010

 

WORKSHOP ARTIST,

GALATA PERFORM CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM,

ISTANBUL | 2010

 

ASSISTANT CURATOR,

SCHNEIDER TEMPLE ART GALLERY,

ISTANBUL| 2008

 

ASSISTANT TO ARTIST,

TECHNOPARK GOSB ART GALLERY,

ISTANBUL| 2008

Exhibitions

2019               A Dialogue with Steve Reich, Sound & Video Installation, Patterson Gallery, University Park, PA

2019               Imagination, Sound & Video Installation, Woskob Gallery, State College, PA

 

2019               Imagination, Sound & Video Installation, Patterson Gallery, University Park, PA

 

2018               diversiform, Showcase of Saturday Art School, Zoller Gallery, University Park, PA

 

2017               Creators, Thinkers, Doers, Showcase of Saturday School, Zoller Gallery, University Park, PA

 

2017               Manhattan Borough Arts FestivalShowcase of NYC Student’s Work, MoMA, New York, NY 

 

2017               Sculpture & Installation III, Showcase of Student’s Work, Open Studios, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

 

2017               Graffiti: Cave Paintings, Art and Design High School Student Show Case, Kenny Gallery, New York, NY

 

2016               Stop-Motion & Animation, Showcase of Student’s Work, Open Studios, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

 

2016               Public School Art 2016: Celebrating the Creative Spirit of NYC Kids, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

 

2016               Sculpture & Installation II, Showcase of Student’s Work, Open Studios, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

 

2015               LES Pop-Up Shop Store Opening for Students work from New Design High School, LESspace Gallery, NY

 

2015               Pop-Up Shop NDMS Store Opening for Student work from New Design High School, Spreadhouse Coffee, NY

 

2015               Celebrity Portraits, Exhibiting Education, The Student Teaching Experience, Nancy Ross Space Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

 

2015               UN-RESTRICT-ED, Sound Installation, Graduate Exhibition, Nancy Ross Space Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

 

2015               Drawing, Painting & PrintmakingShowcase of Student’s Work, Open Studios, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

 

2015               GIRLS, Painting, Art Exhibition for La Alianza, Rogue Space Gallery, Chelsea, NY

 

2015               Birds in Motion, Showcase of Student’s Work, Saturday Art School, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY 

 

2014               Sculpture & Installation, Showcase of Student’s Work, Open Studios, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY 

 

2013               Transparency, Installation, Exhibiting Education, Front Street Galleries, Dumbo, NY

 

2013               Mural: Youth!,Mural Installation, Exhibiting Education, Front Street Galleries, Dumbo, NY 

 

2013               One vs Many and Shifting Time and Space, Drawing Democracies at Pratt Dekalb Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. 

 

2011               Kinbaku, Fashion Graduate Show, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey.

 

2010               Istanbul as a Mirror, Group exhibition Istanbul 2010 European Capital of Culture, Pera Fine Arts Gallery, Istanbul  

 

2010               Irak/Iraq, Sound & Mural Installation,1555 Group exhibition, ARK Culture, and Art Center, Istanbul

 

2010               Children Games, Presentation of Fashion Collection and Performance, Wimbledon Fashion Week, London, England.

 

2009               Mixology, Group Exhibition of Textile Design, Caddebostan Culture Center, Istanbul, Turkey

 

2009               Palm Trees, ITHIB Textile Design Contest (placed as a finalist in 10), Istanbul, Turkey

 

Certificates and Awards

Certificate of Teaching,

New York State Commercial Arts Teaching Licensure 7-12 | May 2017

Certificate of Completion,

Training in School Violence Prevention and Intervention | 2015

 

Certificate of Completion,

Introduction to Psychodrama in the Treatment of Substance Abuse | 2015

 

Certificate of Completion,

Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying, and Discrimination in Schools (DASA) | 2014

 

Certificate of Completion,

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Extraumal Research | 2014

 

Certificate of High Honor,

Yeditepe University Plastic Arts Department | 2011

 

Certificate of Honor,

Yeditepe University, Textile Design Department | 2011

 

Certificate of Gratitude,

Logo Design for Egean University Women Studies | 2010

 

Certificate of Attendance and Gratitude,

17th National Human Mgmt. Congress | 2009

 

Certificate of Music Choir Achievement,

German-Turkish Anatolian High School Directorate | 2004