IPEK CINAR UZUN
She was born in 1979, graduated from İstanbul Bilgi University; Faculty of Communication, Public Relations Department in 2003; also took up studies in Graphic and Animation in 2008, İstanbul.
Ipek has given her love for art since her childhood, later she improved her drawing&painting skills by trying various techniques and provide her own style. Her approach to art is formed with passion and she has taken inspiration from her impressions relating to life.
“ Art consists with the sum of disciplines which take us apart from the absolute necessities that come with the rules of rational living; an impulse that could turn eyes and minds to inner self for a while. By these aspects, art is a light withstand to life; magic, and an instrument that brings enlightenment to the soul. I project things that ı’ve taken from life, through my artworks and this is the most powerful and delightful way to express myself.” I have no limitations for my art depending on any genre or style, I do what I like or let's say do what inspires me, it could be my dream, the movie I've seen, the book I read, or just a face.
Specializing in oilpainting; subjects of her works include, nature, philosophy, mythology, music and cinema characters that have inspired her. In some of her works she loves to reflect darksides and sharp edges without concern. Observations acquired in life, issues of her area of interests form Ipek’s artworks.
Artist has being integrated her compositions with combining elements and figures; thereby she creates story of painting, she has collage, gouache, oilpainting and charcoal artworks and continues her works in her studio in İstanbul. Also she has had researches and observations at art galleries and museums across europe.