Biography

Eser Afacan is a native of Turkey now working as a painter in Canada.  He moved to Canada in 2003 from Oslo, Norway, where he lived and worked for 25 years.

 

SELECTED SOLOEXHIBITIONS

2013 Mayis 5th ( Galeri NYGATEN 7 BERGEN) Afacan Muzesi adina donusecekdir
 2011 GALERU HALDEN
2010 GALERI AMARE
2009 PIRAMID SANAT GALERISI
2008 Tophane-I Amire        ( GALLERY ERENUS)         
2006           “GoodBye Norway,” Gallery Fjell, Oslo, Norway
Gallery Gora, Montreal, Canada              
2001-2006  Galleri Dahl, Haugesund, Norway
2001-2006  Bent Hogstad       , Kongsberg, Norway
1991-2006  Gallerie Moss, Moss, Norway
2005           Gallery Moore, Oslo, Norway         
2002           Glm. Furulund, Oslo, Norway
“Princess Martha Birthday”, Galleri Nygaten 7, Bergen, Norway
2001           Hafslund Hovedgård     , Sarpsborg, Norway
Galleri Rosengren, Sogndalstrad, Norway
Galleri Koll, Stavanger, Norway
TP Galleriet, Tromsø, Norway
Hafslund Gård, Fredikstad, Norway
Hafslund Hovedgård     , Sarsborg, Norway
1991-2000  Gallery Ny Gaten, Bergen, Norway
2000           “Graphic Exhibition,” Atelier Afacan, Oslo, Norway
1999           Galleri.V.17, Oslo.Norway
1998           Halden Castel, Halden, Norway
1995           Gallerie Varden, Oslo, Norway
1992           Gallerie Amara, Stavanger, Norway
Solli Brug, Solli, Norway
Galleri Nygaten 7, Bergen, Norway
1991           GM. Blomquist, Larvik, Norway
1991           Blomqvist, Oslo, Norway
1989           Gallerie Nordstrand, Oslo, Norway
1987           Gallerie Kjell Olsen, Oslo, Norway
1986           Gallerie Galtung, Oslo, Norway
1984           Nerdrum Atelier, Oslo, Norway

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2008            DolmaBahce Sarayı( Gallery Erenus)
2007            INSTANT BeylerBeyı Sarayı( Gallery Erenus) DECEMBER 2007 ULUSLARA ARASI Resım Sergısı (TUNEL)

2006           ARC International, The Art Renewal Center, ARC Salon Finalist, Glenham, NY                    “The Magic Paths of Art,” First Prize Winner, Estense Castle/Trevisan Arte, Ferrara, Italy 1st prize winner

              Association of Independent Artists  ,  New York, NY
2005           Gallery LaRoche (L’Autre), Montreal, Canada
Montserrat Contemporary Art Gallery, New York, USA
2004           Gallery Stendhal, New York, USA
2003           Gallery Abney, New York, USA
Gallery LaRoche (L’Autre), Montreal, Canada
1997           Galleri Belman, Oslo.Norway
1993           Gallerie Unik Antikk     , Oslo, Norway
1992           Gallerie Belman, Oslo, Norway
1990           Gallerie Clodion, Oslo, Norway

 

ART FAIR

2006           Fiera d'Arte, 8TH edizione, Reggio Emilia, Italy 1st Prize WINNER 2006
2003           New York Art Expo, New York, USA
1991           New York Art Expo, “Manhattan Arts” First Prize Winner  , New York, USA
1988           2nd International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey

SELECTED PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Jan Rolf Lykee, Oslo, Norway
Paul Christian
Nils Landness

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Hafslund Gård, Sarpsborg, Norway
Norwegian State Oil
Snorre B. Nord
BBS (Norwegian Central Money Transaction)
DNB Bank,
Nor Spare Bank
Oslo Heatrow Airport, Oslo, Norway
Norwegian Borse (Bente A. Landsnes)
Norsk Hydro
Rød museum  USA
MAC Museum BRAZIL

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

“Snow,” by Orhan Pamuk, book cover of 2006 Nobel Prize winner in Literature
TV 2 Norway
NRK Norway
Italian TV Montreal  (only have still photos of interview)
CNN 2000 Year Millineum Interview
CBS Radio
Bergen TV
CNN Turk 2008
TRT2 Anılar 2008
Haber Turk 2008
Kanal A  Ankara 2008
Sky Turk  2008
Kanal8 2008

 

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EDUCATION
1982           University of Bergen     , Mathematics & Science, Bergen, Norway

1984                Nerdrum Atelier, Oslo, Norway