Born in 1989, Istanbul, Turkey
2015 M.F.A. in Studio-Painting and Drawing
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2013 Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Studio-Painting and Drawing
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2012 B.A. in Sociology
Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
SOLO&TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2019 A Notation, for Every Crossing (with Ezgi Tok), poşe, Istanbul, Turkey
2014 Drip Music (with Jihae Park), Gallery X, Chicago, IL
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019 Material Play, Salisbury University Galleries, Salibury, MD (upcoming)
Pandora’s Black Box, Greek School, Istanbul, Turkey
2018 An Internal Garden, Depo, Istanbul, Turkey
Artificial Life, Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago, IL
2017 Other Hours, 601 Artspace, New York, NY
For Rent, For Sale, Protocinema, Istanbul, Turkey
Young, Fresh, Different, Zilberman Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
Boondoggle, Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago, IL
-on the bank of what river? , Roman Susan Gallery, Chicago, IL
2016 Ground Floor, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
23rd Evanston and Vicinity Biennial, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
2015 Faculty&Visiting Artists Exhibition, Chicago Academy for the Arts, Chicago, IL
MFA Show, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL
Producers Producing Production Jones, The Carl, Chicago, IL
Emerging Artists Exhibition, Urban Edge Gallery, Waukegan, IL
Let’s Get Pataphysical, 2nd Floor Rear, Chicago, IL
2014 Surface Tension, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL
Biennale of Santorini: Peace Mechanisms, Santorini, Greece
2013 International Mail Art Exhibition: Memory!, Richmond Art Galllery, Richmond, Canada
Art&Urban Ecology, South Chicago Gallery, Chicago, IL
Post-bac Show, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL
The Surrounded Salon, Roman Susan Gallery, Chicago, IL
Meandering, Hard Gallery, Chicago, IL
2012 Passengers, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2019 Matt Hanson, To Grow in Isolation: Sibel Horada’s Gardens at Depo, www.border-l-e-s-s.com (March 28).
Ulya Soley, Simultaneously at Two Places, www.unlimitedrag.com (March 20).
2018 Seda Yörüker, Foliation and Decay in Horada’s Garden, www.unlimitedrag.com (December 6).
Ali D. N., Why you should bother to visit exhibitions, www.khabarkeslan.com (February 4).
2017 Mary Pelletier, The exhibitions not to miss in Istanbul, www.apollo-magazine.com (September 20).
Nicole O'Rourke, Critics Guide: Istanbul, frieze.com (September 14).
2016 Lindsay Castello, “In the Studio: Gulsah Mursaloglu”, duplexgallery.com (November 25).
Ground Floor Exhibition Catalogue (Essays by Tempestt Hazel, Allison Peters Quinn and Dawoud Bey)
Elizabeth Lalley, “Next Gen Talent: A Review of the Recent MFA Biennial Ground Floor at the Hyde Park Art Center”, NewCity (October Issue).
Alison Reilly, “Ground Floor at the Hyde Park Art Center”, Chicago Gallery News (September 25).
Caroline Picard, “At the Headwaters”, badatsports.com (August 10).
Featured Artist and Interview, Art Reveal Magazine (Issue 14: March’16)
Ulya Soley, “Orada Olmak Uzerine”, Istanbul Art News (January Issue).
2015 Moray Mair, “Gulsah Mursaloglu’s Installation Summons Absurd Histories”, mutantspace.com (December 7).
Featured Artist and Interview, mistgallery.com/blog (December 7).
Kate Mothes, “Gulsah Mursaloglu”, young-space.com (November 23).
Featured Artist and Interview, maakemagazine.com (October 26).
2019 Sundaymorning@EKWC, Oisterwijk, Netherlands (upcoming)
2018 Istanbul Biennial Work & Research Program, Istanbul, Turkey
2016 Hatch Projects, Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago, IL
Collins Foundation Artist in Residence Program, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR
2013 Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Venezia, Venice, Italy
2011 Maryland Institute College of Art, Summer Intensive Residency, Sorrento, Italy
2016 Dave Bown Projects, 11th Semiannual Competition, Award of Excellence
2015 Painting and Drawing Department Teaching Fellowship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2014 Second Year International Graduate Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2012 SAIC Incentive Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Lecturer, Ox-bow School of Art&Artists’ Residency, Saugatuck, MI
Experimental Drawing (Summer 2017)
Lecturer, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Painting and Drawing Camp, Continuing Studies Department (Summer 2016)
Multi-level Drawing Studio, Painting and Drawing Department (Fall 2015)
Sculpture Camp, Continuing Studies Department (Summer 2015)
Adjunct Professor, Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN
Fundamental Drawing, Fine Arts Department (Spring 2016)
Intermediate&Advanced Painting, Fine Arts Department (Spring 2016)
Teaching Assistant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Roving Substitute Instructor, Painting and Drawing Department (Fall 2014)
Experimental Geographies, Sculpture Department (Fall 2014)
Advanced Projects, Continuing Studies Department (Summer 2014)
Figure Drawing, Continuing Studies Department (Summer 2014)
Painting Materials and Techniques, Painting and Drawing Department (Fall 2014)
Foundry: Advanced Projects, Sculpture Department (Fall 2014)
VISITING ARTIST LECTURES&PANELS
2019 Workshop, "Transient Forms and Images”, Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turkey
2018 Presentation on "Bureau of Unspecified Services” curated by Sohrab Mohebbbi, SALT, Istanbul, Turkey
2017 Lecture, "Current Work", Ox-bow School of Art&Artists' Residency, Saugatuck, MI
2016 Panelist, “Conversation on Craft: Image&Object”, Oregon College of Art&Craft, Portland, OR
Lecture, “Current Work”, Oregon College of Art&Craft, Portland, OR
2014 Lecture, “Relics from Earlier Gardens”, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL