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GULSAH MURSALOGLU

Born in 1989, Istanbul, Turkey

E-mail: gulsahmursaloglu@gmail.com

EDUCATION

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

2014      Drip Music (two person), Gallery X, Chicago, IL

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017      TBA, 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 

PRESS&PUBLICATIONS

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: An Interview with Lindsey French, A. Laurie Palmer, Sarah Ross and Gulsah Mursaloglu”, 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).

RESIDENCIES

2018     Sundaymorning@EKWC, Oisterwijk, Netherlands (upcoming)

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

AWARDS&FELLOWSHIPS      

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

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

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

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