GÜLFIDAN ÖZMEN, Turkey
Born in Istanbul in 1978. Lives and works in Istanbul. Gülfidan Özmen works with glass since 1999. Graduated from the Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University with a focus on glass. She has worked in several glass studios and has been a participant of multiple installation projects with national and international artists. She had four solo exhibitions and participated in many group exhibitions in Turkey, the USA, Ukraine and Italy. She has been a lecturer at the Mimar Sinan University since 2008. Her glass works combine contrasting colors, linear patterns and abstract effects. Architectural themes, old city maps and photographic images can be seen in her recent glass art works.
OPTICAL IMPRESSIONS, 2010, blown glass, printing, 40x60x8,5 cm
OPTIC VASE, 2008, blown glass, printing, fusing, 41x15x15 cm