Buket Savci "Brooklyn Happening"
Buket Savci " Brooklyn Happening" 2019
Dimensions 28 x 46 in
Signed on Verso, includes certificate of authenticity.
Buket Savci was born in Istanbul, Turkey. Previously a landscape architect she started studying painting in Istanbul. Having a thirst for more freedom and a new start she immigrated to NYC in 2006. She received her BFA in painting from Pratt Institute in 2010 and MFA from New York Academy of Art in 2012.
She was awarded Wolf Kahn and Emily Mason Painting Fellowship at Vermont Studio Center in 2019 and a three-month artist residency at Pilotenkueche International Art Program in Leipzig, Germany in 2018. She has won the People’s Choice Award of Jonathan LeVine Projects’ Delusional Art Competition, and Grand Prize for Dave Bown Projects competition. Her work has been exhibited widely internationally and nationally at venues such as Flowers Gallery, RJD Gallery, the Untitled Space, Field Projects, Kustera Projects, Art Hamptons, Governors Island Art Fair in NYC, Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art, WI, Masur Museum of Art in Monroe, LA, Biennale Arcipelago Mediterraneo, Palermo, Italy, Kamakura Art Center, Tokyo, Japan and Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair in Istanbul, Turkey. She had her first solo show at Olcay Art in Istanbul in 2014, and two person exhibition at Kunstverein Ludwigsburg in Germany in 2018. Publications of Buket Savci’s work include; The Figure: Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture published by Skira Rizzoli, Istanbul Codex: Contemporary Artists From Turkey by Imago Mundi, Who Is Afraid of Feminism exhibition catalog juried by Catherine Morris, Create Magazine, Poets and Artists Magazine, and the 7th International Painting Annual by Manifest Press. Currently she has a solo show at Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, OH. She lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.
This artwork is currently featured in "Art4Equality x Life, Liberty & The Pursuit of Happiness" group exhibition at The Untitled Space.
For more information on the exhibition visit our website.