Gülşen Çalik

Gülsen Calik – pronounced Güshenn Chalik- is a New York based artist who embraces a broad range of approaches in creating paintings, objects, installations, and books.  She holds a M.F.A. in New Forms / Conceptual Art from Pratt Institute (1978) and a M.F.A. in Painting from The State Academy of Fine Arts, in Istanbul (1973).

In 2007, Calik was the recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship Grant in the category of artist books/drawings.  She has had several awards; among them, a Fulbright Scholarship (1976-78), a L.I.N.E.  award for artist books (1979), and an artist-in-residency grant at the Visual Arts Workshop, in Rochester, N.Y. (1984)

Her work has been shown in solo exhibitions in New York City at the Tompkins Square Library Art Gallery (2009); Jan Van Der Donk Gallery (2004); Tribes Gallery (1999, 2002); Flora Danica Gallery (2000); Gallery X (1998, 2000); and at Franklin Furnace (1984); in Istanbul at Macka Sanat Galerisi (1995); and Galeri Baraz (1976). 

Her work was also exhibited at Parallax Art Fair (Susan Halper Fine Art, Inc., NYC, 2013) ArtParis (2008, Haim Chanin Gallery); Collections and Editions Rare Books Fair (Jan Van Der Donk Gallery, NYC, Paris, 2002-07); and Gramercy Art Fair (Galerie Elizabeth Valleix, NYC, 1998).


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