•Personal

2013-2014, USA / San Francisco - Academy of Art University, MFA Fashion Design

2011-12, Belgium / Brussels - Ecole National Superieure des Arts Visuels de La Cambre, Textile Design, Master

2010, Turkey / Istanbul - Marmara University / Fine Art Institude, Textile Design, Master

2008, France / Paris - Ecole National Superieure des Arts Decoratifs, Textile Design, Bachelor

2005, Turkey / Istanbul - Marmara University / Fine Art Faculty, Textile Design, Bachelor

1982 , was born in Eskisehir / Turkey

English and Turkish fluent,French language intermatiate


•Awards and Activity

2015, USA / New York - Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week, 2015-16 Fall-Winter Womenswear Collection Catwalk

2015, Turkey / Bursa - Fiat Bursa Fashion Night, 2015-16 Fall-Winter Womenswear Collection Catwalk

2013, Germany / Frankfurt - Exhibition of invention at Techtextil-Messe

2013, Germany / Frankfurt - Exhibition of inovative fabrics at Heimtextil-Messe

2012, Turkey / Bursa - Awarded 2-year full scholarship by Uludag Exporters Association

2012, Turkey / Istanbul - Textile inventions competition, 4th place

2012, Turkey / Istanbul - Winner, Inovative Textile designer at 2. Ev Tekstili Competition

2012, Belgium / Brussels - ENSAV La Cambre workshop "Wallpaper"

2011, Belgium / Brussels - ENSAV La Cambre workshop "Alphabet"

2011-14, Turkey / Istanbul - Head of Turkish Textile Designers Association

2010, Turkey / Istanbul - KOZA Young Fashion Designers Competition, Best 15 designer

2009, Turkey / Istanbul - ITHIB Carpet Design Competition, Best 8 designer

2009, Germany / Frankfurt - ITKIB Invited for Hannover-Domotex

2009, Germany / Frankfurt - ITKIB Invited for Heimtextil-Messe

2009, France / Paris - Zodio workshop , Children home collection

2009, France / Paris - Salomon workshop, Mauntaineer bag design

2008, Turkey / Istanbul - ITKIB Fabric design competition, Best 10 designer


•Experiences

2014, USA / San Francisco - N.I.C.E COLLECTIVE, Designer assistant, Womenswear and Menswear

2012, Belgium / Antwerp - DANIEL ANDRESEN, Designer assistant, Womenswear and Menswear

2008, Turkey / Istanbul - OBA, textile printing

2008, Turkey / Kayseri - SARAY, carpet design

2007, Turkey / Istanbul - PRESTIJ, fabric design and producer

2001, Turkey / Istanbul - REEBOK, sale assistant


•Skills

Patternmaking • Draping • Sewing

Designing patterns for fabrics • Hand-Made fabrics • Dyeing Fabrics

Printing and Designing print patterns

Hand and Machine knitting

Carpet Design

Adobe Photoshop • Adobe Illustrator • Adobe Indesign • Nedgraphics • Fashion Studio • Pointcaree



•Interests

Photography and Philosophy