b. 1960 / Istanbul, Turkey
Lives and works in Vienna.

Education
1980-1986 Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna, Austria
1986-1991 University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria 
2003-Ongoing Teaching at the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria Institute of Artistic Sciences, Art Education and Communication Department of Design, Architecture and Environment for Art Education
2005-2006 Professorship at the University of Art und Industrial Design Linz, Austria, Institute of Art and Design

Solo Exhibitions 
2017 UPRISE ile hiç, Nev Gallery, Ankara, Turkey
2015 modular CONSTRUCTION, Viktor Bucher Project Space, Vienna, Austria 
2015 dual CONSTRUCTION, Art On Istanbul, Turkey 
2014 SPACE OF PRESENCE, Mekan 68, Vienna, Austria 
2014 Selâm_MEKȂN, Foundation Katara, Doha, Qatar
2013 Reconstructive memory, Nev Gallery, Ankara, Turkey 
2012 Spatial memory, Operation Room by American Hospital Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
2012 moment_space, Apel Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey 
2011 covalent bonding, Freihaus Gallery, Villach, Austria 
2009 NONPLACE dot, Sankt Georg Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
2007 KiT BESi dot / INSCRIPTION dot, Akbank Sanat, Istanbul, Turkey
2007 CANEViNE dot, Nev Gallery, Ankara, Turkey 
2004 yurt tutmusch dot, MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria
2004 HOMELIKE dot, Atrium ed Arte Gallery, Vienna, Austria 
2004 Canan Dagdelen, Atelier Berndt Gallery, Wolfsberg, Austria 
2004 soyut. somut., Akbank Sanat, Istanbul , Turkey 
2001 at home, Gallery 1756, Chicago, USA
2001 at home, Concordia Gallery, New York, USA
2001 at home, Apel Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey 
2000 CHILDHOOD white DREAMS, Atrium ed Arte Gallery, Vienna, Austria
2000 SELF white EVIDENT, Urart Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
2000 red/white, Siyah Beyaz Gallery, Ankara, Turkey 
1997 WRITE white OUT II, Urart Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
1997 analog II, Objekta Gallery, Kreuzlingen, Switzerland
1996 analog, Ceramic Arts Gallery, Vienna, Austria
1996 WRITE white OUT, Atrium ed Arte Gallery, Vienna, Austria 
1995 bir yazıda seramik, Urart Gallery, Ankara, Turkey 
1995 Unart Gallery, Villach, Austria 
1995 scrittura e ceramica, Spatia Gallery, Bolzano, Italy 
1995 von Schale zu Bild, Friesacher Gallery, Bruneck, Italy 
1994 Joseph-Greising-Saal, Würzburg, Germany
1993 ceramic ductus, Gallery 1756, Chicago, USA 
1993 Schriftsteller, Looshaus, Vienna, Austria
1992 Der keramische Duktus, Ceramic Arts Gallery, Vienna, Austria
1992 bir kalemde seramik, Zebra Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey

Awards and Scholarships 
2010 2nd Prize, ‘Mahya’ Competition, European Capital of Culture Agency, Istanbul, Turkey 
2004 Federal Chancellery Scholarship, Ceramic Prize 2004, Salzburg, Austria
2001 Working Scholarship of the Federal Chancellery for the European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC), ’s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
1999 Working Scholarship of the Municipal Department of Cultural Affairs, Vienna, Austria 
1998 Federal Chancellery Scholarship, Ceramic Prize 1998, Salzburg, Austria
1996 1st Prize, 5ème Biennale de la Céramique, Andenne, Belgium
1991 Achievement Prize of the Austrian Institute of Design, Austria
1990/91 Federal Scholarship, Austria 

Collections
2016 Museum Liaunig, Neuhaus/Suha, Austria 
2015 Artothek, Federal Collection, Vienna, Austria 
2013 The Huma Kabakci Collection, Istanbul, Turkey 
2012 Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Istanbul, Turkey
2012 Arter, Vehbi Koç Foundation Contemporary Art Collection, Istanbul, Turkey 
2011 Collection of the Museum Lower Austria, St. Pölten, Austria 
2009 Arter, Vehbi Koç Foundation Contemporary Art Collection, Istanbul, Turkey 
2007 Ebru Özdemir Collection, Ankara, Turkey 
2006 Lentos Museum of Modern Art Linz, Austria
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan 
2005 Artothek, Federal Collection, Vienna, Austria 
2004 FWF Austrian Science Fund, Piece of the Year 2005, Vienna, Austria 
2003 Collection of the Municipal Department of Cultural Affairs, Vienna, Austria 
2003 Lentos Museum of Modern Art Linz, Austria 
2003 Echoes/The Continued Effect of Turkish Traditions on Contemporary Art, Permanent 2003 - Collection of the American Embassy in Istanbul, Turkey
2002 Collection of the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria 
2000 Artothek, Federal Collection, Vienna, Austria 
1999 Collection of the Municipal Department of Cultural Affairs, Vienna, Austria 
1998 Art Collection of Bauholding Strabag, Spittal a. d. Drau, Austria
1995 Neue Galerie Wien, Federal Collection, Vienna, Austria
1993 Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria 
1993 Auckland Institute & Museum, Auckland, New Zealand 
1992 Neue Galerie Wien, Federal Collection, Vienna, Austria