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Melike Sword

Melike Kılıç was born in 1982 in Şebinkarahisar. Having completed her undergraduate and graduate education at Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Painting, she continued her education at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts. In his works, he synthesizes the east and the west. As a storyteller, he includes his future and past narratives. Papers make up the main material. Ecological destruction, dystopian future stories and anthropology are of particular interest. The works of Melike Kılıç have entered many private collections. He took part in two solo exhibitions and more than 20 group exhibitions.

In the program called Melike Kılıç Muasır

1982 Şebinkarahisar

Lives and Works in Istanbul


2002 - 2008 Marmara University Fine Arts Faculty, Painting Department

2010 Marmara University Fine Arts Institute, Painting department

2011-2012 Vienna Fine Arts Academy

Guest Artist Program Attended

2018 Nilüfer Municipality Misi Artist Guest program

Varlık Magazine Illustrator



2017 "Terra Tenebris" Blok Art Space Istanbul

2019 "Unknown Lands Beyond the Wall" Büyükdere 35 Istanbul



2019: "Step Istanbul" Ekavart Artvstore Istanbul

2018: “Contemporary Istanbul” Gallery Baraz “Secret Science Slot Istanbul

“METU ART” Middle East Technical University Ankara

“Five Letters” Curator Yasemin Bay Döne Otyam Ekavart Gallery Istanbul

2017: “Backyard” Curator Mehmet Kahraman Rem Art Space Istanbul

“Tactical Stance” Cer Modern Group exhibition, Ankara

“Tomorrow Exhibition” Gaia gallery

“Drawing Today” Curator MarcusGraf O'art İstanbul

2016: “On Botany” Blok art Space

“Artstroke Fair Munich“ Mixer

"Dead Nature" "Giants Table" Curator Marcus Graf Plato Art Istanbul

"On Paper" Group Exhibition Mixer Art Istanbul

"Indie-Line" Ali Şimşek- Ayşegül Sonmez, group exhibition ArtSumer, Istanbul

2015: "Hanging in the Air," Vogue Restaurant, Istanbul (

"Contemporary Istanbul" Mixer, Istanbul
"The Line," Mixer, Istanbul
2014: "Untold Stories," Art50 with TEB Etiler private bank, (
2013: "Dream in the Tooth," Asphalt art gallery, Istanbul
2012: "Who Left What Behind," curated by Saliha Kasap, Çankaya Contemporary Art Gallery, Ankara
"What a wonderful world," Curator Marcus Graf, Plato Art, Istanbul
2011: "Rungang," Traditional Academy Winter Exhibition, Wien
"Human States" Hush Gallery, Istanbul
"Young, New, Different 2," Curator Selin Turam, Cda Project, Istanbul
"Return, Not Guilty Nostalgia" Curator Emre Zeytinoğlu, Mars, Istanbul
"Despite Public For Public," Curator Firat Arapoglu, Kargaart, Istanbul
2010: "Sections - Exhibition of Korea" - MKM Gallery, Istanbul
"Ham Haller," Curator Mürteza Fidan and Melih Görgün, Siemens Sanat Istanbul


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