İstanbul Kültür University’s ‘Akıngüç Award’ will be given for arts this year. This contest aims to support young artists and is organized by the Akıngüç family, and particularly Fahamettin Akıngüç, Master of Science, Honorary President of the Board of Overseers at İKÜ, who started the university’s collection by donating his personal art collection to İKÜ, who has supported the art gallery by organizing art events within the institution, and who holds art very dearly at every phase of education.
Applications will continue until September 29th, 2017
The Akıngüç Painting Contest will be open to any artist younger than 40, and the jury will comprise of Devrim Erbil, Halil Akdeniz, Aydın Ayan, Ekrem Kahraman and Denizhan Özer. The jury will choose the paintings that are worthy of exhibition and then one painting among them will receive an award. There will not be any limitations on the subject of the painting. If deemed appropriate by the jury, an ‘Honorable Mention’ will also be given. The paintings worthy of exhibition will be on display at the İKÜ Art Gallery (İKÜSAG) for 3 weeks in November.
The application period will begin on April 28, 2017 and end on September 29, 2017.
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