Pinar Ture Gursoy

"The artworks by contemporary Turkish artist Pinar Ture Gursoy are immediately charged with feeling and deep emotion. Her expression is figurative and the subjects of her paintings are described in a beauty that is not only corporeal but also metaphysical. "
- Curator Francesca Brunello

Awakening - Oil & Fusain on canvas 120 x 100 cm

Pinar Ture Gursoy is a portrait, figurative and abstract figurative painter and photographer who was born in 1965 in Istanbul. She has been in many group and solo exhibits and auctions in various Turkish cities and abroad in Tokyo, Lucern, Zurich, Deventer, Venice, Napoli, Milan, Marakkesh, Thessaloniki, Tiran, London, Fuerteventura, Tolentino, Pennsylvania etc... Some of her works are included in the collection of TEV (Turkish Education Foundation) and Portart by Hakan Körpi/ UPSD, Museum of Tolentino in Italy for Biennial BIUMOR. Pinar currently lives and works in her own atelier/homestudio in Istanbul.

Pinar was shortlisted among thousands of international competitors and works at the UK- « VAO Visual Art Open 2021 Art Awards », where she participated with a single work. In the NNC (No Name Collective Gallery) Collective 2021 contest, Pinar chosen by the curators to the shortlist for the 1st level and she also published in NNC Gallery UK November Issue 2021 Art Magazine, October.

Pinar Ture Gursoy’s two artworks were selected for Exhibition of “Blue Competition and Exhibition” in the USA at December 01-31, 2021. She one of the 100 finalists in the WWAB/World Wide Art and Artavita Online 50th Contest Santa Barbara, USA February 17th, 2022. She was selected as 1 of 10 selected artists who participated in the 50th Contest on Artavita Online Santa Barbara, USA March 23rd, 2022.

Pinar was awarded Bronze at Faces 2022 International Juried Painting Competition

Camelback Art Gallery Scottsdale, AZ, USA April,25 2022.

In 2022, she was invited by Founder and Owner Myrina Tunberg for ‘Art Ideal Magazine’ Volume 2  March 2022 CFA/ Circle Foundation for the Arts

Nude on Blue - Oil on press canvas & imitation gold leaf 20 x 20 cm
Melancholic - Oil on canvas 90 x 90 cm
Les Filles - Oil on canvas 100 x 120 cm
À la Plage - Oil on canvas 100 x 80 cm

This review was published by Circle Foundation for the Arts © CFA Press ∙ Images are courtesy of the artist

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