1939 Born in Yayladağ, Hatay (Antioch)
1961-67 İstanbul National Fine Arts Academy, Workshop of Sculpture
1969-70 Assistantship in the National Fine Arts Academy
1970-77 National Scholarship to study abroad: education in
London till 1972.
1972 Founding member and President of the Berlin Association
of Turkish Academician Artists.
1976 Participation in the Antalya Film and Art Festival Sculptural
work during two months, at the town square, open to the public
1977 Directed the Nazım Hikmet project
1977-78 Worked as a freelance artist in Berlin.
1978-81 Worked as instructor in the Stone Workshop of the
Sculpture Department of the Sculpture Department of the İstanbul
National Fine Arts Academy
1981-89 Worked in Berlin as a freelance artist
1982-86 Won the competition to participate in the Kranoldplatz
Sculpture Symposium and realized the "Amorous Clouds"
1984-87 Won the competition to participate in the "Berlin
Human Landscapes" Sculptural Symposium and realized the
sculptural project "Work İmmigrants"
1986-88 The realization of the "Our Dreams" project
with the cooperation of Turkish and German youth, assisting
young sculptors in realizing relief work. The execution of
the project "Cemal's Dream". This sculpture was
erected in front of the Stedhaus Böcklepark youth hostel.
1988 The execution in Bonn, of a monument to the II. World
1989 The Participation to the II. İstanbul İnternational Biennale
and the execution of the work "Stories of Şahmeran"
1990 Participation in the III. International asian-European-Biennale
1990 The Sculpture "Seperation" erected in front
of the İstanbul Bebek Turkish Merchant Bank.
1990 Execution of a family mausoleum project in the old cemetery
1995 Moving to a workshop in Ankara provided by the Ministry
1995 "Bull + Bear" sculpture erected in the Stock
1996 Work in process in Selçuk (near Ephesus) on a public
1996 Work in process in Pergamum on the highway junction,
Featuring a 17m column with the İmage of Nike.
1970 Gallery of the World Of Charity Foundation
1980 İstanbul National Fine Arts Academy
1982 Kunstamt Kreuzberg, Berlin (K)
1984 Übersee Museum Bremen (K)
1987 Galery am Chamissoplatz Berlin
1989 Urart Gallery , Ankara
1990 Urart Gallery, İstanbul
1992 Halkbank Gallery, Ankara
1992 İstanbul Museum of Painting and Sculpture
1993 Vakko Gallery, İstanbul
1993 Zon Gallery, Ankara
1975 Mehmet is in Berlin (K)
1977 Participation in the exhibiton to commemorate Nazım Hikmet
the Turkish poet.
1982 Kunstquartier, Foreign Artist in Berlin Show Group exhibition
with Hanefi Yeter and Akber Behkelen in the National Oberhausen
1983 20th Century Museum of Modern Art, Vienna 'Turks, 300
years later' Exhibition, 'A week in September' Exhibition
(K) with Alfred Hrdlicka, Hanefi Yeter, Eisler, Galen Edition
1984 Rationalisicrung Statliche Kunsthalle, Berlin
1986-87 Das Andere Land (Foreign Artists in Germany) Travelling
1966 National Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, 2. Prize
(No first prize was granted)
1970 National Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, 1. Prize
1979 National Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, 1. Prize
1982-83 Luthar Platz Sculptural Competition, 2. Prize
1985 Bundengartenschen Sculptural Competition, 2.Prize
1990 Ankara Arts Association "Artist of the Year"
prize in the field of visual arts.
1990 Grand Prize, Asian European Biennale
1990 Sedat Simavi Foundation Prize in the field of visual