Born in Istanbul, Ali studied fine art at Marmara University.  He won a Turkish government overseas study scholarship and secured a place at the Royal College of Art where he gained an MA with Distinction in printmaking in 1990.  He teaches at Kensington and Chelsea College and elsewhere and exhibits widely.  Ali’s work is a continuous exploration of man and his relationship with his surroundings and history.


1963 Born in Istanbul. Turkey
1980 - 84 Marama University. BA Fine Arts
1985 - 87 Lecturer at Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul.
1988 - 90 Royal College of Art. MA Printmaking. Distinction.
1993 - 95 Lecturer at Mimar Sinan University, Istanbul
1996 Artist in residence. Kensington & Chelsea College.
1997- Teaching at Kensington & Chelsea College, London
2004 - 08 Teaching at Oswald's School of Drawing, London
2008-
Teaching at St James's, London ( senior girls)

EXHIBITIONS

2015
The Other Art Fair  London

Brighton Art Fair  Brighton

Zillah Bell Gallery  Yorkshire

Childwickbury Arts Fair  Herts

The Other Art Fair  Bristol

AAF Hampstead    London

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition  London

The Art Cafe De Lunn Buildings  Winchester

The Other Art Fair  London

Imagine Gallery  Suffolk
2014
Works on Paper Fair. Science Museum. London

AAF. Brussels

AAF. Battersea

Printfest. Cumbria

20/21 International Art Fair. London

Art in Action. Oxford

AAF Bristol

Brighton Art Fair. Brighton

Christmas Fair. Childwickbury Herts.
2013

AAF Bristol.

Fulham Palace Art Fair

Childwickbury Art Fair. Herts

Art in Action. Oxford

Brighton Art Fair. Brighton

Childwickbury Fair. Herts

2012           



 

 

 

 

 

 

 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 2010

Rye Art Gallery. East Sussex

Childwickbury Market. Herts

Art in Action. Oxford

Brighton Art Fair. Brighton

Childwickbury Art Fair.Herts

AAF Bristol

Iona House Gallery.Oxford. mixed show

Prema Art Centre. Gloucestershire

'Works on Paper Fair' Science Museum, Orme 11. London

Iona House Gallery. Oxford. Mixed show

AAF. Bristol

Reading contemporary Art Fair. Reading

Childwickbury Art Fair. Herts

Art In Action. Oxford

Josephine Harpur's Gallery. Suffolk. Mixed show

Palace Art Fair. London

Buy Art Fair. Manchester.

Battersea Contemporary Art Fair. London

Untitled Art Fair. London

Childwickbury Art Fair. Herts

Art In Action. Oxford

Brighton Art Fair. Brighton

Palace Art Fair. London

Open Studios. London

2009           


Childwickbury Arts Fair.  Herts

Art in Action.  Oxford

Brighton Art Fair.  Brighton

2008

The Claremont Hotel. Brighton

Windsor Contemporary Art Fair,Windsor

Brighton Art Fair, Brighton

Art in Action, Oxford

Childwickbury Arts Fair. Herts
2007

Art in Action. Oxford

Childwickbury Arts Fair. Herts

Orme Square Exhibition. London
2006

Art in Action. Oxford

Orme Square Exhibition. London
2005

Art in Action. Oxford

Orme Square Exhibition. London
2004

Orme Square Exhibition. London

Royal Society of British Artist. Mall Galleries. London
2003 Art in Action. Oxford
2002

Art in Action. Oxford

Orme Square Exhibition. London
2001 Orme Square Exhibition. London
1999 Milne & Moller Gallery. London
1992 Contemporary Turkish Graphic Arts Exhibition. Belgium
1991 National Student Exhibition. Sunderland
1990

Bankside Open Print Show. London

The Second Irish Mini Print Exhibition, Dublin

1989

 

 

 

 

AWARDS

'London Group', Royal College of Art, London

'Works on Paper' Blenheim Gallery, London

First Portobello Open Exhibition, London

Pintors Internacionals Amenorca, Galeria es Granc Es,

Carrero 8, San Crisobel Spain

 



1999 Portobello Galleries Magazine Award. London
1992 BP Young Turkish-Azeri Artist. Istanbul 1st prize
1990

Christies Contemporary Arts Award. RCA London

John Purcell Paper Company Award RCA London
1989 "We Frame It" 1st Prize. Irish Mini Print Exhibition.   Dublin
COLLECTIONS


British Museum

Turkish Graphic Art Museum

BP Turkey