Tekin at ArkeoPera gallery
M. Gülgün Tekin has opened a new exhibition of her felt designs at ArkeoPera. The artist has had a long journey discovering felt techniques that began in Tire, Adıyaman, Hatay and Urfa and led her as far afield as Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Denmark and Belgium.
Tekin was born in Ankara but graduated from the Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University’s Department of Textiles. She went on to complete a master’s degree in outer garment pattern design. She has worked as a designer and manager for export companies and as a freelance designer, and she has presented numerous exhibitions of her work. “Felt Expressions” opens Dec. 5. and continues until Dec. 15. ArkeoPera Art Gallery Yeni Çarşı Cad. No: 16/A Galatasaray/Istanbul