Education


2015 - present

San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, USA

Master of Fine Arts, Art &Technology


2010-2014

Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, TR 

Bachelor of Architecture, Summa Cum Laude

      •Thesis Project: “Building With Technology: New Google Campus”



Experience


2016/09-12 

Gray Area Art & Technology, San Francisco, US | www.grayarea.org 

Educational Intern        

     • Assisted the education section with tasks that support Gray Area’s Educational offerings such as creative code workshops, 

physical computing classes and designing promotional materials, web updates and more.        

     • Worked on re-structuring the whole Education Department in an effort to create an open-source scaffolding for the 

community to adapt the model if needed.  



2015/09-12

San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, US | www.sfai.edu

Teaching Assistant, CP-100-01: Contemporary Practice
       
     • Mentored students on individual projects, led discussion sessions and assisted professor on preparing the course material.

     • Taught a workshop on computational drawing.



2014/06-2015/01

AE Design Office, Istanbul, TR

Architect 

     • Developed variations of computational façade details for construction documents of a residency project, required weekly

 meetings with fabrication team.
        
     • Led interior design team and conducted regular client meetings to discuss design changes.



2013/06-09 

Han Tumertekin ve Mimarlar Architectural Office, Istanbul, TR | www.mimarlar.com     

Intern Architect         

     • Analyzed, interpreted and applied research data to the development of design project of a modern art gallery and research lab, Salt 

Galata, Istanbul.         

     • Crafted a site model using laser cutter and 3D printer.



2012/06-08

Teget Architectural Office, Istanbul, TR | www.teget.com

Intern Architect
         
     • Commisioned by the Turkish Naval Force, I worked with an interdisciplinary group on a restoration project of the Istanbul

 National Naval Museum, originally established in 1897
.
     • Drafted various design drawings and made subsequent adjustments based on the on-going design research.



2011/06-08

Cinici Architectural Office, Istanbul, TR | www.cinicimimarlik.com

Intern Architect        

     • Worked with a project group to refine schematic drawings of a school project.        

     • Drafted architectural drawings.




Scholarships


2015
                                                                                             
Fulbright Scholarship

2015

SFAI Fulbright Fellowship

2011

Istanbul Bilgi University Academic Achievement Scholarship

2010

OSYM Scholarship




Exhibitions

 
2016/12, ‘Morphogenesis’ Akbank Sanat, Istanbul, Turkey

2016/12, ‘Morphogenesis’  Envision Conference, Princeton, New Jersey, US
 
2016/11, ‘Recurrent’  CODAME Artificial Experiences, San Francisco, US
 
2016/11, ‘Morphogenesis’ – Mira Festival Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
 
2016/10, ‘Morphogenesis’ Audio Engineering Society International Convention, Los Angeles, US  

2016/10, ‘Morphogenesis’ Signal Light Festival, Prague, Czech Republic
  
2016/09, ‘Recurrent’ Diego Rivera Gallery, "Sub·se·quence" Group Show, San Francisco, US

2016/08, ‘Morphogenesis’  VRLA, Los Angeles , US
 
2016/06, ‘Morphogenesis’ Mira Festival Berlin, Berlin, Germany

2016/06, ‘Morphogenesis’  Currents New Media Festival, Santa Fe, US 

2016/06, ‘Morphogenesis’ IX Symposium, SAT, Montreal, CA

2016/05, ‘From Bits To Atoms’ R/SF, San Francisco, US
 
2016/04, ‘From Bits To Atoms’ Graduate Open Studios, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, US  

2015/11, ‘Morphogenesis’ SFAI Concentrate, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, US 

2014/03, ‘HBS’ – Torun, Ankara, TR
 
2011/10, ‘untitled’ – International Architecture Biennial Antalya, Antalya, TR