CV

Işık Kaya

b. 1990 (TR)

Education

2021, MFA candidate in Visual Arts, University of California San Diego (Full Scholarship)

2014, BA in Photography and Video, Istanbul Bilgi University (Full Scholarship)

2007, Tarsus American College

2003, Tarsus SEV Elementary School

Exhibitions

‘PRIX LEVALLOIS’, Théâtre La Passerelle, France, 2021 (upcoming)

‘DIE DIGITALE DÜSSELDORF’, Weltkunstzimmer, Germany, 2020 (upcoming)

‘EARTH PHOTO’, Royal Geographical Society, UK, 2020 (upcoming)

‘SOLO SHOW’, Kunstkraftwerk, Germany, 2020 (upcoming)

‘PRIX LEVALLOIS’, Galerie de L’Escale, France, 2020 (upcoming)

‘NATIONAL COMPETITION’, Soho Photo, USA, 2020 (upcoming)

‘SOCIAL’, CICA Museum, Korea, 2020 (upcoming)

‘BEGEHUNGEN’, Kaufhalle, Germany, 2020

‘LA VITA DELL’ARTE’, A60 Contemporary Art Space, Italy, 2020

‘OPEN STUDIOS EXHIBITION’, UCSD Main Gallery, USA, 2020

‘HELMPFLICHT’, Kunsthalle Darmstadt, Germany, 2019

‘MONUMENTS’, UCSD Commons Gallery, USA, 2019

‘MAGIC SPRINGS IN A PLANETARY GARDEN’, After 1920, USA, 2019

‘TRACK 10’, Santralistanbul, Turkey, 2011

‘UNTITLED 2’, Liege University, Belgium, 2010

‘ISTANBUL IS RACING’, Istanbul Cultural Capital of Europe Project, Turkey, 2010

‘TRACK 9’, Santralistanbul, Turkey, 2010

Honors and Awards

PRIX LEVALLOIS, Audience Award (2020)

VIENNA INTERNATIONAL PHOTO AWARD, Honorable Mention (2020)

TEXAS PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY, ‘New Visions’, Honorable Mention (2020)

UC SAN DIEGO INSTITUTE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES, Graduate Summer Research Fellowship (2020)

EMERGENTES INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD, Finalist (selection in progress)

EARTH PHOTO, Finalist (selection in progress)

PERTH CLIP AWARD, Finalist