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Hakan Esmer

 Born in 1973 in Trabzon, Turkey, Hakan Esmer is an artist with a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts from Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon (1994), and a Master of Fine Arts from Anadolu University, Eskişehir (1996). From 1996-2013, he contributed to the art community as a teacher at Anadolu University, Eskişehir. Currently residing in Urla,İzmir he is continuing to create captivating works of art.


- 1984 Tunisia International Plastic Arts Festival Honor Award, Tunisia

- 2001 Şefik Bursalı Painting Prize, Succes Award Turkey

- 2002 First Antalya Painting Special Prize, Turkey Tales Painting First Prize, Turkey

- 2005 Tekel Painting Prize, First Prize, Turkey

- 2006 Turkish Pharmacists’ Association 50th year Painting Prize, Success Award Turkey

- 2012 Tunisia International Plastic Arts Festival Honor Award Russia Works In Public & Private Connections - Eskişehir Anadolu University Collection

- Balıkesir Painting- Sculpture Museum

- Trakya Painting- Sculpture Museum

- ETI Institution Collection

- Mete Bora Collection

- Erhan Peker Collection

- Radi Dikici Collection

- Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Turkey

- Turkish Embassy, Nigeria

- Turkish Embassy, Azerbajiyan

- Turkish Embassy, Germany Selected International Exhibitions

- 1999 Kontakt, Dordt Gallery, the Netherlands Díjak Awards

- 2003 International Festival of Graphic Arts, Cluj-Napoca - 2005 JMA Gallery, Vienna The Third International Biennial of the Islamic World Contemporary Painting, Tehran

- 2006 Group Exhibitions, St. Petersburg

- 2009 Caellum Gallery, New York Artest Gallery, Paris

- 2010 Art & Capital Grand Palais (SNBA Stand), Paris

- 2013 Salon des Beaux Arts, Salles du Carrousel du Louvre, Paris

- 2011 International Festival of Visual Arts, Monastir, Tunisia - Art Expo Arezzo, Italy

- 2015 Group Exhibitions, Barcelona, Tarragona, Zaragoza Group Exhibition for Republic Day, Turkish Embassy, Berlin. 2014 Group Exhibition, Luxembourg

- 2016 Art Market Budapest, Güler Sanat (with Frigyes König and István Orosz), Budapest

- 2017 PERSONAL STRUCTURES - open borders, a group exhibition held by European Cultural Centre and GAA Foundation at Palazzo Bembo, Venice within the context of 57th Venice Biennale

- 2019 Reflection of history on the Water Stieglitz Art Academy&Museum/ St. Petersburg Selected Solo Exhibitions

- 1999 Hakan Esmer, Tarişbank Art Gallery, İzmir

- 2001 Hakan Esmer, State Fine Arts Gallery, Eskişehir

- 2002 Hakan Esmer, Artist Art Gallery, Istanbul

- 2003 Endora Art Gallery, İzmir

- 2004 Hakan Esmer, Çakınberk Art Gallery, Balıkesir - 2005 Artist Art Gallery, Istanbul

- 2007 Hakan Esmer, Library Exhibition Hall of Anadolu University, Eskişehir

- 2008 Hakan Esmer, Terakki Foundation, Istanbul

- 2009 Hakan Esmer, Mustafa Ayaz Museum, Ankara

- 2010 Hakan Esmer in Cl, Contemporary Istanbul, Istanbul Contract with Nature, Soyut Art Gallery, Ankara

- 2011 Helikon Art Gallery, Istanbul

- 2012 Hakan Esmer, Kızıltoprak Art Gallery, Istanbul

- 2014 The Symphony of the Colours, Sanko Art Gallery, Gaziantep

- 2015 From the Life, Atatürk Culture, Art and Congress Center, Eskişehir

- 2016 Hakan Esmer, Kızıltoprak Art Gallery, Istanbul

- 2019 Cermodern Gallery Ankara

- 2022 Artankara Art Fair Solo Exhibition, Ankara

- 2023 Imoga Art Space Solo Exhibition, Ankara

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