Mehtap Uygungöz

She was born in 1965 in Kars-Kağızman. She completed her primary, secondary and high school education in Istanbul. She graduated from Marmara University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Graphics Department in 1986. Her love for calligraphy and her education are explained by the academicians of the same faculty, Prof. İlhami Turan, Prof. Halis Bicer, Prof. Selahattin Ganiz and Dr. Instructor She got it from its member Niyazi Gündüz. She completed her master’s degree in 1991 and her proficiency in art in Anadolu University Social Sciences Institute Graphics Department in 1995 and was appointed as Assistant Professor (Dr. Lecturer) in 1996. As the first female artist to make calligraphic paintings with Latin Letters since 1987, she still continues her artistic studies and teaches “Typography and Calligraphy” at Anadolu University Faculty of Fine Arts Graphics Department.
7th World Conference on Women’s Studies (WCWS 2021) Solo Exhibition (Azerbaijan-2020); “Bosnia and Herzegovina Artists Association” (Bosnia-Herzegovina Sarajevo-2019); “3 Calligraphers” (Bodrum-Dibeklihan-2019); “7Artist, 1Exhibition,7 Expression” (Belgrade-Serbia-2018); “10. International Anatolian Calligraphy and Typography Event” (Eskişehir-2018); “Journey with Letters” Solo Exhibition (Eskişehir-2017); “International Calligrapher 2017” (Istanbul-2017); “Artistic Expressions,” (Macedonia2017); “Women Artists in the Collection Exhibition” (Eskişehir-2017); “Expo2016-Antalya” (Antalya-2016); “Slovenian & Turkey Art” (Slovenia-Kranj-2015); are some of the events she has participated in in recent years with her calligraphy works.
muygungoz@anadolu.edu.tr / mehtapuygungoz@gmail.com


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