EMRE SENAN (Konya, 1954 -)

Graduate of Istanbul State Academy of Fine Arts - School of Applied Industrial Arts Graphics Dpt. Joined academic life as an assistant in the same school. Resigned subsequent to passing of Council of Higher Education Law A professional designer and line animation artist.

Took part in founding of recognized advertising agencies Istanbul Reklam, Yorum, Markom, Reklamcılık, KLAN and EURO RSCG Turkey as a partner. As creative director, he lead and supervised many communications campaign, corporate ID design and publication projects.

He drew cartoons and illustrations for daily newspapers. His cartoon album ‘Karakatür’ was published by Metis Publishing House. He designed book covers and illustrations.

His graphic designs were exhibited and admitted museums in Canada, France, Switzerland, Korea, Czech Republic, Germany and İran. Won numerous awards in various national animation film competitions and Turkish Society of Graphic Design exhibitions..

Served as a board member and President in Association of Animation Filmmakers and Turkish Society of Graphic Design.

8th GraphIst. Joined to the international jury in 9th Tehran poster Biennial as a member.

He continues, under various formats (exhibitions, videos, prints and publication), a project named ‘Minutes of Meeting’ since a number of years. He produces work in other contemporary arts as well..

He opened 8 personal exhibitions in Turkey and abroad, took part in other national and international mixed exhibitions. Awarded in Breclaw Small Graphics Biennial.

Left Euro RSCG Turkey and started his own design office in İstanbul. Teaches students at the faculty at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University Faculty of Fine Arts Graphics Department through graphic projects. Recently he is occupied with Emre Senan Foundation of Design. He is with two children.

Emre Senan