Cem Sagbil

1958 Born in the town of Kandilli, Zonguldak, on the Black Sea coast.
1976–79 Studied interior decoration and industrial design at the Fine Arts Academy in Istanbul.
1979 Went to Stuttgart, Germany.
1981 Began studies in ceramics and sculpture at the Stuttgart Academy of Fine Arts.
1982 Opened his first studio on Kernerstrasse in Stuttgart.
1982–84 Attended courses in architecture, and the construction of a mudbrick building in Cyprus which employed the traditional dome construction methods of architect Hassan Fathy.
1988 Completed his studies at the Stuttgart Academy of Fine Arts under Prof. G. Spanulo.
1991 In addition to çini- Turkish glazed porcelain – and oil painting; and works in
wood, ceramic, metal and other materials, he began to concentrate mainly on bronze sculpture.
1999 Established a foundry for bronze art works called ‘Bronzhane’ in Izmir.
2006–2007 Chosen ‘Artist of the Year’ by the Arts Foundation.

Continued working in Izmir and İstanbul.

 

EXHIBITIONS

1987   Proton, Group Exhibition, Schwaebisch Gmünd

1988   Führungsakademie des Landes Baden-Württemberg, Solo Exhibition,   Karlsruhe

1990   Kunstraum Bretten, Group Exhibition, Bretten

1990   1st International Erotic Art Exhibition, Group Exhibition, Nicosia/Cyprus

1991   12 Turkish Artists from Baden-Württemberg, Group Exhibition, Stuttgart

1992   Hebst der Kulturen, Group Exhibition, Stuttgart

1992   HP Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Nicosia/ Cyprus

1992   12 Turkish Artists from Baden-Württemberg, Group Exhibition, Ulm

1994   Reiter Kazerne, Solo Exhibition, Stuttgart

1996   Schützen Haus, Group Exhibition, Wetzlar

1997   IMKB Art Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Istanbul

1998   Galerie in der Walpenreute, Group Exhibition, Stuttgart

1998   Galeri Vakko, Solo Exhibition, Istanbul

1998  Galeri Vakko, Solo Exhibition, Izmir

1998   Galeri Vakko, Solo Exhibition, Ankara

2000   ZAPATA, Solo Exhibition, Stuttgart

2000   Galerie in der Walpenreute, Group Exhibition, Stuttgart

2001   Dolmabahçe Cultural Center, Solo Exhibition, Istanbul

2002   Schönberg Art Association, Solo Exhibition, Stuttgart

2002   Başak Insurance Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Izmir

2002   Çanakkale State Fine Arts Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Çanakkale

2003–04   Galerie in der Walpenreute,’DENGE’ Solo Exhibition, Stuttgart

                 Galeri Almelek, ’DENGE’ Solo Exhibition, Istanbul

                 Galeri Akademist,’DENGE’ Solo Exhibition, Izmir

2004  Konak Pier, Solo Exhibition, Izmir

2004  Galeri Artist, Solo Exhibition, Berlin

2005  Akyaka Cultural Association, Solo Exhibition, Muğla

2005  AHK Çağla Cabaoğlu Art Gallery, Group Exhibition, Antalya

2006   Çağla Cabaoğlu Art Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Istanbul

2007   Nurol Art Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Ankara

2007  Çağla Cabaoğlu Art Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Istanbul

2008   Galerie Art und Deco, Hermann’s Solo Exhibition, Reutlingen

2009   Grup Art Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Ankara

2010   10th Arrondissement Municipality, Solo Exhibition, Paris

2012    ZAPATA, Solo Exhibition, Stuttgart

2012    Atölye Su, Solo Exhibition, Alaçatı/Izmir

2013    Konak Municipality Culture Center, Solo Exhibition, Izmir

2013  Alaçatı Municipality, Galeri Kırmızı Ardıç Kuşu, Atölye Su, Solo Exhibition,   Alaçatı/Izmir

2015  Galeri Narartiz, Solo Exhibition,  Izmir

2015  OArt, Odeabank, Solo Exhibition,  Istanbul

 

OPEN AIR SCULPTURES

Ankara,   Turkey

Istanbul,   Turkey           

Çanakkale,  Turkey    

Izmir,   Turkey                         

Stuttgart,   Germany 

Böblingen,   Germany 

Ludwigsburg, Germany 

Paris,   France