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Varol Topac

Topac Varol
tr Turkey

1967 Born in Ankara
1998 Graduated from Anadolu Universty Faculty of Fine Arts Sculpture Department
1999 Began to work as Research Assistant at M.K.U. (Mustafa Kemal University) Fine Arts Faculty Sculpture Department
2001 Dokuz Eylul University Fine Arts Faculty Sculpture Department began to work as Research Assistant
2003 Finished Post-Graduated (M.A) in Dokuz Eylul Universty Fine Arts Institute Sculpture Basic Arts Department
2006 Began to work as Research Assistant at M.K.U. (Mustafa Kemal University) Fine Arts Faculty Sculpture Department

PRICES
1996 Ministry of Culture, Government Sculpture Competition (Success Price) ANKARA
1997 Sculpture Competition organized by ‘’Turgut Pura Painting and Sculpture Foundation’’(First Price) IZMIR
1997 TUR-ART Competition Organized by Ministry of Tourism (Mention) ANKARA
1998 Sculpture Competition Organized by‘’Turgut Pura Painting and Sculpture Foundation’’(Special Price of Jury) IZMİR
1999 Ministry of Culture, Goverment Sculpture Competition (Success Price) ANKARA
2007 “Art Meet Ice” International Ice Sculpture Competition / Helsinki – FINLAND (Sixth Price)
2007 1.Tehran International Sculpture Symposium / Tehran - IRAN (Fourth Price)
2007 Ministry of Culture, Goverment Sculpture Competition (Succes Price) ANKARA
PERSONNEL EXHIBITION

2002 Sculpture Exhibition Başak Sigorta Gallery / IZMIR
2005 Peace and Art Festival Dikili / IZMIR

Also he participated in many joint exhibitions with his abstract – figurative works. His many works are at some private collections indoor and outdoor
Varol Topaç is the member of the International Association of Plastic Arts, Unesco – A.I.A.P.

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUMS
2002 10.International Wood Sculpture Symposium /Hojer - DENMARK
2003 6.International Sculpture Symposium / Morges – SWITZERLAND
2003 14.International Wood Sculpture Symposium / Kemijarvi - FINLAND
2004 23.International Wood Sculpture Symposium /Bardonecchia-Torino-ITALY
2004 2.International Youthfull Sculpture Competition-Workshop/Fines-Almeria-SPAIN 2005 1.International Stone Sculpture Symposium/Ataturk Universty- Erzurum-TURKEY
2005 International Wood Sculpture Symposium “less is more again”/F.O.A.M-FINLAND
2006 3.International Youthfull Sculpture Competition-Workshop/Olula de Rıo -Almeria-SPAIN
2006 3.International Sculpture Symposium 'Art in the Forest'/Sauze d’Oulx - Torino, ITALY
2006 European Art Symposium “landscape art and network” /Saxon- Dresden- GERMANY
2006 5.Geumgang Nature Ar...



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1967 Born in Ankara
1998 Graduated from Anadolu Universty Faculty of Fine Arts Sculpture Department
1999 Began to work as Research Assistant at M.K.U. (Mustafa Kemal University) Fine Arts Faculty Sculpture Department
2001 Dokuz Eylul University Fine Arts Faculty Sculpture Department began to work as Research Assistant
2003 Finished Post-Graduated (M.A) in Dokuz Eylul Universty Fine Arts Institute Sculpture Basic Arts Department
2006 Began to work as Research Assistant at M.K.U. (Mustafa Kemal University) Fine Arts Faculty Sculpture Department

PRICES
1996 Ministry of Culture, Government Sculpture Competition (Success Price) ANKARA
1997 Sculpture Competition organized by ‘’Turgut Pura Painting and Sculpture Foundation’’(First Price) IZMIR
1997 TUR-ART Competition Organized by Ministry of Tourism (Mention) ANKARA
1998 Sculpture Competition Organized by‘’Turgut Pura Painting and Sculpture Foundation’’(Special Price of Jury) IZMİR
1999 Ministry of Culture, Goverment Sculpture Competition (Success Price) ANKARA
2007 “Art Meet Ice” International Ice Sculpture Competition / Helsinki – FINLAND (Sixth Price)
2007 1.Tehran International Sculpture Symposium / Tehran - IRAN (Fourth Price)
2007 Ministry of Culture, Goverment Sculpture Competition (Succes Price) ANKARA
PERSONNEL EXHIBITION

2002 Sculpture Exhibition Başak Sigorta Gallery / IZMIR
2005 Peace and Art Festival Dikili / IZMIR

Also he participated in many joint exhibitions with his abstract – figurative works. His many works are at some private collections indoor and outdoor
Varol Topaç is the member of the International Association of Plastic Arts, Unesco – A.I.A.P.

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUMS
2002 10.International Wood Sculpture Symposium /Hojer - DENMARK
2003 6.International Sculpture Symposium / Morges – SWITZERLAND
2003 14.International Wood Sculpture Symposium / Kemijarvi - FINLAND
2004 23.International Wood Sculpture Symposium /Bardonecchia-Torino-ITALY
2004 2.International Youthfull Sculpture Competition-Workshop/Fines-Almeria-SPAIN 2005 1.International Stone Sculpture Symposium/Ataturk Universty- Erzurum-TURKEY
2005 International Wood Sculpture Symposium “less is more again”/F.O.A.M-FINLAND
2006 3.International Youthfull Sculpture Competition-Workshop/Olula de Rıo -Almeria-SPAIN
2006 3.International Sculpture Symposium 'Art in the Forest'/Sauze d’Oulx - Torino, ITALY
2006 European Art Symposium “landscape art and network” /Saxon- Dresden- GERMANY
2006 5.Geumgang Nature Art Biennale Gongju city,Chungnam, KOREA
2007 “Art Meet Ice” International Ice Sculpture Competition / Helsinki – FINLAND
2007 1.Tehran International Sculpture Symposium / Tehran - IRAN
2007 5. Portimao International Monumental Sculpture Symposium / Portimao – Algarve- PORTUGAL
2007 16.International Wood Sculpture Symposium / Kemijarvi – FINLAND
2007 1. Imam Ali Painting Symposium “justice and compassion” Tehran - IRAN
2008 2. Rulal Week of Sculpture – Workshop-competition (as a monitor ) Albancez – Almeria- SPAIN
ARTIST RESİDENCE

2007 International Artist Residence “for ice sculptures” / Kemijarvi – FINLAND


1967 Born in Ankara
1990/1993 Opened his own studio and worked on projecting particles and relief branch
1993/1994 Enrolled Anadolu University Fine Arts Faculty Sculpture Department in 1996/1997 finished license program
1998 Enrolled Sculpture Basic Arts Department Master program at Dokuz Eylul University Social Sciences Institute
1999 Began to work as Research Assistant at M.K.U. (Mustafa Kemal University) Fine Arts Faculty Sculpture Department
2001 Dokuz Eylul University Fine Arts Faculty Sculpture Department
began to work Research Assistant
2003 Finished master program in Dokuz Eylul Universty Fine Arts Institute Sculpture Basic Arts Department
2004 Enrolled Sculpture Basic Arts Department Doctore program at Dokuz Eylul University Fine Arts Institute

1996 Ministry of Culture, Government Sculpture Competition (Success Price) ANKARA
1997 Sculpture Competition organized by ‘’Turgut Pura Painting and Sculpture Foundation’’(First Price) IZMIR
1997 TUR-ART Competition Organized by Ministry of Tourism (Mention) ANKARA
1998 Sculpture Competition Organized by ‘’Turgut Pura Painting and Sculpture Foundation’’(Special Price of Jury) IZMIR
1999 Ministry of Culture,Goverment Sculpture Competition (Success Price) ANKARA

Expos Collective (Listing)

1996 Ministry of Culture, Government Sculpture Competition (Success Price) ANKARA
1997 Sculpture Competition organized by ‘’Turgut Pura Painting and Sculpture Foundation’’(First Price) İZMİR
1997 Ministry of Culture, Government Sculpture Competition (Exhibition) ANKARA
1997 TUR-ART Competition Organized by Ministry of Tourism (Mention) ANKARA
1998 Sculpture Competition Organized by ‘’Turgut Pura Painting and Sculpture Foundation’’(Special Price of Jury) İZMİR
1998 Exhibition of Young Activity TUYAP-İSTABUL
1993/1997 - Took part at exhibition opened by ‘’Anadolu University in various cities
1999 Sculpture Competition by I.M.K.B. (Exhibition) ISTANBUL
1999 Ministry of Culture,Goverment Sculpture Competition (Success Price) ANKARA
2000 Joint Exhibition by M.K.U. Education Staff in MERSIN
2000 Joint Exhibition by M.K.U. Education Staff in ADANA
2000 Ministry of Culture, Government Sculpture Competition (Exhibition) ANKARA
2002 Mixed Exhibition Four Artists Gallery Binyıl / ISTANBUL
2002 Joint Exhibition by D.E.Ü. Education Staff in Is Bank Art Gallery IZMIR
2003 Joint Sculpture Exhibition Morges – SWITZERLAND
2003 Joint Sculpture Exhibition- International Art Centre Puustelli-Kemijarvi-FINLAND
2005 Virtual Presentation of Six Sculptors – Allaprima Museum- FINLAND
2005 Ministry of Culture, Government Sculpture Competition (Exhibition) ANKARA


Expos Solo (Listing)

PERSONNEL EXHIBITION
2002 Sculpture Exhibition Başak Sigorta Gallery / IZMIR
2005 Sculpture Exhibition "Dikili Peace Festival" / IZMIR

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM
2002 10.International Wood Sculpture Symposium /Hojer - DENMARK
2003 6.International Sculpture Symposium / Morges – SWITZERLAND
2003 14.International Wood Sculpture Symposium / Kemijarvi - FINLAND
2004 23.International Wood Sculpture Symposium /Bardonecchia-Torin-ITALY
2004 2.International Youthfull Sculpture Competition-Workshop/Fines-Almeria-SPAIN 2005 1.International Stone Sculpture Symposium/Ataturk Universty- Erzurum-TURKEY
2005 International Wood Sculpture Symposium'Reductive Abstraction'/F.O.A.M-FINLAND