The visual artist Evren Tekinoktay (b. 1972) is a graduate of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. Danish Academy of Arts, in addition to the Jan van Eyck Academy and the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in the Netherlands. She is married to the artist Tal R, and with her colourful art and collages exhibited at several prestigious galleries and museums including the Zwinger Galerie in Berlin, The approach in London, and at the Charlottenborg exhibition To the Wall. In addition, she owns the luxury lingerie store Tekinoktay Finest Lingerie in inner Copenhagen.
Colourful dream worlds
Evren Tekinoktay's works consist of vibrant, colourful dream worlds that saturate both the eyes and the imagination. In her works she mixes collage and painting into a raw, sensuous and tantalizing picture-like tale that draws on the artist's penchant for the mass media and popular culture images and creates an explosion of colours, shapes and expressions.
Source: Laura Liv Weikop