WHAT I DO : IIlustration, cartoon, animation

WHERE I WENT TO SCHOOL: Marmara University, Faculty of Fine Arts, graphic design and illustration, BA

Fashion Institute of Technology/SUNY, illustration, MFA

WHERE I WORKED: 2003-2015  Whendy&Lynn Illustration Agent, MD  Drew children’s book illustrations

2006-2008 Hakia com, NY Drew online cartoons and animations

2002-current David Sirieix, 741mph Drew storyboards, layout sketches for the clients: M+FG, Bear USA, Avirex

Travel Savvy Magazine

1995-2000 J.Walter Thompson-Istanbul Drew storyboards, presentation sketches and illustrations for the clients: Nestlé, Ford, Shell

1994-1995 Grey-Istanbul Drew storyboards, presentation sketches and illustrations for the clients: P&G, Turkish Airlines…

1992-Teleline Animation Studio Created three animation films for the national TV

1986-1990-Hurriyet Newspaper Drew daily cartoons for the humor section

CLIENTS I WORKED FOR: ScholasticHarcourt, Oxford Press, Picture Windows Books, Compass, Sopris West, Quarasan, Mackinac Island State Park, Hakia.com, London Transport Museum, TUBITAKBonbon children’s magazine, Manajans JWT, DDB, Y&R

BOOKS I ILLUSTRATED:

Mensch on a Bench

Christmas StickParaclete Press

Penny Finds a Family – Pearson Publishing

The Wizard of  Oz Kelime Publishing

Truth About UnicornsCapstone Publishing

The Story of Dr. DolitleCompass Publishing

The Wind in the WillowCompass Publishing

Grimm Fairy Tales – Compass Publishing

Sneaker Shopping – Oxford Press

Robin Hood and the Tricky ButcherPicture Windows Books

Robin Hood and the Golden ArrowPicture Windows Books

Emma’s New LookPicture Windows Books

Camden’s GamePicture Windows Books

Firefly Summer – Picture Windows Books

Nuna Gets a ChanceHarcourt

Boat RaceQuorasan Publishing

Big Animal, Small AnimalSopris-West Publishing

Stone SoupScholastic

Devoted Friend – Gendas Publishing

Remarkable Rocket – Gendas Publishing

Festival Happiness – Children’s Foundation

Magical TreeChildren’s Foundation

Lion BirdChildren’s Foundation

Flying DonkeyChildren’s Foundation

Town Musicians of BremenKelime Publishing

Detective Daniel SeriesKelime Publishing

Magical Istanbul – Kelime Publishing

Troy TalesGunisigi Publishing

Stupid WarriorGunisigi Publishing

Where Is My Dad?Ginisigi Publishing

AWRDS I GOT:

The Society of Illustrators, NY – Gold Medal, 2005

International Aydin Dogan Cartoon Competition – Success Prize, 2005

International Cyprus Peace Cartoons Competition- Success Prize, 2004

International Aydin Dogan Cartoon Competition – Second Prize, 2004

London Transport Museum and the Society of Artist Agents Illustration Awards – Second Prize, 2004

London Transport Museum and the Society of Artist Agents Illustration Awards – First Prize, 2003

International Aydin Dogan Cartoon Competition – First Prize, 2003

SCBWI Bologna Children’s Book Fair Illustration Competition – Honorable Prize, 2003

MEDIUM I USE: Watercolor, colored ink, digital

SOFTWARES I KNOW: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Flash, Adobe After Effects