EMRE SENAN

Designer

Born 1954, in Konya.

After graduation from İzmir Kolej at 1971, attended engineering department of Bosphorus University for one year, then quit.

Graduate of Istanbul State Academy of Fine Arts (IDGSA). School of Applied Industrial Arts (UESYO). Teaching assistant at the same school. A professional graphic designer and animation artist.

Took part in founding of recognized advertising agencies  Markom, Reklamcılık, Klan and Euro RSCG Turkey as a partner. As creative director, he led and supervised many communication campaigns, corporate ID design and publication projects. Drew cartoons and illustrations for daily newspapers, worked for NGO’s voluntarily.

His cartoon album ‘Karakatür’ was published by Metis Publishing House.

Designed book covers and illustrations. His works were exhibited and admitted in 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. Exhibited work and conducted a workshop in 8th GraphIst. Joined to the international jury in 9th Tehran poster Biennial as a member. Produces work in other contemporary arts as well. He had 14 personal exhibitions and took part in other national and international mixed exhibitions. Awarded in Breclaw Small Graphics Biennial.

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

Teaches at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University Faculty of Fine Arts Graphics Department through graphic projects.  Quit advertising at 2007 and started his own design studio.

Currently he is occupied with Emre Senan Design Foundation which is a non-profit international center for design students, co-founded with Ayşegül İzer. www.yahsiworkshops.com

With two children.