Kuruçeşme Mah. Kuruçeşme cad. No.41 34345 BEŞİKTAŞ / İSTANBUL


The tragic heroes of the epic fictions
Barış tells us to associate with the picture,and to look at it in a more accurate way by shocking the looks and making us find it odd. He turns the alienating of the eye to its favor. He builds the pictures like epic scenes of Brecht.
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Born in Ankara, 1975,  Barış Cihanoğlu successfully graduated from Painting Department, University of Hacettepe in  1999.  The artist continues to work at his atelier in Istanbul.


1993   Projects Arts Public Exhibition organized by Gazi University based  on the theme  “ Portraits”
1995   Projects Exhibition organized at based  on the “Transcendence in Creation”.
1996   Interdisciplinary Painting Arts Gallery Show organized by Rotary Club for Homeless Children .
1997   Painting Arts Conpetittion and Post Exhibition of Award Winning Artworks Organized by Adana Cement Indutries  Co.
1998   Live Performance at Spring Art Festival  Series organized by Hacettepe Universty.
1999   Mixed Painting Art Exhibition at Painting Art Faculty, Hacettepe Universty
1999   Graduating Painters “ Art Exhibition, organized by Hacettepe Universty  Best Performer Award 
2001   Mixed Painting Art Gallery and  Public  Exhibition, organized by Mozaik Arts.
2003   Personal Paintings Exhibition , organized  by İzlenim Arts 
2004   Painting Performance  Competition Series No. 6, sponsored and organized by Turkish Jokeys” Club Best artisitic  performance artist 2.award
2005   Painting Arts Exhibition organized in memory  of Mr. Sefik Bursalı, Assembly,Qualified Artist 
2005   Official Painters “ Competition organized by Turkish Grand National Assembly , Qualified Artist  
2005   Painting Performance Competition organized by İnönü Universty , Malatya, Qualified Artist  
2005   Polish Cartoon Comics Competition, Qualified Artist  
2005   Tisva Gameen Arts Biennial, Qualified Artist  
2005   Şekerbank’s Small Canvas Mixed Painting Arts Exhibition
2006   Finalist Award at Best Young Performer of Painting  Arts Competition  05, an annual event organized by Rh+ Arts Magazine 
2006   Helicon Painting  Arts Gallery, Mixed Painting Artworks Exhibition 
2006   Painting  Arts Competition  organized by Ümraniye District Municipal Authority , Qualified Artist  
2006   Art Show 2006-Personal Painting Works Exhibition, organized by Tevfik İhtiyar  Art Gallery 
2006   Painting Arts Competition organized by Çukurova Universty ,Adana yielding Best Artistic Performance Award, 
2006   Mixed Painting Works Exhibition Tevfik İhtiyar Art Gallery 
2006   Painting Arts Competition by Sütçü İmam Universty  of Kahramanmaraş, second Best Artistic Performance Award,
2006   Şekerbank’s Mixed Painting Artwork Exhibition named “ Araf’ta 1” 
2006   Art Show in Art Expo İstanbul, organized by Tuyap (Live performance) 
2006   Painting Performance Competition Series No. 7, sponsored and organized by Turkish Jokeys”  Club 
2006   Mr. Nuri İyem Painting Artwork Exhibition, Best Performer Award
2006   Art  Academy ‘s Painting Competition, Best Performer Award
2006   Ankara  Art  Forum Art Expo  Painting  Competition, Outstanding  Performance  Award 
2006   TEB Painting Competition  Qualified Artist   Artist with remarkable work 
2006   Turkish Grand National Assembly “Painting Turkey” Project Exhibition 
2007   Beyaz Art Gallery’s Mixed Painting  Artwork Exhibition named  “Araf’ta 2.”
2007   Live performance in Art Bosporus Art Expo & Exhibition held at Feshane .
2007   “ Terminal Bus Station in Paintings” Project of Turkish Ministry of Culture 
2007   Painting Arts Show at Terakki Charity Organization’s Art Gallery, in  İstanbul 
2007   Personal Paintings Exhibition in Nazım Hikmet  Art Foundation ‘s Art gallery 2007  
2007   Summart Art Festival –Kishinev, Moldova
2007   7th Painting Arts Exhibition organized in memory of Mr. Şefik Bursalı, Qualified Artist
2007   Tüyap Fair of Arts – Beyaz Art Gallery
2008   I. S. O. Odakule Arts Gallery ( Personal exhibition )
2008   Where does this ship lead ?    Concept project  and exhibition (Piramit + Çekirdek Art) 
2008 Municipality of Ümraniye Painting Exhibition
2008 Ankara Beyaz Art Gallery Personal Exhibition ( Mark of Heart ) 
2008 Ankara Institution of Advocates, Exhibition Ankara
2008 Siyah Beyaz Art Gallery Summart Project painting exhibition , Ankara
2008 Art Bosphorus İstanbul Fair of Arts, Beyaz Arts Gallery. İstanbul.
2008  Art Shop Time 2 project,exhibition Eskonsept. İstanbul
2008  Project Exhibition with the concept “Views of people from my country”. Nazım Hikmet Foundation Gallery. İstanbul
2008  5th International art campüs symposiom and exhibition Karlık Evi. Cappadocia.
2008  3rd Nuri İyem Art Contest Juror’s special prize. Evin Arts Gallery. İstanbul
2008  Tüyap Fair of Arts, Beyaz Arts Gallery, İstanbul.
2008  Art Forum Fair of Arts, Beyaz Arts gallery, Ankara.
2008  Sanko Arts Gallery, Young Concept, exhibition of mixed paintings, Gaziantep.
2008  69.Government’s Paintings,Sculpting contest, Exhibition 
2009  Piramit Art Gallery , personal exhibition, ( Kült ) ,istanbul.
2009  Zeitgeist project exhibition ,Berlin Germany.
2009  Ankara Beyaz Art Gallery , Personal exhibition  ( Cihanoğlu Barış ).Ankara.
2009 World Art Foundation Art fair, California U.SA 
2009 Contemporary İstanbul , Art fair , personal exhibition, İstanbul
2010 İş art gallery, personal exhibition, ( uncanny moods ) .İzmir
2011 İlayda art gallery, personal exhibition, ( İmagination ) , İstanbul
2011 Krampf Gallery new york, Art Basel scope Art Fair,  Switzerland
2011 Contemporary İstanbul Art Fair, personal exhibition , ( Bounday Vialotion ), Gallery ilayda
2011  ‘’ Magic Moods’’  Cep Art Gallery, The Marmara Pera, istanbul
2012  Feromone Effect, Gallery İlayda - İstanbul
2012  Perception Gates, Cep Art Gallery, İstanbul
2013  Art Bosphorus Contemporary Art Fair, Ren Art Gallery, İstanbul
2013 ‘’  Law of Atraction’’  Krampf Gallery,  İstanbul.
2013 ‘’ Find Yourself’’  solo exihibition, Gallery İlayda, İstanbul.
2013 ‘’Contemporary İstanbul ‘’ art fair, Gallery İlayda
2014 Platform A art gallery, ‘’Mixed’’ group exhibition,  Ankara
2014 ‘’Orange flower art colony’’   symposium, Sapanca
2014 Gallery İlayda, ‘’Contactless’’  group exhibition İstanbul
2014 ‘’ Atmosphere art projects’’ Narköy symposium, Kocaeli
2014 Art Suits art gallery, Yalıkavak symposium,  Bodrum
2014 Gallery İlayda, ‘’ Ash ’’ solo painting exhibition, İstanbul
2014 ‘’Contemporary İstanbul ‘’ art fair, Gallery İlayda, İstanbul
2015. ''Wearable art'' Summart art center, İstanbul
2015  Art Suit Art Gallery, Yalıkavak art sempozium, Bodrum
2015 ''Contactless vol 5'' Gallery ilayda, İstanbul
2016  '' Dream'' group exhibition,Hub Art Gallery İstanbul
2016  ''Meeting 2''  group exhibiton, Görsav, İstanbul
2016  ''Pluralist searches'' Group exhibition, Vis art, İstanbul
2016  '' Designformation'' Solo exhibition, Vis art, İstanbul
2016 '' Summer Collective '' Group exhibition, Gallery İlayda, İstanbul