A selection of paintings which were enlisted as finalists or winners in prestigious Art Prizes by Mertim Gokalp
Feathers & Kisses Series | 2014
Feathers & Kisses aims to unveil the mysticism of women using angelic & divine references, hence the ‘feathers’, while exposing something deeper, instinctive and natural, hence the ‘kisses’ by Mertim Gokalp
Borderline Series | 2013
Borderline by Mertim Gokalp: A pervasive pattern of instability of interpersonal relationships, self-image, and affects, and marked impulsivity that begins by early adulthood and is present in a variety of context. This series of works mainly focuses on psychological struggles of the contemporary women, inspired by subject matters' relations with various objects.
50 Faces of Balmain | 2012
As a special event, the Contemporary Gallery of the Balmain Art and Craft Show 2012 hosted a solo exhibition showcasing 50 portraits of Balmain locals by Mertim Gokalp