EDUCATION
2010    MA, Ceramic Design, Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent, England
2008    Foundation Studies in Art and Design, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, USA

2000    BA, Media Arts, Emerson College, Boston, USA


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Museum of Decorative Arts of the Dresden State Art Collections, Dresden, Germany

Museum of the City of Landshut – Rudolf Strasser Collection, Landshut, Germany

Presidential Art Collection, Ankara, Turkey


SOLO SHOWS

2016    Puls Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
2015    “Inside Out”, Brutto Gusto Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany

2013    “Ipek Kotan: New Works”, Beaux Arts Gallery, Bath, England
2011    “Ausstellung no. 19: Ipek Kotan”, Galerie Bollhorst, Freiburg, Germany


GALLERY REPRESENTATION, EXHIBITIONS AND FAIRS

2017    Adrian Sassoon, London, England (summer)

2017    “Revelations” represented by swissCeramics, Paris, France (May)

2017    “M.17” Museum of Applied Arts, Frankfurt, Germany (November)

2016    Eva Maisch, Würzburg, Germany

2016    “Contemporary Istanbul” represented by ECNP Galeri, Istanbul, Turkey

2016    “European Ceramics and Glass Triennial” Mons, Belgium

2016    “Modern Classics” Westerwald Museum, Höhr-Grenzhausen, Germany

2016    Decorex” Syon Park, London, England

2016    Talents” and “Form” Tendence, Frankfurt, Germany

2016    “KunstRAI - Art Amsterdam” represented by Gallery Annelien Kers, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2016    “Ceramic Art London” Central Saint Martins, London, England

2015    “Neue Raüme” represented by Formforum, Zurich, Switzerland
2015    “The Craft and the Makers” Galerie Johanssen, Berlin, Germany

2015    “15 Years: 2000-2015” Galerie Franz Epple, Tuerkheim, Germany
2015    “Ceramic Art London” Royal College of Art, London, England
2014    “SOFA Chicago” represented by Armaggan Gallery, Chicago, USA
2014    “Vase, Vessel, Void” Oliver Sears Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2014    “Ceramic Art London” Royal College of Art, London, England
2013    “Parcours Céramique Carougeois” Carouge, Switzerland
2013    “Mechtild Lobish, Ipek Kotan & Thomas Bohle” Galerie Franz Epple, Türkheim, Germany
2013     European Makers Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2013    Hand Made” Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2013    “Ceramic Inspirations” Bavarian State Archeological Collection, Munich, Germany

2013    Modern Masters” Galerie Handwerk, Munich, Germany
2013    In the Window” Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool, England
2012    Contemporary Craft & Design” Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London, England
2012    Art & Function” DesignArt Galerie, Innsbruck, Austria
2012    SOFA Chicago” represented by Armaggan Gallery, Chicago, USA
2012    Grassimesse” Grassi Museum, Leipzig, Germany
2012     Galerie Eva Maisch, Würzburg, Germany
2012    International Turned Wood & Ceramics” Sarah Myerscough Fine Art, London, England
2012    States of Material” Armaggan Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
2012     Vessels Gallery, Boston, USA
2011    “Vierundzwanzig zwoelf” Galerie Eva Maisch, Würzburg, Germany
2011    Maison & Objet” Paris, France
2010    Form”, Ludwigshafen, Germany
2010    Maison & Objet” Paris, France
2009    British Ceramics Biennial” Stoke-on-Trent, England

2007    RISD Ceramics Triennial” Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, USA


AWARDS

2014    Turkish Cultural Foundation, Cultural Exchange Fellowship, Washington D.C., USA

2016    Turkish Cultural Foundation, Cultural Exchange Fellowship, Washington D.C., USA


COMMISSIONS
2013    Former First Lady Hayrunnissa Gul, for the Presidential Art Collection, Ankara, Turkey

2012    Barneys New York for their Madison Avenue flagship store, New York, USA


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016    Resident Artist, European Ceramic Work Centre, Oisterwijk, Netherlands

2015    Resident Artist, European Ceramic Work Centre, Oisterwijk, Netherlands

2014    Resident Artist, Fondation Bruckner, Geneva, Switzerland
2013    Resident Artist, European Ceramic Work Centre, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

2013    Resident Artist, Fondation Bruckner, Geneva, Switzerland


PUBLICATIONS

2012    Harper’s Bazaar Arabia Interiors, “The Urge to Create”, United Arab Emirates, March-April, p.48-49

2016    All Decor, “Zamandan Bagimsiz Isler” by Ebru Latifoglu. Turkey, September-October, p. 168-169

2016    Talking Ceramics by Monika Auch. The Netherlands, June 2016, p. 150-153

2016    The Dapper Chapper, “Interview: Ceramist Ipek Kotan” by Robert Etheridge. UK, 30 April 2016. Web.

2016    Sanat Dunyamiz, “Canagin Guzelligi”, Turkey, March-April, p. 64-72

2015    Art Aurea, “The Beauty Inside” by Reinhold Ludwig. Germany, winter, p.38-45
2015    Cfile Online, “Ipek Kotan: Mining Gold” by Justin Crowe. Garth Clark. 6 August 2015.  Web.

2015    Absolutely, “Arts & Culture”, UK, April, p. 31
2014    Lokau, Walter H. “The Beauty of the Bowl”, Ceramic Review, UK, July-August, p. 30-35
2014    Elle Decoration, “Yeni Sanat”, Turkey, June-July, p. 226
2013    Artam Global Art & Design, “Roportaj”, Turkey, March-April, p. 118, 121
2013    Maison Francaise, “Ajanda”, Turkey, March, p. 55
2012    Artam Global Art & Design, “Sanat Pazari”, Turkey, November-December, p. 54
2012    Art Aurea, “Grassimesse”, Germany, winter, p.109
2012    Harper’s Bazaar Arabia Interiors, “Editor’s Choice”, United Arab Emirates, May-June, p.25
2012    Elle Decoration, “Yasam Now”, Turkey, April, p.114
2012    Maison Francaise, “Tasarim”, Turkey, April, p. 89
2012    House Beautiful, “Rafinelik Duygusu”, Turkey, April, p. 96, p. 98, p. 100
2012    Case da Abitare, “Lo Studio”, Italy, March, p. 92
2011    House Beautiful, “En Yeni”, Turkey, December, p. 44
2011    Maison Francaise, “Tasarim”, Turkey, November, p. 45, p. 71
2011    Elle Decoration, “Shopping News”, UK, October, p.52
2011    Maison Francaise, “Tasarim”, Turkey, August, p. 57
2011    Elle Decoration, “Objects of Desire”, UK, May, p. 42
2011    Maison Francaise, “Icimdekileri Seramigin Diliyle Anlatiyorum”, Turkey, April, p. 92-93


ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

Craft Potters Association
Swiss Ceramics Association

World Craft Council