Born in Istanbul, Turkey, in 12/21/1992
Lives & works in Philadelphia, PA
M. Adil Ozturk started the Design and Art education in high school. He graduated from Vocational High School in 2010 followed by a degree in Visual Design from FMV Isik University in 2015. He is currently pursuing an MFA at PAFA. His qualifications include advanced knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite for graphic design/illustration, product photography, digitizing, and post-editing. Adil is very inspired by philosophy and politics. His current research is concerned with one of the global issues in today's world, Orientalism vs. Occidentalism.
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IMKB Vocational High School
Graphic Design/Photography, Istanbul
2010 - 2015
FMV. Isik University
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
Master of Fine Arts MFA, Philadelphia
IHP, Member of Board of Residents
Athletic dedicated swimmer in Fins Aquatic Sport club in Philadelphia. Also a member of USMS
200 yards free: 2.13"
100 yards free: 1.04"
PAFA, paid/part time Internship in Product Photography and Digitizing Project
IHP, paid/part time the Front Desk Coordinator
PAFA, paid/part time Ambassador Delegate
PAFA, Graduate Teaching Assistantship of Scott Noel and Al Gury
IHP, Summer Sales Marketing paid/part time Internship
PAFA, Summer full time Internship at Archive Department
PAFA, Graduate Assistantship of Dr. Kevin Richards,
Istanbul, full time Teaching for the Technology and Design Course for State Middle School.
Tuzla Town Hall, Istanbul, Graphic Design and Photographing paid/part time Internship
PAFA, Curatorship for the Exhibition in Gallery 128, The Beauty of the Contradiction (with Jung Hoon Park, Ha Ninh Pham, and Bing Lin Lee)
Roma Art Program, Assistantship for Carole Robb, as guiding the students to the locations and being information guider. Rome, Italy
Grants & Honors & Awards
2010 Trustee Full Tuition Scholarship, FMV Isik University, Istanbul, TR
2013 Roma Art Program, Student painting competition prize, Italy, Rome
Salutatorian in the Undergraduate program, FMV Isik University, Istanbul, TR
Second ranked in Turkish Triathlon Age Group Championship League, TR
PAFA MFA Tuition Former Trustees Association Tuition Scholarship, Philadelphia, PA
PAFA MFA Tuition International Tuition Scholarship, Philadelphia, PA
PAFA MFA Graduate Tuition Grant, Philadelphia, PA
PAFA MFA Merit Tuition Scholarship, Philadelphia, PA
PAFA Graduate Financial Aid Scholarship, Philadelphia, PA
IHP Emergency Financial Aid Scholarship, Philadelphia, PA
Selected in the KOMASK Masters Printmaking Show, “Lange Zaal” of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp, Belgium