Meral Değer | About Me
About Me

Portre-MD-Meral Deger studied in the Department of Graphic Design at the Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University,

Istanbul and received her masters degree in 1983.

She continued her education in jewelry design and techniques between 1995-1999 and

glass design and techniques between 2004-2009 at the Glass Furnace Foundation Istanbul.

In 2000-2003, she lectured at Yildiz Technical University in İstanbul in the Department of Applied Arts.

The Thrace Prize for Graphic Design (1996)

Gold Jewelry Design Award World Gold Council (1997)

Gold Jewelry Design Award World Gold Council (1998)

Camgeran Glass Design Competition, Turkey (2010)

Her designs were selected and exhibited in a group exhibition at the World Crafts Council for the European Prize for Applied Arts, Belgium (2009)

At the SOFA International Exposition Chicago, USA (2011)

At Abate Zanetti Murano Glass Design Competition – Venice Biennale, Italy (2012)

At the SOFA International Exposition Chicago, USA (2013)

At the SOFA International Exposition Chicago, USA (2014)

Selected EXHIBITIONS:

2000  ‘Reflexions of Byzantine and Ottoman Heritages’,     Kulturparkett, Staefa, Switzerland

2004  ‘Roses or Tulips’,     StaefArt, Staefa, Switzerland

2006  ‘A Ladder to the Moon’,     A. Caroline Kreutziger Worpswede, Bremen, Germany

2007  ‘Stamps’,         75. Goldschmiedehause Museum, Hanau-Frankfurt am Main, Germany

2009  ‘Mediterranean Breezes – Turkish Glass’,     Paşabahçe, Riihimaki Museum, Helsinki, Finland

2009  ‘Tradition und Moderne’,        Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus, Frankfurt am Main,    Germany

2009  ‘Never Fading Tulips of Istanbul’,         Castle Klaffenbach, Chemnitz, Germany

2010  ‘Impressions d’Istanbul’, Abbaye de Neumünster, Luxemburg

2011  ‘Impressions d’Istanbul’,     the Blackheads House,    Riga,    Latvia

2011  ‘Reflexions of Istanbul’,        Idgsa 80’,         ’Yıldız Palace Museum’,     Istanbul,    Turkey

2013  ‘Tribute to Nature’,        Armaggan Art & Design Gallery, Armaggan Nuruosmaniye, Istanbul, Turkey

2014 ‘Glass Unlimited’ Made in Istanbul, Kosta Boda / Glass Factory, Emma Boda Glass Museum, Sweden

IN PRINT

2011   Thinking jewellery

‘On the way towards a theory of jewellery’

(W.Lindemann & FH Trier / Idar – Oberstein-Arnold Art Publishers-DE)

2009    Contemporary Jewellery Makers

(Cologne&Newyork-Darling Publications-USA)

2007    Wertzeichen

(75.Jahre Gesellschaft für Goldschmiedekunst-DE)

2007    SİMURGH Kulturzeitschrift

Zentrum Für Europaeische und Orientalische Kultur E.V.

(2007 Heft 3-DE)

2012                      Südostschweiz am Sonntag  (06.05.2012-CH)

2012                      Zürichsee-Zeitung, (03.05.2012-CH)

2012                      Zürichsee-Zeitung, (30.04.2012-CH)

2012                     Akşam Gazetesi  (04.05.2012-TR

2009                     GZ journal  (Goldschmiede Zeitung August 2009-DE)

2009                     SCHMUCK Magazin (September-Oktober 2009-DE)

2009                     Hanauer Anzeiger (04.07.2009- DE)

2009                     FAZ-Rhein-Main (07.07.2009-DE)

2009                     Frankfurt Rundschau (07.07.2009-DE)

2009                     rma.de (Juli / August 2009-DE)

2009                     Espresso Zeit für mein Hanauer Stadtjournal (August 2009-DE)

2009                     Art Kaleidoscope Kunst Magazin für Frankfurt (Juli bis September 2009-DE)

2009                     Arredemento Mimarlık (Ekim 2009-TR)

2009                     Maison Fracaise (Ekim 2009-TR)

2009                     HaberTürk Gazetesi (25.9.2009-TR)

2009                     Taraf Gazetesi (8.9.2009-TR)

2007                     Lint-Zeitug (Montag 24 september 2007-CH)

2007                     Die Südostschweiz (30 September 2007-CH)

2007                     Obersee Nachrichten (20 September 2007-CH)

2007                     StadMagazin-Jona (September 2007-CH)

2007                     GZ journal (Goldschmiede Zeitung November2007-DE)

2002                     Mod (ocak 2002-TR)

2001                     Ad/Decor (aralık 2001-TR)

2000                     Maison Francaise (ağustos 2000-TR)

2000                     Zürichsee-Zeitung (8 May 2000-CH)

2000                     GZ journal/ (Goldschmiede Zeitung; Agust 2000-DE)

2000                     Sabah Gazetesi  (24 mayıs 2000-CH)

2000                     Sabah Gazetesi (23 haziran 2000-TR)

2000                     Gold-Bazaar  (January 1999-TR)

1998                     Vizyon (Temmus-ağustos 1998-TR)

1998                     Vizyon (eylül 1998-TR)

1998                     Vizyon (Kasım 1998-TR)

1998                     Milliyet Gazetesi (10 ekim 1998-TR)

1998                     Gold-Bazaar  (January 1998-TR)