Birsen Ozbilge Profile

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“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” Mark Twain

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Birsen Ozbilge was born in Ankara, Turkey, in 1970. Soon after, her family moved to Istanbul where she spent her childhood and youth. She joined Mimar Sinan University, The Academy of Fine Arts in Istanbul and graduated in Mastering Paintings and Mosaic.In 1996 she migrated to New York City, where she lived for seven years and worked for Novo Art Design Company and at the prestigious The Frick Collection Museum in Manhattan. 2003 marked a turning point in her life, where she relocates herself, once again. She currently resides and works in the Canary Islands, Spain. Her art pieces are mostly on private collections in Europe and United States.

Books I've written

  • Ars Longa Vita Brevis
    Ars Longa Vita Brevis International by Birsen Ozbilge
    Ars Longa Vita Brevis
    Ars Longa Vita Brevis

    Reads:
    21

    Pages:
    26

    Published:
    Feb 2015

    In this interactive e-book, I share a series of drawings and paintings that I worked on for nearly two years, created at my studio in Canary Islands. After re...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle

  • Early Works
    Early Works Biography by Birsen Ozbilge
    Early Works
    Early Works

    Reads:
    140

    Pages:
    68

    Published:
    Sep 2014

    From the introduction "A few years ago, my mother found a painting folder inside an old chest filled with my early works from the late 80’s and 90’s. They wer...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle