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October 4, 2012

Thank you to all who came to the NY Art Book Fair. It was great to introduce a new zine this year and participate in the fair with fellow artists and publishers.

A new collage “Canım”, part of a new series of works focused on love, and selections of my Aquarius series inspired works alongside excerpts from astronomer Caleb Scharf’s new book on Black Holes, “Gravity’s Engines: How Bubble-Blowing Black Holes Rule Galaxies, Stars, and Life in the Cosmos” pictured below.

Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5

May 23, 2012

12 new photographs in my O’ Salvation, Deliver Me From Evil! series. ESPH131-ESPH142

The good folks over at The Bavarian State Opera of Munich asked me to contribute some photographs for their magazine, Max Joseph. Here are my images in the issue.


A few days left for Still Here Now, a group show with close friends at MOHS exhibit in Copenhagen, Denmark. Show info and installation shots here.


March 15, 2012

Two new photos in the “O’ Salvation, Deliver Me From Evil!” series section, ESPH129 & ESPH130.

The current issue of ANP Quarterly features an interview with myself, Gary and Phil about The Holster and what’s to come. Pick up a free copy of this huge beautiful magazine at these fine bookstores.

Thank you to Brendan Fowler and the team at ANPQ for having us a part of another great issue.


A special thanks to Lynnette Astaire and the team at Chicago’s CY Magazine for featuring the Richie Rich series in their current issue.

January 11, 2012

“Quirky Showbiz Satires” curated by Martine Syms opens at Favorite Goods Gallery on January 28th from 7-9pm in Los Angeles, CA.

I will be showing 6 Richie Rich paintings and I am very excited to be in a show with this group show of artists. The exhibition will be up from January 28th to February 25, 2012


Thanks to Basak Malone and the team at The New Collectors Book for having my work included in their new publication. If you’d like to support, pick up a copy here.


October 14, 2011

Here’s some words of mine along with some pretty great people in an article in

Thanks to Warren King for including me on this.

October 11, 2011

Three new publications.

My Richie Rich book, with 31 full-color images from the series.

A new project/zine entitled The Light In The Dark With The Neon Arms

And a third zine A Pigeon to The Phoenix

Thank you to all who visited The NY Art Book Fair. It was a pretty great time. A big thank you to AA Bronson, Peter Russo, the staff at Printed Matter and David Senior. Also I had the great pleasure of sitting next to the amazing Banu Cennetoglu of BAS from Istanbul. We had a nice little Turkish Pavillion at the fair. See you all next year!

September 19, 2011

36 new paintings in “Richie Rich” RRC17-RRC52

12 new photographs in “O’ Salvation, Deliver Me From Evil!”

-RRC52, 2011 from the “Richie Rich” series



For this year’s New York Art Book Fair I will be debuting three new publications. Stop by and say Hi, I will be at SY11 in the zines section.

Also as part of the fair’s events I will present a showing of TVTV episodes by Nick Atkins on Saturday in The Classroom as well as having the TVTV book on my table.


August 11, 2011

A photo displayed at Big Screen Plaza for the release of Input Journal #3.  I am featured in the issue along with some great fellow artists. I chose to send four new photos from my O’ Salvation, Deliver Me From Evil! series.

Images from the same series are also featured this summer in a new book “100 Artists of the Mid-Atlantic” from Schiffer Books.

February 18, 2011

Şaman Zaman at C.A.M. Galeri in Istanbul, Turkey. Solo exhibition of new works from my Aquarius and Invert series from February 10th to March 5th, 2011. Thanks to everyone at C.A.M. and all my friends in Istanbul.

6 new paintings in my Richie Rich series. RRC09-RRC16

A wish fulfilled, drawing my rug project to a successful completion.

August 16, 2010

The rug I designed for the Meandros Festival this year has been completed. So far I’ve only seen a photo, looking very forward to seeing it in person. Many humble thanks and Ellerinize sağlik Teyzeler! to the Güllübahçe Weavers. There will be a group exhibition of all the rugs in November. More details to follow.

Istanbul Cool! is up until September 1st at LTMH Gallery in UES.

June 1, 2010

I’m in a group show of 27 Turkish contemporary artists at LTMH Gallery. It opens tomorrow and will be up until September 1st. I will be showing four new Aquarius paintings and a painted black mirror as part of an extension of S.

A new project .

And a new printmaking experience.

December 6, 2009

Four new Aquarius paintings, AQ19-21.

Also The Octet exhibition that was at the Pera Museum in Istanbul has moved to Chelsea. I’m showing “5 of 10,000″ as well as 5 other collages. The show has lots of good work and a great catalogue. More info.

November 8, 2009

A lot’s happened since my last post.

The Holster participated at Printed Matter’s NY Art Book Fair at P.S. 1 this year. Phil and I spoke at one of the conferences entitled “Is Print Really Dead? Artists (Still) Making Books” moderated by Carol Rusk of The Whitney Museum.

The Holster did our second installment of our Demand & Supply project introducing 10 new titles where we printed the zines and formed the edition as people requested them.

Also Istanbul was great. One of the best trips to the motherland of my life. I want to greatly thank Peter Hristoff for his vital hard work into putting it together and the amazing staff at The Pera Museum.

Before leaving Istanbul I picked up representation by C.A.M Galeri in Istanbul. We are currently planning my solo exhibition in their Beyoglu space in late 2010/early 2011. 

Also check out a recent interview I did while I was out there.

July 29, 2009

Welcome. Hoşgeldin. Whatta Gwan.

+ The site has been newly renovated thanks to the help of my friend Gary Fogelson. Please stay posted for updates.

+ I will be showing some work at The Pera Museum in Istanbul, Turkey for a group exhibition entitled “Octet”. The opening will be on the 12th of August, 2009. Also on the 18th I will be speaking on a panel discussion in conjunction with the museum’s show presenting my work alongside other Turkish-American artists, Peter Hristoff and Elif Uras.
More info here.

+ Participated in Jordin Isip’s “Dimebag 3″ exhibition at GR Gallery. Each artist was given a small ziploc bag resembling a drug bag. I filled mine with oregano. It is on sale for 10 dollars.

July 29, 2009

Contact me or stop by the studio for a poster from my Mixed Greens Gallery installation designed by my studiomates Fogelson-Lubliner