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Born in Istanbul, raised in Turkiye; lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions


2024 upcoming solo exhibition, Kravets Wehby Gallery, New York

2023 All the Flowers, solo exhibition, Kravets Wehby Gallery, New York

2023 Beyond the Dreampond, solo exhibition, Red Arrow Gallery, Nashville, TN

2022 Drifters of the Dreampond, solo exhibition, 5-50 Gallery, Queens, NY

2021 Wrong Side of the River (Pink Room), solo presentation, Spring/Break Art Show, New York

2020 A Warm Place, solo exhibition, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2019 Wonderland, two person exhibition, Wrong Side of the River Project Space, Brooklyn, NY

2018 Zwei Positionen, joint/ two person exhibition, Kunstverein Ludwigsburg, Stuttgart, Germany

2014 Playground, solo exhibition, Olcay Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkiye

Awards and Honors

2023  Artist in residence, Wassaic Projects, Wassaic, NY, January

2021  Artist in residence, LMCC (Lower Manhattan Cultural Council) Arts Center Residency Program, Governors Island, NY

2021  Artist in residence, ChaNorth (Chashama), Pine Plains, NY

2020  Grand Prize, See.Me ‘Represent’ Competition 

2020  Manifest Grand Jury Prize Finalist

2019  Wolf Kahn & Emily Mason Painting Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, VT

2018  People’s Choice Award, Jonathan LeVine Projects’ Delusional Art Competition

2018  Artist in Residence, Pilotenkueche, Leipzig, Germany

2016  Grand Prize, Dave Bown Projects Competition

2007-2010  Presidential Merit Based Scholarship, Pratt Grant and President’s List, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY



2012  New York Academy of Art, NY – MFA – Painting

2010  Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY      – BFA – Painting with Highest Honors

1998  Ege University, Izmir, Turkiye    – BArch – Landscape Architecture

Selected Exhibitions 



Untitled Art Miami Beach, art fair, with Kravets Wehby Gallery

All You Can Eat, Kravets Wehby Gallery, New York

16x20 Summer Exhibition, Harman Projects, New York

City of Women, curated by Shannon Bender and Hall W. Rockefeller, NYC Culture Club, WTC, NY

Come Together, LaiSun Keane Gallery, Boston, MA

ACSKIX, Corey Helford Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


Lured By Bacchus, Lost To Oblivion, curated by Buket Savci and Caitlin McCormack, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York

Art On Paper, art fair, with LaiSun Keane Gallery, New York

The Will To Change: Gathering As Praxis, by Nasty Women Connecticut, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, CT

Wilderness III, Antler Gallery, Portland, OR and New York

Re-imaging Rural, curated by Peter Fulop, Chashama, Brooklyn, NY


Garden of Earthly Delights, curated by Anna Kustera, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York

Wilderness II, Antler Gallery, Portland, OR and New York

Boundaries, Village One Art, New York

Le Petit Prince, Corey Helford Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

A Voice To Be Heard, Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, NJ

Give Me Some Skin, Sugarlift, New York

15th Anniversary Exhibition, Corey Helford Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 


The Immigrant Artist Biennial - The Imminent Arrival, New York

Darkest Before Dawn: Art in a Time of Uncertainty, Ethan Cohen Gallery KuBe, Beacon, NY 

ACSKSVII, Corey Helford Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

SCOPE Immersive Miami Beach, with SEE.Me

BorderWalls II, the Border, Brooklyn, NY 

Hoarders House, Field Projects, New York


Painting the Figure Now, Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art, Wausau, WI

Contemporary Istanbul,  Art Fair, with Sevil Dolmaci Art, Istanbul, Turkiye            

Portal: Governors Island, Art Fair, Governors Island, NY

Body Beautiful, the Untitled Space, New York

Distance and Happiness, Dreams and Time, 4 person exhibition, Artworks, Trenton, NJ

IRL: Investigating Reality, the Untitled Space, New York


ANJE, Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art, Wausau,WI 

Governors Island Art Fair, Governors Island, NY

SouthWest Brooklyn Biennial, Kustera Projects, Brooklyn, NY

Rutschbahn, Krudebude, Leipzig, Germany

Speech Bubble, Alte Handelsschule, Leipzig, Germany

Summer Exhibition, Flowers Gallery, New York

Join the Dots - Connect the Distances, exhibition by Imago Mundi Foundation - Luciano Benetton Collection, Salone deli Incanti, Trieste, Italy



Game On!, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

Mediterranean Routes, Biennale Arcipelago Mediterraneo at Zisa Zona Arti Contemporanee, Palermo, Italy

No-prescription, Ekavart Gallery, Istanbul, Turkiye

Bushwick Invitational, ArtHelix Gallery, Brooklyn, NY



Women Painting Women: Our Collective Conscience, RJD Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY

Nasty Women Exhibition, Knockdown Art Center, Queens, NY

Forces, James Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, PA



Art Southampton, with New York Academy of Art, Bridgehampton, NY

Who’s Afraid of Feminism, Women's Caucus For Art, A.I.R Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Primavera, Dacia Gallery, New York

Made In New York, Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY


Contemporary Istanbul, Art Fair, with Olcay Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkiye

Motus in Figuris, Dacia Gallery, New York

Superficies, Bolit Centre d’Art Contemporani Girona, Girona, Spain 

Serendipitous Synergy, the Kamakura Arts Center, Tokyo, Japan



50th Annual Juried Competition Exhibition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA

Contemporary Istanbul, Art Fair, with Olcay Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkiye

Summer Exhibition; Allegra LaViola Gallery, New York




Tomorrow's Talent III, published by Booooooom, pp 114-115

Friend of the Artist, Volume 16, cover of the book and, pp 190, 191, 192, 193

Nashville Scene, 'Buket Savci's Red Arrow Debut Is Sun-Soaked, Sensual and Somber' by Joe Nolan, March 23



Artlander Magazine, ‘Drifters of the Dreampond - Interview with Artist Buket Savci’ by Adam Hencz, September 2022

Quiet Lunch, 'The Standout Booths At Spring/Break Art Show and Their Artists/Curators', by Akeem K. Duncan, Sep 10

Whitewall Art Magazine, 'Spring/Break Art Show 2022 Returns With A Spunky Spirit to Midtown', by Eliza Jordan, Sep 8 


Hyperallergic, “With A Medieval Flair, Spring Break Art Show Celebrates the Eccentric” by Hrag Vartanian, Sep 10

Artnet, “See 10 of Exhilarating Installations at the Spring/Break Art Show” by Sarah Cascone, Sep 10

Gothamist, “The Riotous Spring/Break Art Show Takes Over Midtown Office Building” by Scott Lynch, Sep 9

Artspeak,, Buket Savci Artist Survey, May 3

All Arts TVFlowstate Series, Episode 103: Buket Savci, TV broadcast and on, YouTube, March 10

T24, Immigration Stories, “Buket Savci: Neseli Renklerimin Altında Bag Kurmaya, Eşitliğe ve Adalete Hasret Var”, Ayse Acar, Turkiye, March 3 

American Art Collector Magazine, Select 5 show review, issue #183, Jan 2021, pp 78-79


Whitehot Magazine, “On Non-Hierarchical Space:Buket Savci at Manifest Gallery”by Daniel Maidman, October 16

Create! Magazine, issue #21, Aug 2020, pp 68-69-and back cover


Milliyet Sanat Magazine, ‘Bakin ne kadar da mutluyuz!’ by Sevil Dolmaci, Istanbul, Turkiye, Nov 2019

Der Tagesspiegel, “Contemporary Istanbul - Weisse Wagen vor dem Tor” by Werner Bloch, Germany, Sep 20

Dazed Magazine, ”This art show blends surrealism & realism to question what reality even is” by Justice Waul, June 18, Thursday Spotlight: “Buket Savci On Creating Fleeting Moments of Pure Joy” by Billy McEntee, April 18



Poets and Artists Magazine: ‘Figurative Realism’, 100th issue, Dec 2018

Hurriyet Newspaper, “Two Turkish Women Artists’ Extraordinary Exhibition in Germany”, Turkey, May 11

Stuttgarter Zeitung, “Glucksmomente vor oder nach dem Sex”, Stuttgart, Germany, May 4

Ludwigsburger Kreiszeitung, “Vom Gegensatz der Perspektiven”, Ludwigsburg, Germany, May 4

7th International Painting Annual, Manifest Press, Cincinnati, OH, 2018 

Zwei Positionen Sibel Horada - Buket Savci, exhibition catalog, Kunstverein Ludwigsburg, Germany, 2018


Istanbul Codex: Contemporary Artists from Turkey, Imago Mundi Foundation, Luciano Benetton Collection, 2016


Who’s Afraid of Feminism, Exhibition Catalog, Women’s Caucus for Art, August 2015, p 153

Greenpointers.comEight Brilliant Painters with Studios in Greenpoint, by Ona Abelis, Feb 15 - more-53365


2014, ‘Playground’ A Preview of Buket Savci’s Solo Exhibition at Olcay Art in Istanbul by Jacob Hicks, Nov 3

Bushwick Daily; review of Greenpoint Open Studios, by Danielle Kalamaras, Oct 7

The Wild Magazine, “What To See at Greenpoint Open Studios this Weekend”, by Kate Messinger, Oct 2

Buket Savci”, exhibition catalog, essay by Esra Alicavusoglu, Olcay Art, Istanbul, 2014

The Figure: Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture, Donald Kuspit, Irving Sandler, Margaret McCann, Rizzoli, Sep 2014, pp 176-177


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