Şafak Gürboğa (İzmir, 1989) graduated from Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Painting. He’s currently studying his MA degree at the same university.
Gürboğa’s works gather round topics like identity, racism, violence and destructive aggression. Instead of searching for solutions within the cause effect relationship, he determines the situation in his works.
His solo shows; “veritas-gerçek”, K2 Rezidans, Izmir (2014) and Mars Istanbul, Istanbul (2015).
His selected group shows; Akbank Günümüz Sanatçıları Exhibition, Istanbul (2015), Istanbul Rotary Art Contest Exhibition, Elgiz Museum (2015), DYO Painting Contest, Istanbul (2015); 3rd Port Izmir Contemporary Art Triennale, Izmir (2014), “Yüzey/Yıkım”, İzmir (2013); “Genç, Yeni, Farklı”, CDA Projects; “Davetsiz Misafir”, Izmir (2013); “Deneyimin Otesinde”, Pera Museum, Istanbul (2012); “Imgesi/ Kendisi”, Izmir (2011); and “Turgut Pura” painting exhibition, Izmir (2011).