Tomur Atagök

(b. Istanbul in 1939) She was graduated from the American College for Girls in 1959. She continued her education in plastic arts at the Oklahoma State University with a BFA, and California College of Arts and Crafts during 1962-64. She completed her MA in plastic arts in University of California, Berkeley in 1965. She began to work at MSU Sculpture and Painting Museum (Resim Heykel Müzesi) as Director Assistant in 1980. Then in 1984, she became the Culture, Press and Foreign Relations Director at Yıldız Technical University. She became a professor in 1993.

She founded the first Museology department in Turkey in Yıldız University. She is currently the dean of the Art and Design Faculty in Yıldız University, and the tutor of Museums and Museology course in the said department. She has also attended to artistic activities in Romania and Greece as a representative of Turkey and curated many exhibitions for the Turkish Ministry of Culture.

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