|GALLERY HURACAN is pleased to announce the Portrait Exhibition with two different media; Photographs and paintings. It is a hybrid Art Exhibition by James Barbee and Emre Karaoglu
Emre Karaoglu is a Contemporary Figurative Turkish Artist. He is known for his wide-ranging practice including drawings and paintings.
Emre Karaoglu was born in 1992 in Istanbul, Turkey. In 2015, Emre studied at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics in Hungary. Emre graduated in 2016 from Marmara University in Econometrics. He studied at Marmara University, Faculty of Fine Arts between 2016 and 2020 in Turkey. Emre immigrated to New Orleans, U.S. from Istanbul, Turkey in 2021.
Emre’s artwork is in the permanent “Art of the Black Experience” collection of the City of New Orleans. His artworks were selected as a part of “the State of the Art: Record Zine Project” at the LSU Museum of Art, Shaw Center for the Arts in Baton Rouge in 2022. His painting was selected for the 16th Annual Louisiana Fine Arts Showcase at the President’s residence at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond in 2023. Emre’s artwork was selected for the New Orleans Art Association (NOAA) 2023 National Show.
Recent solo shows include “Faces Around Us” 2023, Sullivan Gallery, New Orleans. He belongs to the artist collective, “Second Story Gallery,” in New Orleans. Since Emre immigrated to New Orleans, he has participated in group exhibitions at the Ashé Cultural Arts Center, LSU Museum of Art, New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts, Southeastern Louisiana University, Gryder Gallery, and Gallery Huracan.
In Turkey, Emre’s artworks have been selected for World Art Day with UNESCO, the Exhibition for Turkish National Anthem CKSM, Turkish Republic Day Akdeniz University, and International Women’s Day Dokumapark MSG.
AWARDS IN LOUISIANA
New Orleans Art Association (NOAA) 2023 Juried National Art Show’ My artwork has been selected for the New Orleans Art Association (NOAA) 2023 Juried National Art Show.
16th Annual Louisiana Fine Arts Showcase’ My artwork has been selected for 16th Annual Louisiana Fine Arts Showcase at the President’s residence at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond
Ashé Cultural Arts Center ‘Art of the Black Experience’ My artwork has been selected to become part of the City of New Orleans Percent for Art Collection.
LSU Museum of Art ‘The State of the Art’ Two of my paintings were selected as a part of the State of the Art: Record Zine Project at LSU Museum of Art | Shaw Center for the Arts in Baton Rouge, LA
|October 7, 2022 – February 29, 2022
|Opening Event Date & Time
|Saturday, December 2nd, 6-9 pm