I believe that metal will stay warm as long as it serves art! - Cetin Ates -

Cetin Ates's Curriculum Vitae

Baton Rouge, LA
E-mail: cetinates@hotmail.com
Web Address: www.cetinates.com
Cell#: (225) 287 8309

“Metal will stay warm as long as it serves art!”
M.A., 2003 Sculpture Department, Institute of Social Sciences, Mustafa Kemal
University, Antakya, Turkey
Dissertation: “The Effects of Welding Technique on Figurative Forming at
Metal Sculpture Practices”
Advisor: Ass. Prof. Suat Karaaslan
Seminars Given: “Sculpture and Kuzgun Acar, During Modernism
Period” and Julio Gonzales and His Technique” Mustafa Kemal
University, Antakya, Turkey
Courses taught: Sculpture Techniques, Basic Plastic Art Education,
Human Artistical Anatomy, Sculpture Design
B.A., 1997 Fine Arts Education Department (Sculpture Division), Faculty of
Education, Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey

Professional Experience
2017 LSU Leisure Sculpture Class, USA
2016-17 Talented Visual Art Teacher, EBRPSS, Gifted & Talented Program,
Buchanan Elementary and Baton Rouge Center of Visual and Performing
Art School, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
2015-16 Talented Visual Art Teacher, EBRPSS, Gifted & Talented Program,
Parkview Elementary and Woodlawn Middle School, Baton Rouge, LA,
USA
2014-15 Art Teacher, Runnels High School, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
2013-14 Art Teacher, Bright Futures CLC, Donaldsonville, LA, USA
2013 Show and Tell Presentation, Park Forest Elementary School, Baton Rouge,
LA, USA
2010-15 Art Teacher, Arts Blasts Arts Council, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
2010 Art Teacher, ALL Middle Schools “After School Programs”, Baton
Rouge, LA, USA
2009-Present Art Teacher, Episcopal School Summer Program, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
2004 Visiting lecturer, Art Department, University of California at Santa Cruz, CA, USA

1999-2005 Research Assistant at Sculpture Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, Mustafa Kemal University, Turkey
1997-1999 Drawing Instructor at Adana Erkek High School, Turkey
1993-1996 Walk-on Actor in different compositions at Adana Government Theater, Adana, Turkey
1996 Composer and Poster Designer for Children Plays at Adana Government Theater, Adana, Turkey
1995 Music Instructor at Pinar Preschool, Adana, Turkey

Exhibitions and Awards
2015-16 Douglas Michael Gallery, New Orleans, LA, USA
2014-16 Williamson Howard Fine Art Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
2014 Pink Pelican Art Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
2013 Louis DeAngelo Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
2013 Landfill Art-Hubcap as Art Project selected Artist for Traveling Exhibition, USA
2012-16 Hilton/Asmus Contemporary Art Gallery, “Body & Soul” Group Exhibition, Chicago, IL, USA
2012 SOFA (Sculpture Objects and Functional Art), Chicago, IL, USA
2012 Nola Art Scene Gallery, Group Exhibition, New Orleans, LA, USA
2012 Group Exhibition, Artvark, ltd. Art & interiors, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
2011 Dirt Show, N the Art Space, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
2011 8th Annual Art Melt juried Art Show, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
2010-2012 N the Art Space, Open Studio, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
2010 The Blackett-Peck Gallery, Group Exhibition, New Orleans, LA, USA
2009 Art Bank Gallery, Donaldsonville, LA, USA
2009 Group Exhibition, Arts Council Community Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
2008 White Light Night Festival, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
2007 New Orleans Arts Market, LA, USA
2006-2011 Baton Rouge Arts Market, LA, USA
2006 Group Exhibition, Art League, Santa Cruz, CA, USA
2005-2006 Group Exhibition, La Bottega, Dell’acquaforte Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA, USA
2005 Open Studio, Santa Cruz, CA, USA
2004 65th State Sculpture Exhibition, juried, Ankara, Turkey
2004 Solo Exhibition, Savon Hotel, Antakya, Turkey
2004 Solo Exhibition, Antakya, Turkey
2003 3rd International Student Triennial Exhibition, juried, Istanbul, Turkey
2003 Solo Exhibition, MKU. Fine Art Gallery, Antakya, Turkey
2002 Sculpture Group Exhibition of Mustafa Kemal University, Municipality Building, Turkey
2001 Turkey Jokey Club, Sculpture Juried Contest Exhibition in Antalya, Adana, Izmir, Bursa, Konya, Istanbul, Eskisehir, Turkey
1999-2005 Research Assistant at Sculpture Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, Mustafa Kemal University, Turkey
1997-1999 Drawing Instructor at Adana Erkek High School, Turkey
1993-1996 Walk-on Actor in different compositions at Adana Government Theater, Adana, Turkey
1996 Composer and Poster Designer for Children Plays at Adana Government Theater, Adana, Turkey
1995 Music Instructor at Pinar Preschool, Adana, Turkey

Exhibitions and Awards
2015-16 Douglas Michael Gallery, New Orleans, LA, USA
2014-16 Williamson Howard Fine Art Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
2014 Pink Pelican Art Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
2013 Louis DeAngelo Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
2013 Landfill Art-Hubcap as Art Project selected Artist for Traveling Exhibition, USA
2012-16 Hilton/Asmus Contemporary Art Gallery, “Body & Soul” Group Exhibition, Chicago, IL, USA
2012 SOFA (Sculpture Objects and Functional Art), Chicago, IL, USA
2012 Nola Art Scene Gallery, Group Exhibition, New Orleans, LA, USA
2012 Group Exhibition, Artvark, ltd. Art & interiors, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
2011 Dirt Show, N the Art Space, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
2011 8th Annual Art Melt juried Art Show, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
2010-2012 N the Art Space, Open Studio, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
2010 The Blackett-Peck Gallery, Group Exhibition, New Orleans, LA, USA
2009 Art Bank Gallery, Donaldsonville, LA, USA
2009 Group Exhibition, Arts Council Community Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA, USA2008 White Light Night Festival, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
2007 New Orleans Arts Market, LA, USA
2006-2011 Baton Rouge Arts Market, LA, USA
2006 Group Exhibition, Art League, Santa Cruz, CA, USA
2005-2006 Group Exhibition, La Bottega, Dell’acquaforte Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA, USA
2005 Open Studio, Santa Cruz, CA, USA
2004 65th State Sculpture Exhibition, juried, Ankara, Turkey
2004 Solo Exhibition, Savon Hotel, Antakya, Turkey
2004 Solo Exhibition, Antakya, Turkey
2003 3rd International Student Triennial Exhibition, juried, Istanbul, Turkey
2003 Solo Exhibition, MKU. Fine Art Gallery, Antakya, Turkey
2002 Sculpture Group Exhibition of Mustafa Kemal University, Municipality Building, Turkey
2001 Turkey Jokey Club, Sculpture Juried Contest Exhibition in Antalya, Adana, Izmir, Bursa, Konya, Istanbul, Eskisehir, Turkey
2000 Sculpture-Painting Group Exhibition, Adana Municipality 75th Year Art Gallery, Adana, Turkey
2000 Sculpture-Painting Group Exhibition of Mustafa Kemal University, Teoman Unusan Art Gallery, Mersin, Turkey
1997 Young Activity-3rd TUYAP Juried Exhibition Palace, Istanbul, Turkey
1995 3rd Grade Installation Exhibition, Cukurova University, Fine Arts Gallery, Adana, Turkey

References List:

Candice Hartley
Principal, Baton Rouge Center of
Visual and Performing Art School,
2040 South Acadian Thwy,
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
chartley@ebrschools.org
(225) 344 0084

Geeta Dave
Muralist, Artist, Teacher
18736 Bienville Court.
Prairieville, LA 70769
(225)270 7149