Exhibiting Address

9 Church Hill, Wimbledon SW19 7BN

Opening Dates

September: 21, 22, 28, 29



Phone: 447917772706

Personal statement

Meltem graduated from Ege University, Izmir where she read Quantative Economics. After setting up a public relations business she moved to London in the late 1980’s where she has continued to live ever since. Meltem has attended Fine Art courses at Chelsea and Richmond Schools of Art and then she committed to painting at Heatherly School of Fine Art in Chelsea where she has been able to explore new avenues and develop her own painterly language. Meltem has been a professional painter for the last fifteen years.

Artistic Statement

My work is drawn from sources as diverse as the Human Figure; the constantly changing landscape around me and my life experiences. On viewing my work the viewer is drawn into the painting through layering of oils and using a variety of media to complete the finished work. Through this process the painting itself takes on a life of its own allowing the viewer to step into the painting and start a visual journey with the artist. With my ability to use different media for different subjects, my work remains as fresh as when it was first seen and continues to evolve constantly from where I started my journey into art.

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