Yigit Yazici was born in Bursa, Turkey in 1969. He graduated from Mimar Sinan University - Department of Fine Arts in 1992. Since then, he has participated in numerous exhibitions and art fairs both in Turkey and abroad (Beirut, Thailand, Netherlands, Berlin, Miami, New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Los Angeles, Basel, London, France, Singapore). He currently works and resides in Istanbul. His paintings are a part of both national and international collections. In 1998 he drew attention especially with his functional art works - ‘shoe wardrobes’ exhibition in Istanbul sponsored by Bata shoes (Canada). He was the first one to undertake such project in the painting field. Yigit’s aim is to give the observer a new perspective by transforming normal, everyday objects into customized works of art. He also works on creating new art concepts in different fields such as: working with leather, yacht sails, furniture and objects. In 2004, when Starbucks coffee company was first launched in Turkey, Yigit was invited to collaborate with them by creating a wall painting. In 2012, Absolut Vodka Company launched ‘Absolut Istanbul’ - a limited city collection of 180.000 bottles with Yigit’s name and design- under the slogan ‘Two continents, One City!’ His artist’s book ‘’Mirror to Imagination’’ is a 200-page book published by Beyaz Yayin in 2007. He participated in the exhibitions: “Selection 2007” , Proje4L : Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul, Turkey.
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