"My philosophy of art is based on work and experiment. I approach the artwork within the practice of the paper production and arrange a meeting with a handcraft and a plastic art. Deepness and memory are the main elements of my work which has layers either it is two or three dimensional."
1957-1960 Gazi Educational Institute,Fine Arts Department, Ankara
1995-1996 Diploma,Anatolian University Open Educational Faculty, Fine Arts Department
1989 Has been offered a grant from FULBRIGHT/CASP and participated in “Education of Fine Arts” + “Papermaking-Paper Art” courses – USA
1960 -1987 Worked as an art/art history teacher and assistant headmaster
1970 -1980 Designed book covers and illustrated books for writers and poets
1987-1995 Worked as adviser of fine arts for Ministry of Education and Culture
1990 Commissioner of “Third International Asian-Europian Art Biennial – ANKARA
1996 Workshops (Royal Library and paper artist’s studios) – Holland
1997- 2002 Sanart “International Symposiums” (Art and Environment – Art and Science – Art and Social Engagement) M.E.T.U. – ANKARA
2002 Presentation “PAPER ART” Gazi University 75th Year “symposioum of Art Education” – ANKARA
2007 “XVII International Congress of Aesthetics” Presentation of“Aesthetics Of The Color Red” M.E.T.U. – ANKARA
2013 “XIX. International Congress of Aesthetics” Presentation of “Desiring Scarlet Copper Mine -Cyprus.The story of a Landscape Stripped of its Beauty,Naturality,Naturalness” – KRAKOW – POLAND
2015 She is one of the founder and first president of “ASSOCIATION OF CYPRUS PAPER ARTISTS”
2018 Organizer of the “Celeprating of IAPMA’s 30th Anniversary Paper Art Europe Touring Exhibition” event to be in Cyprus as a last station.
Center Post Office, Copenhagen - Denmark
Kaze Plastic Art Association, Nagoya - Japan
Pan Asia Paper Museum, Jeaniu - Korea
Ambassy Of Cyprus Republic, Cancun - Mexico
Ege University Paper Art and Book Museum, Izmir - Turkey
Ibrahim Muteferrika Paper Art Museum, Yalova - Turkey
Eastern Mediterranean University Museum, Famagusta - Cyprus
Near East University Museum, Nicosia - Cyprus
Hacettepe University Fine Arts Museum - Ankara
1989: 4. State Art Exhibition, Nicosia - Cyprus.
1991: 6. State Art Exhibition, Nicosia - Cyprus.
1997: Necati Özkan Foundation, Nicosia - Cyprus.
2000: UDP Woman Movement - Working for Society
2001: State Art Exhibition - Honorary Award
2003: DAU - KAEM : Succesful Woman Artist
2003: KTOEOS: Working For Art Educatıon
2016: SAKUDER Special Art Award, Ankara - Turkey
Prof.A.Sükrü Esmer Str. No: 21 – Ortaköy,Nicosia, (North) cyprus – MERSIN 10 - TURKEY
Tel: 00392 90 2233746 – 05448834100
E-Mail: <imkansu @yahoo.com>
IAPMA: The International Association of Hand Papermakers
EMAA: European Mediterranean Art Association
ACPA: Association of Cyprus Paper Artist
SANART: Association for the promotion of Visual Arts