EKAV / Education, Culture and Research Foundation has started its operations on November 23rd, 1991, with the aim of carrying the concept of art to a wider area, and giving support to young artists of the future.
The Ekavart Gallery is a non-profit establishment under EKAV. The system work with donations. All the income earned through various activities is granted students as scholarships who are receiving art education, to support the artists of the future. Our Gallery is located in Süzer Plaza, under the Ritz Carlton Hotel.
The Ekavart Gallery aims at improving the quality of life in general and at the level of social consciousness within the general population through combining the language of art and esthetic values. Ever since the opening of the Gallery, solo and mixed exhibitions that included the works of the masters of Turkish art as well as the works of the younger generations, personal development seminars, signing days, workshops, concerts have been conducted there.
The Gallery hosted the works of many well-known artists such as Fahrel Nisa Zeid, Ergin İnan, Süleyman Saim Tekcan, Muzaffer Akyol, Balkan Naci İslimyeli, Seyyit Bozdoğan, Okan Bayülgen, Mercan Dede, Nezih Çavuşoğlu, Ali Alışır, Sezin Aksoy, Uğur Çakı, Yalçın Bilgin, Ardan Özmenoğlu, Genco Gülan, Gürbüz Doğan Ekşioğlu, Bubi and Bilge Alkor.
The Ekavart Gallery working under the EKAV ever grows, enriched under the slogan of “Art Improves, Art Heals, Art Unites” and achieves activities that enlighten the cultural platforms of our country, sharing these activities with the artists and those art-lovers who have dedicated themselves to art.