Nurhan Gokturk is a Contemporary Turkish American Multidisciplinary Artist. He is known for his wide-ranging practice including drawings, paintings, sculptures, prints, photography, installations, and BIO-based works.
His projects have been featured at the Venice Biennale, Aqua Art Fair, Art on Paper, Contemporary Art's Center New Orleans, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, Governor’s Island Art Center (NYC), The New Institute in Rotterdam, and the Onsite Gallery in Toronto. He has been featured in Metropolis Magazine, Gambit's Top 40 under 40, was Interviewed on NPR, and was awarded the Architizer A+ Award.
He is the Collectors Club artist for The Contemporary Arts Center and a member of The Front artist collective. He is a Board Trustee and the Program Chair at The Contemporary Arts Center and serves on the Board of Directors for the Arts Council of New Orleans. Nurhan is a faculty member of The New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts.
Nurhan coordinated the first major Habitat for Humanity Buckminster Fuller Design Science Exhibition in Istanbul, Turkey. Formerly, he held the position of a senior designer at Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill and at Kohn, Pederson, and Fox, both in NYC. Nurhan received a Master's Degree from Harvard Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor of Architecture from Pratt Institute.