Nurhan Gokturk is a Contemporary Turkish American Interdisciplinary Artist. He is known for his wide-ranging practice including drawings, paintings, sculptures, prints, and installations.
Nurhan's projects have been featured at the Venice Biennale, Aqua Art Fair Miami, Art on Paper NYC, The Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans, New Orleans Museum of Art, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, 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 serves on the Board of Directors for the Arts Council of New Orleans and 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.