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Neda Ismail Atar (b. 1981, Izmir, Turkey) lives and works in Izmir. The artist is graduated from Dokuz Eylul University Faculty of Fine Arts Department of Sculpture (2004). Atar completed his master degree (2007) and proficiency in art degree (2014) at the same department. Since 2006, Atar works as an academician at the same university. Selected solo exhibitions include; Ego Friendly Products, Shelter Artist Run Space, Izmir, Turkey (2019); Cardboard Box Artworks, Dokuz Eylul University Fine Arts Department Exhibition Hall, Izmir, Turkey (2013); Industrial Form, Dirimart, Istanbul, Turkey (2012); Anti-tuning, Izmir University of Economics, Exhibition Hall, Izmir, Turkey (2011); Neda İsmail Atar solo sculpture exhibition, Academy IKSEV, Exhibition Hall, Izmir, Turkey (2007); Neda İsmail Atar solo sculpture exhibition, Dogan Art Gallery, Izmir, Turkey (2004). Selected international group exhibitions include; Platforms Project, Independent Art Fair, Piraeus, Greece (2021); 8th International EgeArt Art Days Exhibition, Izmir, Turkey (2019); Dokuz Eylul University Fine Arts Department, International Art and Design Congress: "Migration", Izmir, Turkey (2016); Breathe Vol.3, Merkur Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey (2016); Asklepios International Sculpture Workshop, Izmir, Turkey (2014), Overthose, Alan Istanbul, Turkey (2015). 72. State Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, Izmir, Turkey (2015); Sanatuar 3, Buyuk Efes Sanat, Swissotel Buyuk Efes, Izmir, Turkey (2015); Istanbul Rotary Art Competition Exhibition, Istanbul, Turkey (2012); Siemens Sanat, Borders and Orbits, Istanbul, Turkey (2012). Selected awards include; Istanbul Rotary Art Award (2012); Siemens Art Award (2012); Kordon Rotary Sculpture Competition, First Prize (2010); The Story of Sea Foam, Governorship of Eskişehir, Meerschaum Design Competition, Honorable Mention (2010); 23. Turgut Pura Foundation, Painting and Sculpture Competition, Honorable Mention (2004); 22. Turgut Pura Foundation Painting and Sculpture Competition, Plaque of Artemis (2003).

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