He was born in Konya / AkŞehir. He completed his primary, secondary and high school education in Istanbul The artist who started his Professional life as a modelist and stilist in the fashion &clothing sector, has designed his own products in this sector for a period of 20 years.

He got acquainted with the calligraphist and marbling expert Fuat BaŞar in 1999 and began practicing calligraphy. He began teaching the students as the assistant of his teacher after such a short time like four months as a result of the talent and aptitude that his teacher had discovered in him. He participated in many exhibitions in the country after having been ratified by Fuat BaŞar.

Gurkan Pehlivan who signed his Works of art using the "sign of secret" taught calligraphy in various establishment and iinstitutions..

He has Works all over the country in various sites like mosques, fountains and shrines including the calligraphic Works in the interiors of The Mosque of Kambur Mustafa Pasha, the inscriptions in Kadirga Bostanali Mosques as well as iin special collections at home and abroad. The artist who has designed more than 100 hilye-i serif and numerous origina stackings continues his studies in his own workshop in Istanbul.


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