Mehmet MEMİŞ


He was born in Corum/ Bayat (Yoncali village) in 1960. He has been graduated from the islamic Divinity High School of Corum in 1980 and from the Teleology Faculty of Selchucki University in 1984. He took calligraphy lessons from the calligraph Hattat Hussein during his university years. Beginning from 1980. He worked as a teacher Şn Istanbul-Kadikoy between 1985-1992. Durng that period he continued calligraphy Works with the calligrapher Hasan Celebi and Prof. Dr. Ali Alparslan. He partiicipated in the courses of turkish gilding arts organized in Topkapi Palace between 1986-88. He was ratified by the calligrapher Huseyin Okstiz (Konevi) in the branch of sulus*naskh in 1992.

He completed his master study in the main art branch of traditional turkish handicrafts and then completed his doctorate study in the main science branch of "History of the Turkish Islamic Arts, in the Institute of Social Sciences of Marmara University. " .

He was appointed as lecturer in the branch of the history turkish-islamic arts in the teology faculty of Harran University in 1993...

He transfered to the Teology Faculty of Sakarya University in August, 1999 as an assistant professor .in the same main scientifiic branch. Currently he lectures in calligraphy in the Fine Arts Faculty besides his duty in Sakarya University.

Mehmet MemiŞ who opened ten individual exhibitons up to now as well as participated in numerous joint exhibitions at home and abroad is married and has three children. He has also published articles in this field.

He has won nine awards in various competitions that he had participated in.


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