Visual Artist | Turkey
Born in 1959 in Georgia, artist Davit Ughrelidze started to paint in his childhood. At the age of 13, he won the honor award in an international art exhibition in Tokyo, which constituted as a milestone in his art career. He graduated from Tbilisi State Academy of Arts in 1983. Beside his book illustration and sculpture works, he worked as theater decoration artist.
The artist, who has been living in Turkey since 1996, held more than 30 solo art exhibitions. His artworks are part of special collections in Georgia, Russia, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Cuba, Israel, Holland, UK and Turkey. His artworks, generally reflect his inner world. He believes freedom is brought about through art, and art is the ceremony of freedom. He reflects a melody, which arises from his own feelings, to his paintings. He hopes everybody finds his own melody through his paintings. He keeps his paintings untitled, so as to make people discover their own stories through them.
Graduated from Tbilisi State Academy of Arts in 1983