Born 1977 in Mus, Turkey
Lives and works in London
Born in 1977 in Eastern Turkey, Güler Ates has been living and working in London for the past 19 years. She graduated in 2008 from the Royal College of Art with an MA in Printmaking. Currently, she is Digital Print Tutor at the Royal Academy Schools. Her work can be found in the print collections of the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Royal Academy of Art and the Museu de Arte do Rio (MAR) in Rio de Janeiro. Ates’ work has been exhibited at the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy for the last several years as well as in solo exhibitions in 2017 at Museum Van Loon, The Netherlands; in 2016 at the Unseen Photo Festival, Amsterdam and Salvation Army International HQ, London; in 2015 in London at the House of St Barnabas as well as Art First and in Naples, Italy at Spazio Nea; in 2014 at Marcelle Joseph Projects, London, Warmond Castle, Amsterdam with Marian Cramer Projects, Instituto Inclusartiz in Rio de Janiero, and Kubikgallery in Porto, Portugal; in 2013 at Marian Cramer Projects, Amsterdam, and Royal Academy of Arts’s Café Gallery, London; in 2012 at the LOFT at the Lower Parel, Mumbai, Art First, London, and Marian Cramer Projects, Amsterdam; in 2011 at Great Fosters, Egham, UK; and in 2010 at Leighton House Museum, London and Gallery Point-1, Okinawa, Japan. Her work has been featured in numerous groups shows including Unexpected: Continuing Narratives of Identity and Migration, Ben Uri Gallery and Museum, London (2016); Journey, Jewish Museum, London (2015); Some Schools are Cages and Some Schools are Wings, Museu de Arte do Rio (MAR), Rio de Janeiro (2014); and 2Q13: Women Collectors, Women Artists, Lloyds Club, London (2013); and 3rd International Canakkale Biennial, Turkey (2012). Ates has completed residencies at Eton College (2015) and in Rio de Janeiro (2013-2014), Istanbul (2014) and India (2012 and 2009).