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Nermin Kura holds a Ph.D. in Art Design and Architecture (dissertation: Tunisian Tiles-Ottoman Inspiration 16th-19th centuries) from Bilkent University, Ankara - Turkey 1996 an MFA in Ceramics from RISD 1997, a DEA in African History from Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne 1985, an MA in Art History and Archaeology (dissertation: Ottoman Tiles in Tunisia) and a BA in Art History from Université de Paris-Sorbonne, Paris IV 1982.

She has taught Art History classes in Bilkent University, Ankara-Turkey between 1990-1995 and at RISD in the Liberal Arts and Ceramics departments in 1998 where she was also an artist in residence in ceramics. She has taught Ceramics Studio in Bennington College, Bennington-Vermont in 1997 and in Rhode Island College in 1999. She is presently Professor of Art and Architectural History at Roger Williams University, Bristol-RI.Nermin Kura’s work is in private collections in the USA, Turkey, Belgium, Holland,France and Norway.
Selected Art Exhibitions:
Istanbul Contemporary - Apel Gallery - November 13-16 2014
“On the Kitchen” Apel Gallery January - February 2014
“apel 15” Galeri Apel, Istanbul Turkey September 2013
“SER” Galeri Nev Ankara Turkey April 2013
“Configurations” Todd James Gallery Provincetown, MA, August 2012
“Roosevelt-3D” Roosevelt Arts Project Exhibition October 6th 2012
“Random Act of Time” Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, CA, May 5-June 2012
“Come to Mama” CCRI Knight Campus Gallery, Warwick RI, April 2012
“The Locals” RISD Alumni Show, RI Chapter, Providence RI January 2012
“Arts on Campus” Roger Williams University, Bristol RI Fall 2011
Art in Embassies Program US Department of State August 2011
“BALATA” Umm el-Fahem International Ceramic Symposium Exhibition Umm el-Fahem, Israel Dec. 4 2010
Umm el-Fahem Gallery of the Arts Umm el-Fahem - Israel
“yaz armaganlari” “summer gifts” (group show) Galeri Apel, Istanbul - Turkey June/July 2010
New Years Exhibition Galeri Apel, Istanbul – Turkey Jan. 2010
“Winter Show” (group show) Gallerie Lipao Huang, Paris – France January 2010
“Salon 2009 SNBA” Saison de la Turquie (group show) Carrousel du Louvre, Paris-France December 09
“Selections from The Studio Potter Collection” (group show)John Molloy Gallery New York, NY April 09
“March Madness” Congress Street Gallery Portsmouth NH March/April 2009
“People Places and Pottery” (group show) Vaughan Gallery, Portsmouth - NH December 08
“Nevyaz” Galeri Nev , Ankara - Turkey (group show) May-October 2008
“Gallery 297 Regulars” Gallery 297 Bristol RI June-July 2008
“Art League of Rhode Island Associate Members Juried exhibit” Gallery 297 Bristol RI April 2008
“Seeing White” Gallery 297 Bristol-RI January 2008
“Folluk / Crade of Silence” Apel Galeri, Istanbul-Turkey December 07
“Turkish Ceramic Art” Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University Istanbul-Turkey Sept, 6-30 2007
New England Photography Open Warwick Museum of Art Warwick-RI June 2007
“Art in the Factory” RAP 20 Roosevelt Arts Project 20th Anniversary May 2007
IPA-International Photography Awards April 2007
Starbrick Clay National Nelsonville, Ohio February 2006
“Fertile Earth” - Islamic Influences in Contemporary Ceramics, March 2005, Target Gallery-Torpedo Factory – Alexandria, VA
Nermin Kura’s work is in private collections in the USA, Turkey, Belgium, Holland,France and Norway.
"toprak ve lif 2000" "earth and fiber 2000"
nermin kura "folluk" "cradle of silence"
"yaz armaðanlarý"-"summer gifts"
"apel 15"
"mutfak üzerine" ,“on ‘the kitchen’”
"yaz sergisi 2014" "summer exhibition 2014"