Seçkin Yenici – AFIAP, GPU CR2
He was born in 07.10.1973 in Manyas. He graduated from İzmir Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Fine Arts Textile Department-Textile Design Department. He still works as fabric designer. He met photography and cameras when he was a child thanks to his father. Than in 2000`s , he began to improve himself in photography.
He has been a part of lots of group exhibitions and had four personal exhibitions. His works has been awarded in lots of National and International Photography Competitions. His articles and portfollios are published in nationwide printed and virtual photography magazines. His portfollios are published on international websites.
As of April 2013 ,he has been among the Turkey Virtual Museum of Photography artists.
He is honored with the titles of AFIAP (Artistè FIAP) and GPU Crown2 for the success it achieved in international competitions and for maintaining it consistently.
He achieved the Turkey’s the most prestigious photography award, Sami Güner Cup in 2016 by getting successful three years in a row with his personal photo presentations. Beyaz Altin (White Gold) , Kumaşın Hikayesi (The story of the fabric) , Hey Gidinin Efesi.
In 2016, he was awarded the “Most Successful City Artist of the Year” prize of the Kuşadası Lions Club’s “Traditional City Service Awards”.
He is one of the selected artist in Turkey National Team for Reflected Image Section at 27th FIAP Color Biennial in 2017 and overcame as 7th as a team after the juries desicion and received FIAP Honourable Mension award.
His photograph taken a part in an exhibition named “Gün Doğudan Başlar.“(The day begins from the east.) which TFSF (Turkey Photographic Arts Federation) made in Stockholm Embassy of Turkey Republic.
He stills contunies his jury duties as a part of national and international photography competitions and he continues to take part with his photo presentations and conversations in photo associations and clubs.
He continues photography in portrait, stories of people and documentary projects.
He is a member of KUFSAD(Kuşadası Association of Photographers and Cinema Amateurs) and GPU(United Photographers International).