Master of Ebru Nihal Türe Held a Workshop at IUS

On May 17, 2017, master of Ebru Nihal Türe held a workshop for the students of Visual Arts and Communication Design (VACD) at the International University of Sarajevo (IUS). Mrs. Türe introduced the workshop participants to some of the fundamental styles of the Ebru (traditional Turkish paper marbling), whilst students had an opportunity to try using this very complex technique.

Nihal Türe was born in 1960, Kayseri. She went to primary, middle and high school in Ankara. She is married with three children. Being the spouse of an academic moving around frequently, she lived in United States (3 years), Jordan (2 years), Oman (7 years), and Bosnia Herzegovina (3 years). She took illumination (tezhip) courses from Necati Sancaktutan, Mustafa Çelebi, and Saime Çelebi in Istanbul 2001 – 2005. In 2008, she started to learn marbling (ebru) and ceramic (çini) arts from Nuray Öyke. In 2011, she continued learning marbling arts with Önder Cankurtaran for a year. Since 2012, she has been working on marbling arts under the supervision of Alparslan Babaoğlu. Since 2013, she has the certificate of artist (sanatçı) from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. In 2014, Alparslan Babaoğlu awarded her with the certification of master in marbling arts. According to marbling tradition, this title grants her the right to officially practice and teach this art. Between 2014 and 2016, she gave marbling classes at the Hüseyin Avni Sözen Anatolian High School. She has taken part in several joint exhibitions.