Selçuk Demirel Biography

Selçuk Demirel was born in Artvin, Turkey on May 18, 1954. His first drawings were published when he was a high school student in Ankara (1973). Later, while studying to be an architect, he continued to publish his work in some of the leading newspapers and magazines as Mimarlik.

He moved to Paris in 1978 and still lives there.His illustrations have been published in many prominent publications such as Cumhuriet, Yeni Yuzyil, Kitao-lik, P, Nouvel Boservateur (France); The Washington Post, The New Tork Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, (USA) and many more.

As a versatile artist, Demirel’s work ranges from book illustrations, magazine covers, albums of drawings to children’s books, postcards and posters. His books have been published in many European countries as well as in Japan. He’s also held many personal exhibitions all over the world.