Mehves Lelic


Mehves (b. 1990) is an Istanbul-born photographer based on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. She holds a B.A. from the University of Chicago. She has been awarded the National Geographic Young Explorers Grant, the City of Chicago Individual Artists' Grant, the Turkish Cultural Foundation Cultural Exchange Fellowship, and has been shortlisted in Dubai International Emerging Artist Award, Odeabank O'Art Award, Akbank Contemporary Arts Award and the Luminarts Fellowship. Her work has been exhibited at the Biggs Museum of American Art, Academy Art Museum, Cosmos Arles Books, Stella Elkins Gallery at Temple University's Tyler School of Art, Institute des Cultures D'Islam in Paris, the Photographers' Gallery Istanbul, the Ogden Museum of Art in New Orleans and Ain't Bad Magazine and the Humble Arts Foundation Blog (NY - online), among others.

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