Prominent Turkish-Jewish sculpture artist Nadia Arditti will be exhibiting her outstanding works in Washington, DC next month at the Gallery NK. On Saturday, April 2nd from 6-9 PM, Gallery NK will be display Arditti’s renowned sculptures. Pieces will be available for purchase, and she will be donating a portion of the sales to helps the victims of the 2014 mining disaster in Soma, Turkey. Additionally, there will be a raffle at the event, including a prize of a week vacation in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Born in Istanbul in 1948, Arditti learned sculpture at Irfan Korkmazlar′s workshop and is known for using nontraditional materials, such as stones from dry riverbeds, drift wood from beaches and sea shells from the south coast of Turkey, in her sculptures. She has held many solo exhibitions in Turkey, and her works can be seen in many private collections in Turkey, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Spain and the U.K. She currently continues her work in Turkey.