Yilmaz Tankut


He was born in 1933. After he went five years to Haydarpasa High school and one year to Kuleli Military High school, he went to the Military College. In 1954, he graduated as lieutenant from there.

In 1956, he became pilot officer and joined the Air Force.

In 1986, he retired having become group captain.

Being originally from Ula, he is living since 1976 in the Gökova river- basin.

His interest in art started in secondary school. At the college, he joined courses held by artists who have a special place in Turkish Art.


Subject of the exhibition:

To examine the nature of Akyaka and reflect it on the classical painting aspect.

Fields of his interests are to reflect trees, daily and authentic life onto canvas with his beloved KAMIYO studies.