She completed her undergraduate in MSFAU, Painting Department. Still a student, she realized her first solo show “Bigger than You” at SODA. Following that, she started MFA at the same university, completed her MFA in 2019 with her thesis entitled “Abstraction and Space in 21. Century Painting”. Now she continues her doctorate in arts.
She studied at Universidad de Sevilla, Bellas Artes between 2009 and 2010. In 2010, Dikel was the first artist from Turkey to receive art fellowship by Fundación Antonio Gala founded by the Spanish writer Antonio Gala. She attended Plein-Air artist residency program in 2013 in Spain, organized by Fundación Tres Culturas. In 2010, she collaborated Natalie Skobeeva in project Memento Mori Istanbul which was exhibited at Moscow Biennial.
Held her second solo show ‘Empatia’ in Arte Aula, Spain. Continued to joining symposiums and exhibitions both local and international following her duo show at Anna Laudel Contemporary in 2013. Her works have been exhibited in art fairs ie. Parallax Art Fair (London), Art Sevilla (Spain), Contemporary Istanbul, Artist (Turkey). In 2017, she was invited as a speaker for the conference ‘PANGEA’ on refugee issues in Spain on behalf of Turkish artists. Following that her works have been exhibited in La Noche Blanco by Arquemi in Spain. In 2018 she joined ‘Complex Plane’ exhibition and artist talks curated by İpek Yeğinsü at Merkür Gallery. 33 feet tall digital paintings she produced for outdoor took place in Emaar Square. Five fiberglass sculptures she produced for Hilal-i Ahmer Collection met the audience in public spaces with sponsorship of Cengiz Holding, Sancak Group, Ant Yapı, Halkbank and İgsaş. In 2019 her “Gemstone Series” met with Parisian audience in Espace Marais-Marais which is neighbour to the world’s renowned galleries such as Zwirner, Thaddeus Ropac, Perrotin in Paris, Marais. Her works constitute private, governmental and corporate collections in the USA, Germany, Australia, England, Italy, Spain, Taiwan, China and at home.
2021 – Doctorate of Arts, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Painting
2012 – 2019- Master of Arts – Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Painting
2015 – 2015 – Educational Sciences – Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University
2009 – BA – Universidad de Sevilla, Painting
2007 – 2012 – BA – Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Painting
PANEL, SYMPOSIUM & OTHER
2019 – Academy Art Symposium, Near East University, Nycosia, Cyprus