HIGH ART 2020 SPOTLIGHT: Murat Saygıner
“The Sacred Portal”
Murat Saygıner is a self-taught artist who works in the fields of photography and digital art, and is also known as a filmmaker and composing. Born in Prague in 1989, Murat Saygıner got involved with photography and digital art in 2007 and won several international awards. In 2008 his works were selected for ‘IPA Best of Show’ exhibition in New York. In 2010 he was awarded Emerging Talent of the Year in ‘The Photography Gala Awards’. He has written, directed and produced several animated short films since 2013 which were screened in over 200 film festivals including Academy Award Qualifying Festivals such as ‘Animest’ and ‘AIFVF’. 6 of his films were also Staff Picked on Vimeo.He is currently living and working as a freelancer in Ankara.
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High Art was created by Dona Frank and The Natural Cannabis Company in 2014 as a crowdsourcing solution to packaging design. From its humble beginnings, High Art has developed into an internationally-known art competition with thousands of entries annually from 100+ countries all over the world.
Each year professional and amateur artists create themed works through a variety of mediums to compete for $50,000 in prize money and to see their work featured on packaging, social media, at the High Art gallery in Santa Rosa, CA and displayed at prestigious art events, in the United States and abroad.