Tolga Tarhan

Illustrator/Painter

Tolga is a multi disciplinary artist based in Istanbul. He started his art education at Marmara Academy of Fine Arts in Ceramics and Glass Design and after two years, he carried out his study in Painting Department of Mimar Sinan Academy of Fine Arts. In 2014, he studied classical painting in Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia for a year, where he learned and practiced various painting and printing techniques.

Spent a lot of time around oil & acrylic on canvas paintings, he moved to the digital area. He has been attending many exhibitions, festivals and still holding artist workshops in Istanbul. He has been working in collaboration with various brands and magazines in Turkey, Netherlands, Italy, Germany and England through many years as a concept designer and illustrator.

Alongside of illustration and painting, he is working on animation short films, music videos and event videos. He has created Le Guess Who?’s graphic stories in 2016, directed music videos for local artists and still working on his 3rd short animation film.