Pelin Yazar Canez
Pelin was born in Istanbul, Turkey, where she studied at Marmara University earning her Bachelor of Art Education degree (in Painting & Art Education); and at Istanbul Technical University, earning her Master of Fine Arts degree (in Painting, and Visual & Environmental Arts).
Pelin has developed a great deal of experience in the profession of art education, particularly with children. She has taught at institutions and workshops in Turkey and North America, and has exhibited there many times, including exhibitions at the Turkish American Association for Cultural Exchange (Chicago, 1999); the 20th Annual Festival of the Federation of Turkish American Associations (New York, 2001); the Middfest International Festival (Middletown, Ohio, 2000); and at the Fête culturelle familiale: Turquie (Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec, 2007). Pelin lives and works in Montreal.