Belmin Pilevneli is a visual artist and illustrator and a printmaker who studied

MA Illustration and Visual Media in UAL, London College of Communication,

born in Istanbul and currently working/living in London.

She took part in group exhibitions in Istanbul,

in 2002 at Erol Eti Art Gallery with ‘Pilevneliler’, alongside her artist family,

2009 at Basın Museum, 2014 at FASS Art Gallery with ‘Sparks’,

2016 at Sofa Hotel - Hall Arts with ‘Mindscapes’ and an online exhibition

‘In Transition’ with artnivo.com, ‘Ah!’ with PG Art Gallery

Before starting her studies in London she worked as a graphic designer and

an illustrator. While living in London as an artist/illustrator, she was represented

by both Made in Arts London and Creative Debuts, Chrom-Art  in different fairs and exhibition like ‘London Illustration Fair 2016’, ‘First Thursdays - UAL Takeover, 2017 ’, ‘Tribe 17, International Art Fest’.



Lost and Found— 

05.10.2017 - 01.11.2017, London - in collaboration with House of Illustration and UCLH Arts and Heritage - University College Hospital


Tribe 17 - International Art Festival— Oxo Bargehouse

London, 12.10.2017 - 15.10.2017 - https://www.chrom-art.org/tribe17


Illustratos’ Summer Fair— House of Illustration

London - 09.07.2017 


Level 39— 

25.05.2017 - 15.07.2017, Level 39 - Canary Wharf, London

- curated by Creative Debuts at Level 39


AH!— Galeri Işık

04.05.2017 - 20.05.2017, Istanbul - curated by PG Art Gallery


UAL Takeover - First Thursdays

London, 06.04.2017-30.04.2017 – Group exhibition curated by Creative Debuts.

In Transit— Online Exhibition

28.12.2016 - 16.01.2017

  • https://www.artnivo.com/a-night-full-of-moons-i_115580?arama=belmin

LCC Post-Graduate Shows 2016: Design School—

London College of Communication, London, 2016

London Illustration Fair 2016

Represented by Made in Arts London

Mindscapes on Illustration— Hall Arts
Group Exhibition, Istanbul, 2016

 Sparks, Digital Media Student Exhibition— FASS Art Gallery

Sabancı University, Istanbul 2013

Following My Dreams— FASS Art Gallery

Sabancı University, Istanbul 2012

Deniz Orkuş Students’ Exhibition— Press Museum
Istanbul 2008

Pilevneliler Exhibition— Tolga Eti Art Gallery

Istanbul, 2002




1. Ogilvy and Mather— Creative Intern

Istanbul, 2011
2. Rafineri Advertising Company— Creative Intern

Istanbul, 2013

Worked on Yapı Kredi Bank.

3. trendyol.com / modagram.com— Graphic Designer

Istanbul, OCTOBER 2014 - AUGUST 2015

5. Design Academy 2016 @ Design Council

London, JULY 2016


She also created hand made visuals for an awarded game called Tacenda, which was one of the finalists of Dare To Be Digital Competition, 2016 in Dundee.

She recently displayes her works in the exhibition ‘Lost and Found’ (until 01.11.2017) with collaboration of House of Illustration and UCLH.

Most of her works are inspired by poems, (some are written by her) which reflect intimate feelings and love. Some of her recent works draw critical attentionto the way in which people express their own self romantically in the modern age, which she believes that turns into quick digital games. Opposed to the digital domination she usually chooses the traditional technique embossing and pencil drawing to give intimacy a broader context in terms of tactility and texture facilitating the communication through depths and layers. 



Upcoming exhibition: 'MultiLove' at Galeri Miz, Istanbul.

(19 December -1 7 January 2017)




Creative Debuts

London, 2017 – Started to be represented by them.

Art Maze Mag— Artist

London, 2017 – Selected to be featured as an artist on the January 2017 issue.

Made in Arts London— Artist/Illustrator

London, 2016 - Present

Featured on Made in Arts London’s website with her works.

TACENDA— Visual Artist / Illustrator

London, 2016 - Present

Visual Arts and graphic design for a collaborative, award wining game project, TACENDA, as a team: Fini Fugu && Friends

‘Big Draw’, British Museum— Arts Volunteer

London, 2015

Volunteer of a workshop for children with University of the Arts London.

Art Cafe— Cafe Mural

Istanbul, SEPTEMBER 2015

Wall mural for Art Cafe.

  • https://www.behance.net/gallery/33195757/Mural-Illustration-for-Art-Cafe-Istanbul

 Senkron Coach - Coaching Agency— Graphic Design

Istanbul, 2014

Corporate Identity Design for Senkron Coach

Illustration for a Music Magazine, Neo-Filarmoni

Istanbul, 2013

Art Cafe— Social Media

Istanbul, 2013

Aslı & Alev— Part Time Social media & Illustrator
Istanbul, 2012

Civic Involvement Project for children— with Sabancı University

Istanbul, 2010



Dare To Be Digital 2016—

Finalist with the game TACENDA as a team called Fini Fugu && Friends

Dundee, Scotland, 2016

ADAA - Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2016—

Semi Finalist – with the game TACENDA

London, 2016