Emre Kuheylan

Work experience

Work experience
Mar 2013 - Present

Founder & Director

International Kontinent Photography Awards

International Kontinent Photography Awards (http://kontinentawards.com), the prestigious photography competition aim to honor best photographers in the world of photography and provide them global recognition and new opportunities. Since 2013, Awards received thousands of submissions from more than 100 countries around the world.

Media and art executives from important organizations such as CNN, Thompson Reuters, National Geographic Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Vogue, Magnum Photos, Royal Academy of Arts and Time Magazine  supported the Awards as jury members and more than 30 organizations supported Kontinent Awards globally as sponsors and media partners.

Mar 2011 - Present

Founder & Director

Artlica Agency

Artlica (http://artlica.com) represents more than 30 contemporary art photographers around the world. Artlica promotes and sells contemporary art projects as well as creating exhibition and publication opportunities for its artists.

2008 - Present

Writer and Photographer

Gruppe28 Die Fotografenagentur, Hamburg

His articles and photographs published in many international news, travel, culture and art magazines such as New Internationalist, Asian Geographic, British Airways High Life Magazine, International Living, Exposure Magazine, One World Magazine, Der Greif etc.

Jan 2012 - Sep 2014

Founder & Director

Globalica Editorial Image Syndication

Globalica is the distributor of Camera Press (UK), Agentur Focus (Germany), Anzenberger Agency (Austria) and Agence VU (France). Globalica is providing news contents for magazines and newspapers.

Oct 2011 - Dec 2012


Publica Creative Agency

Publica Creative is a boutique advertising agency produces creative solutions for its clients.

2009 - 2011

Representative, Event Coordinator, Curator and Writer

PhotoWorld Magazine

* Made interviews with famous photographers Steve McCurry, Stuart Franklin and more…
* Head of Organization / Randy Olson (National Geographic) exhibition in PhotoWorld Photography Center in Istanbul
* Head of Organization / Ron Haviv (VII) exhibition in PhotoWorld Photography Center in Istanbul
* Curator / “Without Borders” section of “Our Life is Photography Festival” with participation of 13 international artists in CKM

2007 - 2009


Boo! Magazine (Culture and Arts)

Made interviews with local and international musicians including Nil Karaibrahimgil, Flunk etc.


- Fotografia Festival / Museo D’Arte Contemporanea Roma / Rome - Italy / 2009
- Vanguard Gallery / Shanghai – PRC / 2011
- Post Singapore 2012 / Singapore / 2012
- Artist Residence Gallery / Brighton - UK / 2012
- MPLS Photo Center / Minneapolis - USA / 2012



Anadolu University – Economics (BEc) / TR / 2010
Celal Bayar University – Economics (Associate) / Manisa / TR / 2008
Bradley Central High School / TN / USA / 2001
60. Yıl Anatolian High School / Izmir / TR / 2000