Wood Sculptor

Selahattin Cilo

Born in Idlib, Syria, the artist has visited countries such as Jordan, Brazil, Argentina and Iraq since age 10. Returning to Syria after 1997, Cilo 's interest in wood art began at the age of 17 as a carpenter. The artist, who makes miniature products such as ships and clocks from wood made of natural trees. He performs his art with his two sons in his workshop in Kilis.


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This project aims to reveal the effects of migration on the fields of culture and art and has been completed under auspices of İLKE Foundation that has considerably contributed to the society through various projects in different fields it has undertaken over years.

İLKE - Foundation For Science Culture and Education
Aziz Mahmut Hüdayi Mah.
Türbe Kapısı Sok. No: 13 Üsküdar/İSTANBUL

Phone Number: +90 216 532 63 70
Mail: sanatingocu@ilke.org.tr