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Sakir Gokcebag was born in Denizli in 1965. He graduated from the Faculty of Fine Art at Marmara University in 1987. He completed his master’s degree (1990) and doctoral degree (1994) at his alma mater. He won the second prize in the State Painting and Sculpture Competition in Ankara in 1991. In the same year, he got a scholarship from the Austrian government for Summer Academy in Salzburg in 1991. Gökçeba? then received a scholarship from DAAD and went to Düsseldorf Academy between 1995 and 1996. He was awarded Markus Lüpertz Prize by Düsseldorf Academy in 1996. Gökçeba? has had many solo exhibitions and participated in numerous group exhibitions in Turkey and abroad.