Ibrahim Demir


Born in 1980 in izmir Turkey. Studied Plastic arts at Highschool and Universty at Buca 9 Eylul Faculty of Art Education and Formation. After graduation worked as Asistant and participated several Exhibitions and live art performace in Seba Art Gallery and Artist Seba Ugurtan. 2008 Participated and Catalogued in International Printmaking Biennal by Imoga Gallery. 2009 moved to Bogota, Colombia, and same year joined a Collective Exposition with various artists (International Engraving Exhibition 2009—Embassy of Spain National Catholic Kings Museum—Colombia. Still living at Colombia.

Since 2009 Ibrahim has been working on bookplates, usually zinc and copper engravings, some linoleums. He has created many personal bookplates for library owners in Colombia.

“My filosophy of exlibris making based on inner world of the owner. So i like to ask various questions before I start sketching progress, if it requires more details afterwards I am asking more.”

Ibrahim has also began making predesigned bookplates, which can be customized by adding the name of the owner after selecting one of the designs.