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Zeren Badar is a self-taught conceptual artist who lives currently in NYC. He is originally from Turkey.  His works have been exhibited internationally including in Aperture Foundation, New York; The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO; Aljira Center of Contemporary Art NJ. He is obsessed with art. He enjoys long walks all around Manhattan and takes long breaks at art shows.

Solo Shows

2017--"Messing with Old Masters"--Governors Island Art Fair, New York

Selected Exhibitions


-- Kunst im Fluss -- Schleiden, Germany


-- "March On"-- Incubator Gallery, Brooklyn

-- " Destroy All Monsters"-- Spantzo Gallery, Manhattan


--“Truth lies beyond"--Folley Gallery, NY

--"Put on your face and hand me down"--  Greenwich Art Council, CT



--“Monsters & Flowers"-- Trans-cen-der, Brooklyn

--"Contemporary Photography"-- SITE Gallery, Brooklyn

-- "AEGEAN"-- AAA3A Gallery, Bronx NY


--“Yellow Chair”— David & Schweitzer Gallery, Brooklyn

--“Spectrum Art Fair”— Arti NYC Gallery, Miami Beach FL.

--“Confluences”— Artium Miami Gallery, Wynwood Miami

--"Translucent" at Trans-cen-der, Brooklyn

-- “23rd Juried Exhibition" curated by Hamidah Glasgow at

Griffin Museum, Boston

--"SUPERME" at The Local Gallery, LIC, New York

-- "Guest Room" curated by Azu Nwagbogu at Der Greif, Germany


-- “Art From the BOROS”  at Denise Bibro Gallery, Chelsea, New York

-- “Impending Future”  at Lycoming College Art Gallery, Williamsport, PA

-- “DADA LIVES”—UC Blue Ash College Art Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

-- "A Process 2.0"curated by Lars Willumeit and Der Greif Magazine at Krakow Photo Month Festival (Poland)

-- “Taste Makers” curated by Sherri Littlefield at Court Tree Gallery,Brooklyn NY

-- “Opus” curated by Michael London Berube at Littlefiled Gallery,Brooklyn NY

-- “Drums on Paper, Risograph Show” curated by Cem Kocyildirim at Rabbithole Gallery, Brooklyn

-- “OPEN 16” curated by Paula Tognarelli at Vermont Photography Center

-- “Comic Art: Fantasy & Imagination” at Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY

-- “ Benefit Auction Exhibition” at Silver Eye Photography, Pittsburg


-- “Voice of Artist”— Scope Art Fair, Miami, during Art Basel

-- “No limits, No Lines” curated by Gigi Campos at One For All Gallery, Miami, during Art Basel

-- “Ways to Lighten Up” curated by Deric Carner at Splinters & Logs, Brooklyn

-- “Fresh” at Jankossen Gallery Chelsea NY

--“On the Inner & Outer Self" at Openings, Manhattan NY--“Postcards from the Edge” at Luhring Augustine Gallery, Chelsea, NY

--“View Points” at Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, NJ

-- “Boston Print Fair” with 555 Gallery, Boston

-- "Eumetadotas" at Nave Gallery LES, NY June 2015

--‘Last Dance at Arts@Reniassance, , Brooklyn

--“After Image” at Art House Gallery, NJ

-- “The Comedies & Tragedies” at Hudson Guild Gallery, Chelsea NY

--“Emerging Artists 2015” at Limner Gallery, Hudson NY

--“NYC Salon Showcases” at Arts@Reniassance, , Brooklyn

--“Bite” at Nave Gallery, Somerville MA, February

--“Small Works” at Pleiades Gallery Chelsea, NY


--“Summer Open” at Aperture Foundation, Chelsea NY

--“Open” at The Center of Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins CO --“Fall Benefit Exhibition” at Nurture Art, Brooklyn NY

--“Year in Review 2013” at See me Gallery



--Director’s Honorable Mention at Open Exhibition at The Center for Fine Art, Fort Collins, 2014

--Finalist at Year in Review at See Me, 2013


Selected Publications

--Better Photography, India ,2021

--Marie Claire USA 2016

--Neon Magazine, France 2016

--Flat Magazine 2017

--L'oeil de La Photography, 2104, 2015, 2016

--Fahrenheit Magazine 2015

--Art Sheep 2015

--Mundo Flaneur 2015

-- Fahrenheit Magazine 2015

--Acruator 2014, 2015

--Inprint Magazine Issue 16, 2014

--Saatchi Gallery Blog 2014

--Wired, Italy 2014

--Hashtag Magazine, Issue 10, 2014

--Nakid Magazine 2014

--SFMOMA blog 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

--Design Taxi 2013

--Beautiful Decay 2013


--Contemporary Portraits 2014

--Uno Kudo Volume 4, 2014

--Share 2015


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