Gültekin Çizgen was born in 1940 in Istanbul. He is producing photograph art for our country since 43 years. His photographs have been exhibited in Turkey, Germany, France, Switzerland, China, Canada, Mexico and Brazil. Multi vision programs directed by him have been shown in USA, Germany, Bahrein, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, China, Indonesia, Kuwait, France, South Korea, India, Netherland, Iraq, England, Switzerland, Kazakhstan, Turkish Republic of North Cyprus, Kirgizstan, Egypt, Russia, Slovenia, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Greece.
He is the owner of Fotoğraf Publishing House, founder of Yeni Fotoğraf magazine, founder and member of honor of Institute of Photograph in Mimar Sinan University and founder president of Professional Promotion Photographer Association. Mr.Çizgen has 27 publications including 12 photograph albums, 10 books in technical, essay, journey and memoir fields and 5 catalogue books.
In addition of his photograph art and his career, he added new artistic genres to his life. He is getting richer by feed himself with the love of his works. His illustration arts have been published in Germany, Japan and USA. He enjoys being a part of other arts. Nowadays, he is interesting with glass and jewelry design. He enjoys travelling and he is always sharing cultures of more than 70 countries. He is working in Istanbul during winters and in Bodrum during summertime
HIS PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS:
• FOTOĞRAFLAR / Red Hause Publishing House-1967
• GÖLLERİMİZ/ Red Hause Publishing House -1975
• SİYAH-BEYAZ FOTOĞRAFLAR / Milliyet Publishing House -1980
• TÜRKİYE FOTOĞRAFLARI / Milliyet Publishing House -1980
• TÜRKİYE / Haşet Publishing House -1990
• KARAKUTU CEP FOTOĞRAF ALBÜMLERİ / 1998
• GÜLTEKİN ÇİZGEN, SİYAH-BEYAZLAR /1998
• DOĞA VE YAŞAM / Kelaynak Publishing House – 1998
• FOTOĞRAFTA ATMOSFER / Kelaynak Publishing House -1998
• DÖRT MEVSIM TÜRKİYE / Dünya Publishing House -1998
• TÜRKİYE’YE BAKIŞ / Ülker Publishing House -1998
• DÜNYAYA BAKIŞ / Ülker Publishing House -2000