Esin Turan born 1970 in Konya, Turkey is an Austrian-Turkish painter and sculptor who currently resides in Vienna. Turan consistently focuses her work on overcoming Western stereotypes of the Muslim world.
Esin Turan completed her studies at the Sculpture Department of the Arts Faculty of Hacettepe University before, in 1992, continuing her studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna with Professor Bruno Gironcoli. She lives and works in Vienna, and is involved in numerous projects initiated by the City of Vienna and the EU for the purpose of bringing together young people of different cultures to work together on art projects.
Her works focus on the concept of femininity in reflexions on society, sexuality, current events and their inner connection to the past and the effects of time and space, developing her own unique artistic mark in various modes of expression. Her works have been purchased by the Austrian Ministry of Education, Science and Arts, the City of Vienna, and various private collectors and have been exhibited in Turkey, Austria, Germany, Spain, USA and

single exhibitions
gallery „aai“, vienna, austria
gallery „siebenstern“, vienna, austria
austrian cultural institute, istanbul, turkey
wien westbahnhof, vienna, austria
kleine galerie ,vienna,austria
daire gallery,  istanbul, turkey
galerie sur, vienna, austria
cagla cabaoglu gallery, istanbul, turkey
katolischen privat universit├Ąt, linz, austria
gallery hinterland, vienna austria

 group exhibitions
gallery „museum am aufruf“,vienna, austria
awa biennal, issenba gallery, japan
gallery elektra, malaga, spain
kunsthalle krems, krems, austria
museum moderne kunst, passau, germany
museumsquartier projektraum,vienna,austria
austrian culuture forum, new york, usa
wittgenstein haus, vienna austra
belvedere, vienna, austria
cagla cabaoglu gallery, istanbul, turkey
kuad gallery, istanbul, turkey
gallery wolfrum , vienna, austria
gallery feichtner , vienna, austria
21 er haus , vienna, austria
contemporary art museum, batumi, georgien
kuad gallery, Istanbul, turkey
4th children and youth art biennial, istanbul, turkey
wien museum, vienna, austria
canakkale biennale, canakkale, turkey
musa, vienna, austria
gallery evliyagil dolapdere, istanbul, turkey
gallery hinterland, vienna austria