Dilara Akay (born ’63 Adana, Turkey) lives and works in Dalaman, Turkey where she has recently created Dilara Akay Sculpture Garden (’19); a public space for her work inviting people from Dalaman and beyond.

Founder of artist platform HAYAKA ARTI (’05), "alternative gallery project" interfacegallery.com (’09), ambassador of Terzo Paradiso (Third Paradise / Rebirth Project by Michelangelo Pistoletto and Cittadellarte) and ambassador of WWF Turkey ('21); she was graduated from Üsküdar Amerikan Academy for Girls (’81) and Bosphorus University (’85). During 90’s she was involved in creating fashion brands Dice Kayek and David People (DPGC), and writing articles in Gazete Pazar and Biz magazine.

Due to a technical update please contact her via dilara(at)hayakaarti.com instead of the form