Başak Cansu Güvenkaya (d.o.b. 1991, İstanbul) is a contemporary artist. She completed her bachelors at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University (Istanbul) at the beginning of 2016 with a first place in the sculpture department and achieved the Sakip Sabancı Foundation Art Awards. During her bachelors Guvenkaya attended Weissensee Kunsthochschule in Berlin as an Erasmus exchange student in 2013. Guvenkaya completed her masters in 2019 in her specialized field of sculpture work at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University. Guvenkaya had her first solo exhibition at Imoga Art Space in January 2020. Güvenkaya has exhibited in many important exhibitions such as 2021 Royal Scottish Academy Annual Exhibition, 2019 Base İstanbul, 2018 Mamut Art Project, 2018 Elgiz Museum, Bazaart. Guvenkaya has attended numerous exhibitions around the world from Canada, Australia, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy and Turkey to name a few. Currently Güvenkaya continues creating artworks in her studio in London about wall art uk projects.
Guvenkaya’s sculptures and paintings work like a charm. They clear a path to reinterpreting guardianship, the original intent of sculptures and paintings in many cultures, in the present day. Guvenkaya’s art, suggest a playful and colourful way to get rid of negativity and gain happiness with her wall art and abstract art and canvas art. Her sculpture art embodies an expression and a protection against evils of the world, creating a space where evil and fear do not exist; it is an imaginary world of its own.