Mert Acar (b. 1989, Ankara) graduated in 2012 from the Hacettepe University Department of Graphic Design, later completing his master’s degree at the Gazi University Department of Painting in 2017 starting his Proficiency in Art program at the same institution.
He had his first solo show named Placeholder at METU, and his second solo show named Flashers On at Torun. His work has been displayed at Akbank 36th Contemporary Artists Exhibition, Queensrollahouse London, Mamut Art Project, Siyah Beyaz Gallery, BASE, Plato Sanat, Mixer Gallery, and Cermodern. His series Placeholder was exhibited in 2018 at the Subjectively Objective gallery space in Detroit and was published as a monograph. He resides and operates in Ankara.