Born in Gül Ilgaz graduated from the Mimar Sinan University Department of Painting in She attended various programs in art and design at Bard C.
Douglass Rankin (1948- ) was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Rankin received a BA in Botany from Duke University, Durham NC in 1971. He was a Scholarship Student 1975 - 1976 at Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC, received an Apprenticeship 1976 - 1978 at Randy Johnston Pottery, River Falls WI, and in 1978 attended a Four Week Workshop with Tatsuzo Shimaoka, Banff Center for the Fine Arts, Alberta, Canada.
Valley of Ten Peaks, Canada. This beautiful creation of nature is located in the Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. As the name suggests, this valley consists of ten peaks and Moraine Lake flowing at their feet.
For Lake Louise Alberta meetings, conferences, executive retreats and incentive experiences in Banff National Park, there is no finer destination than the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise resort and conference center, located a scenic two hour drive (195 km/120 miles) from the Calgary International Airport (YYC).