Ahmet Ustunel


Ahmet Ustunel was funded by the Arts and Accessibility Technical Assistance grant. For more information click here.

Blindness has helped Ahmet Ustunel to be more creative in his ability to create masks. He is fascinated with the variations in the human face. He feels that every face has the same parts—two eyes, a nose, a mouth, a chin, and cheeks, eyebrows and ears and yet there are billions of different faces. He also discovers the forms of living things in nature, such as animals, flowers, and different plants, and incorporates them into his masks, such as a fish tail or a bird head. His specialty has been in pottery projects and ceramics.

Artistic Discipline: 
Visual Arts
Disability type: 
Visually Impaired
San Francisco, CA