Turkish Cypriot sculptor, painter and poet. Born in
in 1951, he studied at Lefkosa Erkek Lisesi, and Istanbul Academy of Fine
Arts, where he majored in ceramics and painting.
During his secondary studies, he started the
literary magazine. He also became active in the student movements of the
1970s and joined the the students' DGD, the `Revolutionary Youth
Association'. After finishing his university education and returning to
the island he became one the founding members of Cagdas Sanatcilar Dernegi,
the Association of Contemporary Artists, as well as Görsel Sanatcilar
Dernegi, the Association of Visual Artists. During this time he established
his atelier and produced some important works of art.
Apart from his art work, Deliceirmak also wrote and continues to
write art critics in the major North Cyprus dailies. Artist also has another
side as a lyric poet. He wrote many poems in the style of Ahmed Arif, Nazim
Hikmet and to a degree Ataol Behramoglu, from whom he was mostly influenced.
Deliceirmak did not published his poetry in a book.
He received the Special Jury Award at the 1st Asia-Europe Biennale,
in Istanbul. One of his poems is given below: