İsmail Acar (born 1971) is a Turkish painter. He graduated with honors in 1991 from Marmara University in Istanbul, Turkey. In 1993, Acar received his Master of Arts degree in "Technology and Art", as well as in "Postmodernism".
In 2004, Acar was awarded "The Most Successful Artist of Turkey". His paintings have been exhibited in over sixty solo and well over forty joint exhibitions as of 2006. He often applies contemporary media techniques, including computer technology, to traditional painting techniques. The artist has created works on themes such as history, particularly that of Istanbul, and the meeting of Western ideas with Eastern spirituality.