Adem Genç, was born in Rize Ardeşen in 1944.  In 1965, he graduated from The Art and Craft Department of Ankara-Gazi Institute of Education. During his education here,  he attended Refik Epikman, Adnan Turani and Turan Erol’s figüre drawing and painting  courses. Having been successful in his examination (held According to the Law No. 1416), he was sent to England to study further. Between 1969 and 1971, he attended Figure Drawing and Engraving workshops at Bournemouth and Pool College of Art. He studied English at Angleo Continental School. In 1971, he was admitted to Martin’s School of Art / Advanced Painting programme. He completed his postgraduate education in 1974. When he returned to Turkey (1974), he was appointed to Samsun Institute of Education. Following that, in 1978, became Teaching Assistant to the Faculty of Art and Architecture at Ege University. He received his MFA degree from Ege University Faculty of Fine Arts in 1980 and his PhD from Dokuz Eylul University in 1983. Here, the artist conducted the Undergraduate and Proficiency in Art programs of the Faculty of Fine Arts and he conducted the Contemporary Western Art classes at Ege University Faculty of Letters.In 1991-92 academic terms he continued his research at California State University / Chico as a Fulbright Post PhD Scholar. He became associate professor in 1987, and became professor in 1992. He worked as a lecturer at Beykent University, Faculty of Fine Arts. He worked on printmaking at IMOGA in 2014. He is currently working at Gayrettepe Social Sciences and Fine Arts Campus in Altınbaş University and working in his personal studio at Maslak AOS (Auto Industrial Site).