He was born in 1951 in Bingöl. From 1972-1976, he studied at and graduated from the Istanbul State Applied Fine Arts Academy. Between 1976-1978, he worked at Eskişehir TV Institute in Graphic and Stage Design. He worked in Stage Design at the Istanbul State Theater between 1982-1984. He worked on printmaking at Süleyman Saim Tekcan’s studio in Söğütlüçeşme in 1983. He continues his art work in Istanbul and in Berlin.