She was born in 1952 in Ankara. She graduated from FMV Işık High School in 1969. She studied in Cours Annuels, Besançon, France in 1972-73. She studied at Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts, Paris, between 1973-75 (she studied with Mlle. Poncelet) Between 1993-95, she studied at Istasyon Art House, Department of Interior Architecture. She received Basic Art Education from Ömer Düzenli, Tarık Babayiğit and Selçuk Fergökçe. She continued her painting studies with Yusuf Taktak in 2000-2001. In 2003-2004 she organized seminars on "Ancient Greek, Roman and Byzantine periods; Art History, Archeology and Mythology" with Asst. Prof. Mehmet İhsan Tunay. She worked on printmaking at IMOGA in 2005 and 2007. She has been continuing to work with, her teacher, Prof. Süleyman Saim Tekcan for many years. The artist is a member of UPSD Association. Her works can be seen in FMV Işık University, Istanbul Kültür University, IMOGA (Istanbul Museum of Graphic Arts) and other private collections in Istanbul, Bodrum, Antalya, Antakya, Paris, Washington DC, Chicago, New York, Montreal, Geneve, Lausanne, Münich and Milano.

Selected Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions

2019 Kameleon Studio, Istanbul

2006 IMOGA Nişantaşı, Istanbul

2004 Istanbul Kültür University, Istanbul

2002 FMV Işık University, Istanbul

1983 Garanti Bank, Nişantaşı, Istanbul


Group Exhibitions

2019 XII Florence Biennale, Italy

2018 Istanbul Meets London III - Angel House, London

2017 ArtParma Fair, Italy

2012 Artbridge, Köln, Germany

2011 World Art in Venice, Italy

2008 'Barışın Gelini: Pippa Bacca', UPSD, Istanbul

2008 Gallery Karismus, Austria

2007 1st International Antakya Biennal's

2006 "Kadın Gözüyle İstanbul", IMOGA Nişantaşı

2006 "Imoga at Besiktas", Besiktas Cagdas İstanbul