YUSUF ZİYA AYGEN
He was born in 1968 in Çankırı. He received his bachelor’s degree in 1994 and master’s degree in 1998 from Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Graphics. During his career, his works were deemed worthy of four awards including the Original Printmaking Awards as part of the State Painting Competitions. In addition to his solo exhibitions, Aygen participated in many national and international group events and biennials. He worked on printmaking at The Çamlıca House of Art in Çamlıca in 2001, 2002, 2003 and at IMOGA in 2008. The artist is currently living in Istanbul and continuing to work as a lecturer at Marmara University Faculty of Fine Arts.