1976, born in Iskenderun.
Lives and works in Istanbul.
2008, New York Studio School of Painting and Sculpture, Painting (BA)
1999, Uludag University, Mechanical Engineering (BA)
He worked with Irfan Önürmen between 2005-2007, and received a scholarship from NYSS (New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture) where he was trained by Bill Jensen and Graham Nickson. He participated in drawing marathons, organized by artists Eva Ascheim, Carol Robb and Graham Nickson, at Princeton University. He studied antique figures at the Çatalhöyük archaeological excavation site in 2008, and worked as Bill Jensen’s assistant in Sienna in 2009.