1941          was born in Istanbul on December 14th.


1948-58      had elementary and secondary school education till the end of 10th grade at TED Ankara College,  Ankara, Turkey.


1958-60      studied 11th and 12th grades at Western High School (now Western-Ellington School of the Arts), Washington DC, USA and graduated from that  establishment.


1960-64      studied art at State Academy of Fine Arts (now Architect Sinan University) Painting Department,  Istanbul, Turkey.


1964-67      worked as technical designer in Lusanne, Switzerland.


1967-68      continuing her studies for another year,  graduated from Istanbul’s State Academy of Fine Arts Painting Department with MA degree.


1970-74      did further studies on art at Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, France, on a scholarship from the Turkish State. 


1975-81      worked as  instructor at  Istanbul’s State Academy of Fine Arts Painting Department.


2000-01      worked as  instructor at Istanbul’s Marmara University Education Faculty.


Lives and works in Istanbul.






2010-11     "Diptychs and Triptychs - A Selection",  44A Art Gallery, Istanbul.


2006           "A Picture,  a Note-book",  Maçka Art Gallery, Istanbul.


2003           "Portraits",  İşsanat Parmakkapı Art Gallery, Istanbul.


2000           "Shop Windows, 3",  Mine Art Gallery, Istanbul.


1997           "Souvenirs de Bonheur", Ercüment Kalmık Museum, Istanbul.






2011          "Are You Alive?", Asfalt Art Gallery,Istanbul / CI Contemporary Istanbul Art Fair, Istanbul / "Dream and Reality", Istanbul Modern Museum , Istanbul / Art Beat,Contemporary Art Fair, Istanbul / "Women's View" 44A Art Gallery, Istanbul 


2010          "10 Years at Kasa", Kasa Art Gallery, Istanbul / "Instructor Artists - Artist Instructors from Sanayi-i Nefise to MSGSÜ Akademi Painting Instructors Exhibition", İşsanat Kibele Art Gallery, Istanbul 


2009          "Eros: Eroticism in Contemporary Turkish Art", Utopia Platform Art Gallery, Istanbul / "Karma 1", 44A Art Gallery, Istanbul / "Doubtfull Mirror - Reality, Reflection, Illusion", Mine Art Gallery, Istanbul


2008           "Made in Turkey - Positionen Türkischer Künstler 1978-2008" Paulskirche, Frankfurt, Germany / "Masterpieces from the 80's",MAC Art Gallery, Istanbul


2007           " Modern and Beyond", santralistanbul Museum, Istanbul   


2006           "Woman's Color",  Beşiktaş Mustafa Kemal Art Center, Istanbul / CI Contemporary Art Fair, Istanbul / "Looking Back" Karşı Sanat Çalışmaları, Istanbul


Selected Works

Artist's Exhibitions