Born in Trabzon in 1945. He studied in Adnan Çoker’s atelier of the Painting Department of İstanbul State Fine Arts Academy (currently Mimar Sinan University).
He conducted research in Germany. In his paintings that have floating figures painted with wide brush touches, he solves the dilemma between surface and space via color emphasizing style.
He currently teaches at Yeditepe University. His artworks are included in several museums and collections in Turkey. He lives and works in İstanbul. He works as a scholar in Fine Arts Faculty of Yeditepe University .
2013 Tuyap Art Fair, Honorable Mention
2008 Trabzon International Culture and Art Festival Plastic Arts Award
1996 Turkish Journalists’ Society , Sedat Simavi Visual Arts Prize
1987 6th Istanbul Art Festival, Achievement Award
1986 TPAO Atatürk 5th Painting Competition, Honorable Mention
1986 20th DYO Painting Exhibition, Honorable Mention
1986 Today’s Artists 7th Istanbul Exhibition, Achievement Award
1984 İnönü Foundation Painting Competition, Honorable Mention
1983 Today’s Artists 4th Istanbul Exhibition, Achievement Award
1980 14th DYO Painting Exhibition, Achievement Award
1979 2nd Istanbul Art Festival, Achievement Award
1979 Visual Arts Association, Achievement Award
1976 Yarımca Culture and Art Festival, Third Prize
1969 Ahmet Andiçen Art Awards Competition Second Prize