(1947, Kuruyer - Antakya)
1947 He was born in "Kuruyer Village", Antakya-Turkey
1960 He graduated from elementary school in Reyhanli - Hatay
1960-1963 He attained the Elementary level Teachers' Training School in Duzici - Adana.
1963-1966 He started his art-training at the Art-Seminar of Teacher's Training School in Istanbul.
1966-1969 He worked as an elementary-school teacher.
1969-1972 He continued his art training at the Art Department of Teacher's Training College of Istanbul.
1972-1978 He worked as an art teacher secondary and high schools.
1978-1980 He worked as an instructor at the Art Department of Ataturk Educational Instutute in Istanbul.
1980 He went to Germany to maintain his art releted activities.
1983-1989 He kept on and advanced his activities in graphic-art and impression techniques at the Polytechnic College of Cologne. He has been residing in Cologne, Germany since 1980; and maintaining his artistic activities.
SOME OF HIS PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS
1978 Fine Arts Gallery of Islanbul-Turkey
1986 "Sohle 1" Gallery, Bergkamen-Germany
1989 Gerda Turke Gallery, Dortmund-Germany
1989 Altes Schloss Gallery, Grevenbioich-Germany
1991 Gorbon Ads Gallery, Istanbul-Turkey
1992 Gallery Ruchti, Cologne-Germany.
1993 Gallery Gerda Turke, Dortmund-Germany
1994 Gallery Sohle 1, Bergkamen-Germany
1994 Gallery Gerdo Turke, Dortmund-Germany
1994 Gallery OPSIS, Oosduinkerke-Belgium
1995 Gallery Kunst und Buhne, Eupen-Belgium
1995 Gallery Kunsthauschen, Hilden-Germany.
1995 Gallery Sanat Yapim, Ankara -Turkey
1996 Karsu Art Gallery Istanbul-Turkey
1999 Kodikoy Art Center, Istanbul-Turkey
1999 Halk Bank Art Gallery, Ankara -Turkey
2001 Gallery Sanat Yapim Ankara-Turkey
2002 Gallery Anadolu Ajansi, Ankara - Turkey
2003 Gallery Ayda, Ankara - Turkey
2003 Gallery Doku Sanat, Istanbul, Turkey
SOME OF HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO EXHIBITIONS
1974 State Fine Art Gallery, Ankara-Turkey
1989 The exhibition and catalog with the subject "Work World" sponsored by the Germany Association of Care for Work and Worker, Dortmund-Germany
1992 Landesmuseum, Mannheim-Germany
1993 Arbeitsmuseum, Norrkoping-Sweden
1993 Goch Stadtisches Museum (City Museum), Germany
1993 Friedershof Kunstspeicher, Frankfurt-Germany
1993 Kunstforum, Bonn-Germany
1993 Selective touring exhibition with the subject "Story of Pain" Germany
1993 Langen Museum, Frankfurt-Germany.
1994 Gallery Gerda Turke, Dortmund-Germany
1995 Rautenstrauch-joest Museum, Cologne-Germany
1997 Gallery Arbeiter Fotografie, (together vvith Ibrahim Demirel), Cologne-Germany
OTHER ARTISTIC ACTIVITIES
He has performed five woll-pointing in the cities On, Dusseldorf and Solingen from 1981 to 1997
1990 The Germany Association of Care for Work and Worker bought three of his paintings for their museum in Dortmund - Germany.
1993 He was introduced as one of the Young Art Representatives of Europe in the bi-lingually published international ad magazine NIKE
1994 The Cultural Directorate of Cologne bought his paintings