Born in İzmir, Turkey, Gulten Akyan completed her primary and secondary education in this city. She graduated from the Celal Bayar University, Academy of Sports. The artist worked as an instructor for 21 years.
After her retirement, she directed herself towards mosaics. She was trained in mosaic art in Ravenna, Italy. She participated in various workshops in Balikesir.
Her works can be found in various collections both in Turkey and abroad. The artist is continuing her work with Ekrem Kahraman in Cekirdek Art Workshop.
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2007 Konak Municipality Exhibition Hall-IZMIR
2006 Besiktas Municipality Exhibition Hall-ISTANBUL
2006 Altınoluk Antandros Festival-BALIKESIR
2004 Turker, Susurluk-BALIKESIR
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2006 ‘’69 Women 69 Works’’ Cekirdek Art Workshop-İSTANBUL
2006 Aydin Bookstore-İSTANBUL
2003 Technical School for Girls-BALIKESİR