Born in Rize at 1949, his school life started in Istanbul.
The artist drew caricatures, made some decors for theaters during his highschool and university years. Some of his caricatures published at Akbaba and Ustura magazines which were verywell known at that time.
Mr. Hasan Kavruk and Mr. Osman Zeki Cakaloz effected him to shape his talent during his art education. Gursoy couldn't practice his art for some time but he has been nonstop working at his athelier since 1988.
First personal exhibition at 1992 and joined the studies at concervatuary in Kayseri where the Gursoy family were living for their business.
The artist came back from Kayseri to Istanbul at 1994, worked at atheliers of Nuri Temizsoylu and Vural Yildirim.
They moved to Izmir Urla at 2002, he has been continuing his work of his art since...
He is teaching and also a member of the board at Izmir Watercolour Painters Association.
Some of foreign and local art collectioners got Mr. Gursoy's paintings.
The painter uses techniques of oil and watercolour but this lyric style of wtercolour paintings get more attentions.
1992 Personal Exhibiton (Kayseri)
1993 Mixed Exhibiton (Kayseri)
1996 PersonalExhibiton (Akbank, Bahariye, Istanbul)
1997 Mixed Exhibiton (Yayla Art Center, Istanbul)
1998 Personal Exhibiton (Kadikoy Cultural Center, Istanbul)
2000 Personal Exhibiton (Kivilcim Arthouse, Ankara)
2001 Mixed Exhibiton (Nuans Art Center, Istanbul)
2002 Mixed Exhibiton (Anka Art Center, Istanbul)
2002 Personal Exhibiton (Didim)
2003 Personal Exhibiton (Vakifbank K. Sunal Art Center, Istanbul)
2004 Festivale (1. Peace Through Art Festivale, Cesme)
2004 Personal Exhibiton (DoganArtGallery, Izmir) 2004 Mixed Exhibiton (Cakabey Cultural Center, Cesme)
2004 Personal Exhibiton (Ilica, Cesme)
2005 Mixed Exhibiton (Kipa, Izmir)
2005 Mixed Exhibiton (Agora, Izmir)
2005 Personal Exhibiton (Balcova Terma! Tes., Izmir)
2005 Mixed Exhibiton ( Dogan Art Gallery, Izmir)
2005 Personal Exhibiton (Cesrne Museum, Izmir)
2005 Personal Exhibiton (Didirn)
2005 Mixed Exhibiton (23. Universiade Pain¬ting Festival, Izmir)
2001 Naval Forces Competition ExhibitAward
2005 23th Universiade Painting Festival /1st price of water coloring
2008 Izmir Painting and Sculpture Museum National Competition