Derya Yıldız was born in Ankara in 1971, and she is graduated from the Gazi Faculty of Education, the division of Art Education with an honorary degree. Besides her artworks, the artist instructs in visual arts; she had seventeen solo exhibitions and attended art fairs, international workshops of art, and several domestic and international group exhibitions. She has mainly the theme of the modern women depicted with various instruments in her recent works. She emphasizes the ability of the woman to blend in harmony the modern life which the woman built on her own ontological foun
dation. Through abiding by the structure of the idea, the spots coinciding with strong brush strokes renders the quest of the harmony of the woman in the vision of the artist on the canvas. Through her own statement "The woman is the color, the light, and the sound." Derya Yıldız whose works of art reside in domestic and international private collections continues her art practice at her atelier in Ankara.