He was born in 1956 in Istanbul. He graduated from the Graphics (Engravings) Department of the Sarajevo Fine Arts Academy in 1985. He specialized in the same academy. He gave lectures on engraving and graphic arts at the Fine Arts Academy of Rome, at the Fine Arts Academy of Foggia and the Fine Arts Academy of Venice. So far, he has opened more than 72 solo exhibitions and participated in over 100 group exhibitions, as well as in numerous biennials, triennials and received many international prizes. His works can be found in many state and private collections in Turkey and abroad. Currently, he continues to give lectures on ‘Gravure Techniques’ at the Fine Arts Academy in Florence and work in his studio in Rome.