He was born in 1957 in Kayseri.

In 1985, he graduated from Mimar Sinan University, Department of Painting, Prof. Özdemir Altan’s workshop.

He went to America at the same year and became one of the painters of Gallery Matisse in 1985-1986.

He also worked as an art consultant.

At the end of 1986, he started to work with Glimmer Art Gallery in Chicago, USA.

In 1994, he worked as a lecturer in Mersin University Fine Arts Faculty Painting Department.

Between 1995-1998, he served as the head of the department and deputy dean at the same faculty.

He left the university in 2000.

In March 2001, he received the Best Artist award at the Chicago Outdoor Show.