Born in 1973, Ankara-Turkey
Currently lives and works in Istanbul, Turkey.
Umut is an emerging artist, working primarily in oils in her studio in Istanbul. After working in bancassurance bussiness and being in corporate life for 15 years, in search for meaning and her core values her path crossed with art in 2013. Art is her main occupation since then. She studied under Turkish oil painting artist Ertuğrul Ateş for 2 years and she studied with artist Enver Gürsev, University of the Arts London in July 2019. Enjoys painting human form mostly in realistic style. She also gives workshop on art. The workshop consists of two parts; first part she discusses and talks about art "Is Art; a need, a tool or a value?", about its importance and it place in our lives and its links with therapy, meditation, mindfulness. In the second part the attendants perform painting altogether.
2018 - "Unique and Timeless" Solo exhibition
2019 - 9th Annual "All Women" Online Art Competition Exhibition
2018 - La Visione Art Gallery, "The Winter Sun" Group Exhibition
2017 - "Gökkuşağı" Sabaart Resim Atölyesi Group Exhibition
2017 - Kartal Municipality, "Yaza Merhaba" Group Exhibition
2016 - Venüs Sanat Merkezi Group Exhibition
2014 - Istanbul, Caddebostan Culture Center Group Exhibition
2014 - Kilerci Köşkü Lions Club Group Exhibition