Serap Ekizler Sönmez was born in Germany in 1973. She completed her undergraduate degree at Marmara University Faculty of Literature and Sciences Department of Chemistry. She continued her painting education, which she took up at university, within master artists’ studios for 14 years. She opened her own studio in 2003 and took part in a number of group and personal exhibitions.
Sönmez was fortunate to paint some institutions’ walls and have multiple unique pieces of her art in several international collections. She completed her master's at Marmara University Institute of Social Sciences Department of Islamic History and Arts (2015), and she is doing a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Yeditepe Üniversity Institute of Social Sciences Department of History. She mainly works on Islamic architecture and analysis of geometric patterns in Islamic art.
Serap Ekizler Sönmez