Erkut Terliksiz (1978), born in Adana, Turkey and currently living and working in Turkey, graduated from the Fine Arts Faculty, Department of Graphic Design at Mimar Sinan University in 2002.
After this, he worked as a designer for various companies. However, he discovered that his heart actually was in painting, and in 2007 he had his first solo-exhibition. He shelters himself within the figurative details of his artwork that combine dreams and the truth. The fingerprints of his life bare in the spontaneity and unplanned details regardless of the flow of his paintings .Succesful from the start, the artist soon travelled all over the world to exhibit his paintings.