Gulfidan Ozmen, Turkiye (Turkey)
As a daughter of artists, she spent her early years drawing and painting. After she graduated from Fine Arts High School Painting Department in 1995, she received her BFA in ceramic and glass from Mimar Sinan University Fine Arts Faculty and completed her MFA at the same department. After her graduation, she assisted glass artists in Turkey and abroad. She worked in design, product development, and supervisor positions in architectural decorative glass and glass tile business, and gave lectures at Mimar Sinan University about contemporary glass art and glass project as well as organizing workshops at Pera Museum. She attended several group shows and held four solo shows.