Ekin Büyüksahin was born in Ankara and got her bachelor’s degree on viola from Bilkent University Faculty Of Music and Performing Arts. She was always interested in photography and illustration along with her music studies.

Following graduation in 2008, she worked professionally as a photographer, a music teacher and a freelance artist for five years. In 2013 she decided to concentrate on drawing and painting.

Inspired by real life and fictional world, she created a character series, which consists mainly of an assortment of portraits. Ekin’s preferred media are mostly digital, watercolour and acrylics.

Ekin has been featured in numerous publications, has been commissioned new works by individuals and corporations since 2013. She continues her artistic activities at her atelier in Izmir.