Ferhat Özgür graduated from Gazi University’s Education Faculty, Department of Painting in 1989. Having completed his master’s and Ph.D. studies in Hacettepe University’s Fine Arts Faculty Department of Painting in 1997, he was appointed as professor in the same department where he has taught for nearly two decades. 

Ferhat Özgür lives and works in Istanbul. He is currently teaching in Istanbul Kültür University’s Art and Design Faculty, Department of Communication Design (Multimedia).