Orhan Umut was born in 1972 in Diyarbakir, Turkey. He is a painter and visual artist based in Diyarbakir. He received his bachelor’s degree in Painting from the Department of Painting at Dokuz Eylul University 1993 – 1997. The artist participated in many group exhibitions, 44 solo exhibitions. His works were exhibited in renowned museums and art fairs. Currently Orhan Umut continues his master’s degree in Painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts at the Gazi University, Ankara.