Songul was born in Turkey and moved to England after finishing her studies. She graduated from the Faculty of Art, Gazi University Turkey in 1989, qualifying with a BA Degree in Fine Art teaching.
Since November 2001, she has been teaching Watercolour, Oil painting and Drawing and Painting at Kingston Adult Education and running art activities at the community centres through KAE. Songul also runs regular private tuitions at home and in different art centres. More information about classes is available on the teaching page. She also organises Painting holidays in the beautiful landscapes of Switzerland, Toscany (Italy), France and Turkey. For more information, see the painting holidays page.
Songul is now based in Guildford, where she lives with her husband, musician Nicolas Meier.
March 2019 Royal Surrey Hospital, Guildford, UK
November 24, 2018 - January 24, 2019 Guildford Institute, Guildford, UK
November 2015 Royal Surrey Hospital, Guildford, UK
June - December 2013 Bath Royal Hospital, Bath, UK
May 2013 Co-exhibition for Guildford Art Society & Guildford Art, Guildford, UK
June - September 2012 Hopital Cantonal, Fribourg, Switzerland
November 2010 l'Esperence, Surbiton, London UK
June 2010 Chelsea Art Fair, London UK
February 2010 ‘Winter Warmth’ art event, London Bridge, London, UK
June - July 2009 ‘Exposition Retrospective 2009’, Grangeneuve, Centre d’Accueil de l’Institut Agricole, Switzerland.
April - June 2008 ‘Moments inoubliables’ Les Martinet, Villar-sur-Glane, Switzerland
August 2007 ‘Distinct Visions from Turkish Artists’ with Banu Cansever, Lauderdale house, Highgate, London
September - December 2006 'Paysages, joie cachee', Hopital Cantonal, Fribourg, Switzerland
January - February 2005 ‘Aquarelles & Pastelles’, Centre d’Accueil de l’Institut Agricole, Grangeneuve, Switzerland
January - February 2001 ‘Landscape Lovers’, Lauderdale House, Highgate, London