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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.

She taught Watercolour, Oil painting and Drawing and Painting at Kingston Adult Education and running art activities at the community centers through KAE between 2001-2013. Songul also runs regular private tuitions at home and in different art centers. She now teaches at Guildford Institute. More information about classes is available on the teaching page. She also organizes Painting holidays in the beautiful landscapes of Switzerland, Tuscany (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.

Previous Exhibitions:

June 2019 Open Studios, SAOS, Surrey, UK

March 2019 Royal Surrey Hospital, Guildford, UK

November 24, 2018 - January 24, 2019 Guildford Institute, Guildford, UK

2015 - 2017 Wing Gallery, Wadhurst, 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



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