Selcuk Demirel was born in Artvin on May 18, 1954. His first drawings were published when he was a high school student in Ankara (1973). Later, which studying to be an architect, he continued to publish his work in some of the leading newspapers and magazines. He moves to Paris in 1978 and still lives there. His work ranges from book illustrations, magazine covers, albums of drawings to children’s books, postcards and posters. His books have been published in many European countries as well as in Japan. He’s also held many personal exhibitions all over the world.