Nilgün is a graduate from Istanbul University (Journalism) and was born in Istanbul. After her studies in Istanbul she went to London and completed a course in ‘’Colour Design’’. She worked as a designer in her own firm for several years. During this period she was interested in sociology and psychology and so she trained in breath therapy and in life coaching. Nilgün received education in documentary photography from Özcan Yurdalan and in studio photography from Salih Güler. She has participated in different projects with Niko Guido. Nilgün has contributed to 4 exhibitions and 5 published works and today she continues her oil painting work alongside Temur Koran and is taking professional acting courses.