Berrin Saydan was born in İstanbul.  She graduated from the Traditional Turkish Arts Department of Marmara University in 1990, specializing in the Islamic art of illumination and guilding (tezhip).  She took her tezhip lessons with Prof. Dr. Çiçek Derman and her calligraphy lessons with Prof. Dr. Muhittin Serin.  Since then she has been participating in various group exhibitions and auctions by Artı Mezat, one of the most prestigious auction houses of Turkey.  She is currently involved in joint projects with the calligraphy artist Dr. Sadri Sayıoğulları.

Exhibitions
1994 “9th National Turkish Art of Ornamentation” exhibition of the Ministry of Culture, Ankara
1995 “Marmara University Traditional Turkish Arts Department Graduates’ Exhibition” at the Yıldız Palace, Istanbul
2000-2006 Artı Mezat auctions, Istanbul
2006

“Aşk Olsun” group exhibition at the  Odakule Art Gallery of the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Istanbul