Mehtap Baydu, graduated in 2000 from the Department of Sculpture of the Hacettepe University. She continued her postgraduate studies at the Kassel Fine Arts University; graduating from the atelier of Professor Dorothee von Windheim. She was conferred the title of master student (Meisterschulerin), the UPK-Kunstpreis Kassel arts prize, as well as the Otto Braun scholarship in 2010.The artist continues to work in Berlin and in Kassel. Her works were lately on display at the Art Museum Fridericium, Documenta-Halle Kassel and at the Berlin Tanas Gallery’s show "Turkish Art: New and Superb". Her first solo show was held last year at the BERLIN ART PROJECTS. Recently Mehtap Baydu is invited to display her paper sculptures at the Beijing Biennial.