Ayşegül Sönmez is born in İstanbul, 1975. Studied Italian literature at Istanbul University. Masters degree from Marmara University, Visual Arts Academy, have written the thesis “Modern Despite Modernism, 1908-1954- In Turkish Art”. Worked at several mainstream newspapers as a columnist at Milliyet, Radikal. Ex-President of AICA Turkey, International Association of Art Critics. 2001 and 2018 Kyoto Prize Jury Member for Philosophy and Arts. Founded the first online platform, sanatatak.com for culture and arts of Turkey. Lecturer at Okan University, Visual Arts Academy. Owner of Sanatatak Publishing House. Founder of Sanatatak Education Programme. Editor of books: Ömer Uluç, Unjust Provocation, 1967 on Arts, Talking at Home Baksi Museum books. Writer of books: Ben Ayşegül Sönmez, Çağın İçinde, Sanatatak Publishing House.