Fuat Başar was born in Erzurum, 07.03.1953. He finished primary school, high school and school of medicine in the same city. He graduated from Faculty of Medicine in the University of Erzurum. In 1977 he started studying marbling. He moved to Istanbul in 1980. He started to work with the artist Mustafa Duzgunman here. He got the diploma of marbling in 1989. From that date he lives as a professional marbler.

He joined more than 300 personel and mixed exhibitions both in Turkey and in foreign countries. He joined many international artistic activities. He promoted marbling in America, Germany, Japan, Malaysia and in many other countries. He raised many marbling masters in the world.

He wrote a book and many articles on marbling. He studied Marbling Physiochemistry in Technical University of Yildiz. He prepared television and radio programs concerning art and along with documentary films.

He has been working as a teacher in Ministry of Culture Marbling School for 8 years. He is still raising students and working on marbling.

He was interested in calligraphy in 1976 and he got a diploma from Hamid Aytac, the greatest calligrapher then. And from that date, he is a professional calligraphy artist.

He is a member of Professional Union of Owners of Fine Arts Works, and he trained many calligraphy artists. And he joined many artistic activities in foreign countries.

He is still working on callipgrapy, along with training new artists.

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