Mustafa Horasan was born in Aydin, Turkey, in 1965. He studied Graphic Arts at the Fine Arts Faculty of Marmara University and began exhibiting in 1986 at the State Painting and Sculpture Exhibitions, which ran until 1994 almost annually. Horasan had his first solo show at the Is Art Gallery in Izmir in 1988 and held a solo show every year around Turkey since then. The artist also exhibited at prestigious institutions locally and internationally including “Paristanbul” at the Grand Palais, Paris (1990), “Turkish Artists Exhibition” in New York (1995), the Sharjah Biennial, U.A.E. (1999), “Death=Death” at Karsi Sanat, Istanbul (2001) and “Intersecting Times” at the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art (2006). In 2009 he was included at the permanent exhibition "New Works, New Horizons" by Istanbul Modern and “Istanbul Next Wave” exhibition at Martin Gropius Bau in Berlin. His last solo show was “Labyrinth”, held by Pi Artworks (2012). He was represented at Contemporary Istanbul, Scope Basel, Art Dubai and Marrakech Art Fair. He has been represented by Pi Artworks since 2008. Horasan lives and works in Istanbul.