MFA:  Metalsmithing and Jewelry - University of North Texas

BFA: Textile and Fashion Design - Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University

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Author:  Umut Demirgüç Thurman. Book: Mine Sanatı ve Teknikleri (The Art of Enameling and Techniques), Myrina Yayınları, 2022, Istanbul, Turkey

​​Author:  Umut Demirgüç Thurman. SNAG (Society of North American Goldsmiths), "Trabzon Kazazlık": Technical Article, ​March 2013.  
Author:  Umut Demirgüç. Artist Modern Magazine, "Mine Sanatı/The Art of Enameling", ​May 2008, Istanbul, Turkey​

Author: Umut Demirgüç. Artist Modern Magazine, "Metal Sanatında Zen Budizm/Zen Budism in Metal Art", ​July 2008, Istanbul, Turkey

Interview: Voyage Dallas

Interview:  Ornament Magazine


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