A graduate of
the American Academy for Girls
(İstanbul), Bradford Junior College (U.S.A. - A.A. in Liberal Arts) and State
School of Applied Fine Arts (İstanbul - B.A. in Graphic Design), Serpil Ural has
been writing and illustrating childrens books since 1978.
She has attended
a three months stipendium program at the International Youth Library in
Munich/Germany (1980) and has participated in international congresses and
illustrators exhibitions in various countries.
Some of her books
were dramatized and broadcasted on television at home and abroad.
She has served on
the Board of Consultants for Childrens Books of the Turkish Ministry of
Culture (1992-2003) and is on the Board of
monthly periodical for parents and teachers (2000-2009).
lives in Ankara and continues to work as a freelance author/illustrator.