Nihal Güres graduated with a first degree in Classical Languages and Philology Department of Istanbul University. Her early beginnings lie in her works with Sabri Berkel, a major Turkish painter. Güres created contemporary artworks with Berkel and carried out elaborate research on the Turkish art of miniature. She was both friends and collaborated as artist with Semiha Berksoy and joined Remzi Köklü in his paper crafts workshop. Her works are described lyrical-expressionist by Aydın Sofu. Güres produced sculpture as well, working in various national and international workshops and with works that appeared in many successful events and exhibitions. She opened her first solo exhibition in 1993 with the support and guidance of her master Sabri Berkel. So far, her works were showcased in more than 20 solo shows and hundreds of group exhibitions. Güres also has a short story book “Story of Mixed Technique on Paper” and art writing published in numerous periodicals and newspapers. Nihal Güres received a great many awards of achievement and acknowledgment from numerous exhibitions. She continues to work on exhibitions and other organizations both in Türkiye and abroad.