Şeyma Çınar, who was born in Istanbul in 1967, took illuminated manuscript lessons from Semih Irtaş and Mamure Özden at Sema Nakışhane between 1998 and 2003. Between 2004 and 2007 she attended the classes of miniature and Flower painter of Orhan Dağlı at applied Turkish Islamic Arts Library. She received a certificate from the illuminated manuscript course of traditional Turkish Decorative Arts.
In 2005 she started teaching illuminated manuscript lessons in her own workshop. She took part in Sankad's establishment in 2011. Se is still a member of the Board of Directors and the Secretary General of the same institution.
Having taken miniature design courses from Reza Hemmatirad in Istanbul Design Center since 2009, and giving special illuminated manuscript lessons to this day since 2005, Mrs. Çınar has participated in many exhibitions since 1999. The artist whose works were published in magazines and books, some of which are exhibited in collections;
The exhibitions she attended:
1999 T.R. Ministry of Culture Konya Night of Union events
2000 T.R. Ministry of Culture Konya Night of Union events
2000 Notre Dame de Sion French High School mixed Exhibition.
2000 Beşiktaş Municipality Ortaköy Cultural Center Art Gallery, Mixed Exhibition
2002 Beşiktaş Municipality Akatlar Cultural Center, Mixed Exhibition
2003 Eminönü Municipality Ali Müfit Gürtuna Cultural Center, Mixed Exhibition
2004 Askon 3.Ordinary General Assembly, Green Plaza, Mixed Exhibition
2004 Deniz Atı Art Gallery, Mixed Exhibition
2005 Topkapı Holiday Inn Hotel, Mixed Exhibition
2005 Topkapı Eresin Hotel, Mixed Exhibition
2006 Askon 4.Ordinary General Assembly Çırağan Palace Kempinski
2008 ASKON 5.Ordinary General Assembly Çırağan Palace Kempinski
2009 İstinye Park, Mixed Exhibition
2009 Istanbul Chamber of Commerce, 6th Open air art exhibition.
2010 Askon 6th, the Ordinary General Assembly, the Grand Cevahir
2010 Istanbul Chamber of Commerce, 7th Open air art exhibition.
2011 Fatih UNV Şeyma Çınar and her students
2012 Fatih Municipality Foyer Area, Mixed Exhibition
2012 Cemal Reşit Rey, Reza Hemmatirad and student’s miniature exhibition.
2012 Istanbul Design Center Mixed Exhibition.
2012 Zeytinburnu Cultural Center Mevlana's Call for Love Mixed Exhibition.
2013 Eyüp Municipality, Eyüp Sultan Forty Hadith Mixed Exhibition.
2013 Hünkar Kasrı Şeyma plane and her students
2013 Miniature Şeyma Plane, Personal Exhibition
2014 Dolmabahçe Art Gallery Reza Hemmatirad and her students’ miniature mixed exhibition.
2017 Bağlarbaşı Congress and Culture Center
2017 Istanbul University Rectorship Exhibition Hall, Mixed Exhibition