Ayse Kozaci is a metalsmith and painter living and working in San Francisco Bay Area, California. She was born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey. The ancient heritage and the rich cultural diversity of the environment she comes from has strongly enriched both her artwork and the materials she uses.
She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Engineering. During her undergraduate years she continued her studies in art and craft. After she moved to California she studied a full year of silversmithing at UCLA Extension.
Her work has been exhibited at art galleries and fairs in the United States and Turkey. She received a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Visual Arts from UC Berkeley Extension in 2016.