Murathan Özbek was born in 1983 in Erzurum, Turkey.
Ozbek received his B.A degree in Economics from Bilkent University, Ankara.
Shortly after getting started in photography, Ozbek was awarded Angels & Demons Contest Grand Prize at the Sony World Photography Awards 2010,
In the same year his award was followed by an exhibition, titled "First Impressions of an Endless Dream".
As his success in photography proceeded, in 2011, Ozbek founded Pomus Creative with Veysel Değertekin.
He has won many prestigious awards, including Nikon, Paris and Ipa awards for the series 'in' and 'once'.
In 2017 he exhibited his series "Black and White" in 'Galeri Siyah Beyaz'.
Again in 2017 Ozbek started his film career as a director and the screenwriter with his first short film " Museum of Broken Love".
Currently he is working on the screenplay of his first featured length film.
At the same time, he is giving photography courses in Bilgi University Film Department and various workshops.
2019 Siyah Beyaz, Casa dell'Arte / Bodrum
2019 Walkers, Istanbul
2017 Siyah Beyaz, Siyah Beyaz Galeri / Ankara
2014 Simsiyah Bembeyaz Portreler, Siyah Beyaz Art Gallery / Ankara
2014 Once, Crimean Memorial Church / Istanbul
2012 In, Gama Gallery / Istanbul
2010 First impressions of an endless dream , Gama Gallery / Istanbul
2016 Contemporary Istanbul, Siyah Beyaz Art Gallery / Ankara
2015 The Monster Called Curator, Siyah Beyaz Art Gallery / Ankara
2014 Contemporary Istanbul, Siyah Beyaz Art Gallery / Ankara
2013 Nikon Exhibition, Tokyo
2013 Rehearsal III: We are still here!, Istanbul
2012 Contemporary Istanbul