Cagdas was born and educated in Turkey, then travelled to Cyprus to study management at university. He then moved from Cyprus to England where he worked in London; whilst in London he followed his passion for painting using canvas as his base.
After moving to Bishop Auckland Cagdas began to paint on wood. He cuts the wood into various shapes then hand paints each piece. His Passion and love for his art is clearly displayed on each unique piece of work he creates.