Fatma Şan was born in Bursa in 1974. She graduated from the Department of Ceramic Decoration at Dumlupınar University in 1998. She has continued her master’s degree at the Department of Traditional Turkish Arts in the Faculty of Fine Arts at Mimar Sinan University. She has studied ceramics and tiles with Prof. Dr. Sitare Turan Bakır, Mehmet Koçer, and İsmail Yiğit; and miniature with Taner Alakuş. Şan has participated in many group exhibitions in Turkey. Currently, she continues her work in Istanbul.
Reference: istanbulunustalari.com, İstanbul’un Ustaları (Istanbul: İstanbul 2010 Avrupa Kültür Başkenti, 2010), p.150.