Adil Salih was born in Trabzon in 1965. He held his first exhibition in 1981. He studied painting at the Academy of Cologne Academy and researched arts in many museums in Europe. After returning to Turkey, Salih worked at the Cultural Center of Trabzon Municipality. He then moved to Istanbul in 1993. Salih currently continues his work at his workshop in Istanbul. His art works can be seen in many private collections in Turkey and abroad.