Nihal Elmas was born in Ankara but has been living in Antalya for many years. Having a long career as mechanical engineer, she has only been practicing art since 2011. Elmas held 3 solo exhibitions in Antalya along with participating several exhibitions in hotels and she continues to produce paintings for architectural projects. She continues to practice her authentic style in Antalya and main theme of her works are "Core", "Genesis", "Existence", "Quest For Self", "Cling to Life". Her quest continues and she is working on the infrastructure of her future social approach projects.