Tulu Bayar holds a BA in Communications from the University of Ankara and an MFA in Photography and Electronic Media from the University of Cincinnati. She has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions at museums and galleries all across the US including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago as well as France, UK, Germany, Turkey, Denmark, and China.
Bayar has received various artist-in-residency grants and fellowships, most notably William Sackett Fellowship from Virginia Center for Creative Arts, the Camac Centre d'art artist-in-residency grant funded by Tenot Foundation in France and the Center for Photography at Woodstock artist-in-residency grant funded by the Andy Warhol Foundation and the New York State Council on the Arts.
Bayar's work is included in many private and public collections. She is represented by Elipsis Gallery in Istanbul and Amos Eno Gallery in New York.