Oznur Ates is a leading and sought after Ebru ( Traditional Turkish Marbling) artist responsible for introducing this art form to Australia. She amalgamates the traditional materials and classical techniques with contemporary ideas to produce her artwork. Oznur believes art is sharing beyond time and is the coming together of different cultures, faiths and traditions to speak a common language. Art is the bridge between the past and the future. She is passionate about the development and representation of Ebru art in Australia and has shared, mentored and trained many students. Oznur has showcased her selection of vivid artwork in libraries, galleries, museums and art festivals across Australia. Oznur’s paintings are in private collections throughout Australia, Turkey, and Singapore, and she continues sharing and teaching Ebru art in schools, public spaces, and in her private studio.