Esra Kizir Gokçen graduated from Marmara University Fine Arts Faculty, Graphic Design Department in 1993. Took the pedagogical information classes in 2000-2001 period at the Atatürk Education Faculty of the same university. Besides the oil painting studies, emphasized on print making. Starting from 2006, created unique exlibris works.
Esra Kizir Gokçen preferred an expression of surreal and expressionist way on her fictive and fairytale like artworks. Held many solo and group exhibitions with her conceptual series; Petit Bonhommies, Floral Fairytales, Angels and Demons, Waterworld, Stream of Consciousness, Bubbles. The artist has many artworks in collections in Turkey, USA, China, Italy, Cyprus, Finland, Ukraine, Spain and Bulgaria. Carrying on art studies in her studio at Anadoluhisarı, Istanbul, which she owns since 2005. Besides, holding art workshops with children and adults. Esra is the member of Istanbul Exlibris Association and Istanbul Exlibris Academy Association. Also working as the general secretary of Locomotive Culture and Art Association.
2014 35thFisae International Exlibris Competition, Tarragona, Catalunya, Spain / Worth to exhibit
2012 34th Fisae International Exlibris Competition, Naantali, Finland / Worth to exhibit
2011 San Min Cup International Exlibris Competition Shanghai, China / The Excellent Prize
2010 1st International Exlibris Competition Nicosia, Cyprus / Worth to exhibit
2010 1st Kiev International Exlibris Competition, Ukraine / Worth to exhibit
2008 32nd International Exlibris Competition, Beijing, China / Worth to exhibit
2006 RHMD International Print Making Competition, Tophane-i Amire , İstanbul / Worth to exhibit