Ali Yanya is a painter and printmaker born in Istanbul. He lives and works in London teaching printmaking at Morley College.
Yanya studied Fine Art at Marmara University in Istanbul in 1980- 84 and then printmaking at Royal College of Art London in 1988 - 1990.
Yanya's work is in the print collections of the British Museum, Clifford Chance International Law Firm, Turkish graphic Museum and BP Turkey.
About his work Yanya say's "It is a continuous exploration of man and his relationship with his surroundings, history & politics".