Özlem was born in İstanbul in 1985. She lives İstanbul. She studied Teacher of Fine Arts in Marmara University in İstanbul.
She worked as the assistant of painter Murat Pulat for three years. She worked as art instructress in different organizations. She experienced the most insteresting period of her professional life in Erenköy Spirit and Nervous Diseases Hospital in art therapy lessons that she was the instructress of. After this experiences she has been working the depressed feelings of humanity, confrontations in their inner world, breakdown of the human's relationship with nature and mutation as a result of the world changes by human touch on her compositions.
She keeps creating art works in her personel atelier in Bostancı.