Prof. Mustafa Ağatekin was born in Edremit, 1967, he graduated from Anadolu University Applied Fine Arts Academy Ceramics Department in 1991. He took his master degree and proficiency in the same institution. He worked as an artist and academician until 2002. Same year, he discovered glass as a new material for his artwork. When Anadolu University Glass Department opened in 2004, he started to work as an academician there. He became associate professor in 2009 and worked as a chief of department until 2012. He took part in many exhibitions, symposiums, festivals and also 12 personal exhibitions. He won 4 international awards. Today, his many pieces belong to various personal and institutional collections.