Meliha Yilmaz was born in Kastamonu in 1969. She graduated from Söbütay Özer workshop of Gazi University, Gazi Education Faculty, Department of Painting Education. She was assigned as a painting teacher Elmadağ Namık Kemal primary school in the same year. She was appointed as a lecturer in Gazi University in 1991. She completed her MS in 1993 and Ph.D in 1999 in the Gazi University, Social Sciences Institute, Department of Painting Education. She was assigned as an Assistant Professor to the same department in 2003 . Dr. Yılmaz passed her tenureship exam in 2010 and appointed as an Associate Professor in the same department . Dr. Yılmaz has been teaching visual arts courses in Başkent University since 2003-2010. She has opened seven personal exhibitions and participated in so many mixed exhibitions in both national and international platforms.
- - 2011 in Ist International Izmir Fine Arts Bienal / Izmir / Turkey
- Vth International Congress of Turkish Culture and Art/ Art Activities Joint Exhibition - 2011 in / Madrid / Spain
- - 2011 in Contemporary Arts Center / Ankara / Turkey
- The Interpretation of the Works of the Hittitte Civilizatio - 2011 in / Çorum / Turkey
- The Hittities in Gazi - 2011 in / Ankara / Turkey