Hamide Betul Cogenli is an illumination (Tezhip; Traditional Turkish Islamic Art) artist. She received her B.A. from Ataturk University in 2009 and earned M.A. degree from the same university on analysis of a hand-written Holy Book Qur’an illuminated with tezhip art located in Princeton University Firestone Library. She participated in various national exhibitions in Turkey and local exhibitions in the USA. She was awarded the 13. Turkish Illumination Arts Contest Special Success Certificate by Turkish Government Ministry of Culture. She is currently residing in Piscataway, NJ, performing her art in her home and taking English/Turkish calligraphy classes.