Aycan Genlik was born in 1981, İzmir. She graduated from Marmara University, Faculty of Communication, Department of Journalism. She started her work life in Milliyet Art Magazine; she continued as a reporter and editor in Milliyet and Akşam newspapers, and as a style editor and editor in Super and Seventeen magazines. She returned to Izmir in 2013 and met with ceramics; she graduated from Izmir Institute of Technology, Ceramics and Glass Technology Department. After a while, she started to give basic ceramics education to children in her workshop in Büyük Kardıçalı Han, and organized exhibitions called "Yumurcakların Kırılcakları (Breakables of Kids)". She also worked as editorial consultant (2017-2020) of Lokall Izmir City Guide, of which she was one of the founders.
The exhibitions she took part in: Small Worlds, Curator: Stefan Bohnenberger, K2 Contemporary Art Center, 2015, Izmir; Darağaç, meantime 2016, İzmir; see: darağaç, 2017, Izmir; Darağaç III, 2018, İzmir; Destruction, globlokal, 2018, Izmir; Memory and Story, A Room of One's Own, 2019