Ayten Dirim was born in Araç province of Kastamonu in 1953. She graduated from Anadolu University Open Education Faculty Business Administration Department in 1992. Dirim took classes from Yasemin Kara and Ömer Faruk Dere at Üsküdar İSMEK in 2006. She completed her marbling studies with Mahmut Peşteli at the Classical Turkish Arts Foundation in four years and graduated. She has a Ministry of Culture and Education Artist Presentation Card in marbling branch. Dirim has been studying katı’ with Hatice Uçar since 2013, and has been exhibiting her katı’ works in Feshane for five years. She held a personal exhibition in marbling branch in 2010; participated in many group exhibitions and Feshane exhibitions. Dirim’s works have been featured in various art catalogues.