She was born in 1981 in İzmir and completed her primary and secondary education in the same city. She graduated from Celal Bayar University, Chemistry Department in 2001 and she did her non-thesis masters degree in Chemistry Education in Celal Bayar University in 2004.In 2007, she moved to Istanbul and joined Ayten Tiryaki in illumination classes. In 2012, she received the Illumination Allowance from Tiryaki.In 2009 and 2010, she was awarded 4th place and 2nd place in illumination branch of International El-Bürde Competition organized by Ministry of Culture of UAE.In 2012, she started to study Master’s in Illumination program of Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University. Okur is still continuing her thesis work under the supervision of Prof.Faruk Taşkale.She has participated in many exhibitions in Turkey and abroad and has works in various collections.She has been continuing her works in Izmir since 2015. She is married to Penman Resul Afşin Okur and mother of two children.