Suat Ögüt was born in Diyarbakir, Turkey in 1986, he lives and works in Amsterdam. Ögüt is a graduate of the Fine Art Education Faculty of Marmara University, Painting and Sculpture Department in 2007. Ögüt has been a guest artist at HISK, Ghent, for the post-graduation program in 2012-2013. In 2013 he was one of the winners of the Akbank Contemporary Artist Prize.
Since 2014 Ögüt is a co-founder of Corridor Project Space in Amsterdam, an independent and interdisciplinary contemporary art initiative with indoor and outdoor exhibition spaces.
In 2018 his work was part of Framer Framed’s outdoor exhibition Monuments to the Unsung. From 21 June until 30 September the work The First Turk Immigrant or The Nameless Heroes of The Revolutionwas on show on the IJ-river bank. Suat Ögüt shows nine bronze busts of Turkish migrants. They are an ode to migrants who had to leave Turkey because of their political ideals.