Selma Karaca was born in Turkey where she studied painting and earned a fine arts degree. In1995 she began a successful hat company, where she designed and produced her own unique millinery collections for luxury clothing chains in Istanbul and Europe. Wanting to expand her passion for art and design, she moved to New York in 1999 to create her own clothing line. Selma Karaca is a New York based fashion designer and international finalist in the Avant-Garde category of the Gen Art Styles 2004 Fashion and Awards Show. She was selected by FORWARD'S style council, as a key member and representative of New York's creative industry. She is a winner of Art for Progress contest for Fashion Designer category. Her work is exhibited at Gallery Location One "Open Stitch", September 2005,The Queens Library Gallery "Cultural Redress" 2006-07, Jivamukti Yoga School installation with Kundalini Couture called "infinity" Feb., 2cd 2008.