Hasip Pektas was born in Ermenek – Karaman in 1953. He graduated from Gazi Teacher Training Institue in 1974 and until 1982, he worked as an Art Teacher in both Teacher Training Colleges and High Schools. Between 1982 and 1987, he worked in Department of Graphic Art Faculty of Education 19 Mayis University, Samsun. He worked as a Professor at Hacettepe University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Graphic Design in 1987-2007. He has also been working hard to make ex-libris well-known in Turkey. He was Vice Dean of Faculty of Fine Arts Hacettepe University in 2001-2003. He was Dean of Faculty of Fine Arts Hacettepe University in 2003-2006. He was the Faunding Director of Hacettep Art Museum in 2005-2007.He has been working as a Professor at Işik University, Faculty of Fine Arts in Istanbul. He is the Chair of Graphic Arts and Graphic Design Department.
He has written one book about “Ex-libris”. His works published in “Graphia” and “Boekmerk” in Belgium, in “Bookplates in the News” in USA , in”Exlibriskunst und Graphic” in Germany, in “Bookplate Journal” in England and in “Exlibris Aboensis” in Finland. He has done twenty three solo exhibitions and has participated in some group exhibitions. He has run a lot of workshops about ex-libris. He has gave some courses of lecture in Belgium, Gent Royal Akademy as an Erasmus Professor. He has made theintensive studies in art museums of Algeria, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Athens, Beijing, Belgrade, Bonn, Brugge, Brussels, Chicago, Cologne, Dolores Hidalgo, Edmonton, Ekaterinburg, Floransa, Geneva, Gent, Gliwice, Guanajuato, Helsinki, Köln, Lausanne, Liege, Lisbon, London, Luxsembourg, Maastrich, Madrid, Mexico City, Minsk, Moskow, New York, Nicosia, Nizhny Tagil, Nyon, Ohrid, Ortona, Ostend, Paris, Patras, Perm, Porto, Prague, Rome, Salzburg, San Miguel de Allende, Thesseloniki, Sint-Niklaas, Sofia, St.Petersburg, Tirana, Skopje, Warsaw, Venice, Vienna, Wells, Yaroslavl. He has organized 1st and 2nd International Ex-libris Competition in 2003-2007, 1st International Printmaking Biennial in 2008, 33rd FISAE International Ex-libris Congress and Ex-libris Competition in 2010 and 1st National Student Exl-libris Competition in 2012 in Istanbul. He is the President of Istanbul Ex-libris Society and Istanbul Ex-libris Museum.