Sağlam was graduated from Hacettepe University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Sculpture in 2001 with his degree of Higher Diploma in Arts.
Besides four solo exhibitions in Spain and Ankara, he has participated in numerous group exhibitions and symposia in Turkey, United States, Germany, Georgia and Denmark.
He has won Awards in State Painting and Sculpture Competitions in 1993, 1998 and 2005. He has also won İhsan Doğramacı Achievement Award in 1994, Art Institute Award in 1995, Fifth Beca Primavera L’Escala Spain Grant in 2003 and Popular Science Award in 2007.
He has been teaching Art Studio, Sculpture and Fine Arts Seminars at Bilkent since 2001.