Snejana Ivanova was born in Russia. After finishing her studies at the Fine-Arts School in Montchegorsk city, she continued her education in the University of Architecture in Voronej and afterwards in the University of Design in Tashkent. In the mid-80’s, while working as an architect at an urbanism institute, she began giving drawing and painting classes in a fine-arts studio for kids. In the 90’s, she worked as a fashion designer for the Konrad Adenauer Foundation.

After immigrating in Canada, Snejana Ivanova continues working in different areas: graphic art, easel painting, fashion and interior design, fine arts teaching for kids and adults. She manages the École des beaux-arts 4D since 1998.