Born April 24, 1946 in Veliko Tarnovo. In 1968 he graduated in Veliko Tarnovo University "St. St. Cyril and Methodius".
The landscapes of her native town bring a unique atmosphere and color, reminiscent of many emotional tales. It seems as if the artist shows us some secrets known only to her for a world we have forgotten or our senses can not embrace in depth.
Ivanka Paneva is the author of dozens of solo exhibitions in Bulgaria and abroad: Veliko Tarnovo / 1976 /, Stara Zagora, Pavlikeni / 1978 /, Elena, Gorna Oryahovitsa / 1982 /, Veliko Tarnovo / 1985 / Sofia, 1986, Stara Zagora, Dimitrovgrad / 1995 /, Veliko Tarnovo / 1996 /, Sofia / 1997 /, Veliko Tarnovo / 1999 /, Dimitrovgrad / 2000 /, Veliko Tarnovo / 2002 /, Sofia / 2002,2003 /. Independent exhibitions abroad: London / 1980 /, Nicosia / 1987 /, Munster / 1992 /, Hamelburg / 1993 /, Musingen / 1996 / International Innovations: East West Euro Intellect / 1998 / Gold Medal. Her works are at the National Art Gallery, in almost all the regional galleries in the country, and many private collections and collections in England, Belgium, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, the Netherlands, USA and others. and everywhere her art is welcomed with interest and warmth by the audience.
She is the winner of the 2002 Veliko Tarnovo Art Prize and the Golden Innovation Award for the 1998 East West Euro Intelect.
Works of the artist are in the collections of the National Art Gallery, Europe, New Zealand and the United States.
The style of the artist is not only classic painting, but also strongly emphasized Bulgarian, she can not be mistaken for Dutch, mademoiselle, says galley Anna Dyakova.
In the family of Ivanicka Paneva all are drawing - the husband Hristo Panev, the son Gabriel and the daughter-in-law. They all come for the Plovdiv exhibition, which is a great spiritual experience for them.