Ivana graduated in May of 2016 from UNCG with a master of fine arts in studio art. She also received her undergraduate degree from the UNCG in 2012. Ivana was awarded the International Sculpture Center’s Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award for 2016. Her work is featured in the October issue of Sculpture magazine.
Being from Serbia and leaving in America, her work addresses how her cultural, social and psychological foundations have shifted since she left her home, family and friends from Serbia.