Ivana was born in Split, Croatia on 28 August 1973.
She holds a Ph.D. degree in Fisheries.
She uses photography to express her love for nature and to satisfy her natural curiosity. Photography is an ideal tool in helping her to express her views of the unseen reality and the hidden knowledge. She shows particular interest in the sea, nature, fine art and traveling. Up to date she has held ten individual exhibitions and twenty fourth group exhibition in eleven countries.