Silviya Angelova was born in Varna, Bulgaria in 1977. Her formal art training began in her early teens. She received her Bachelor of Art Degree in Illustration from the prestigious Sts. Ciril and Methodius University of Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria in 2001. Upon her graduation, Silviya began working as artist and teacher.
Silviya paints in watercolor, oil, ink, tempera, acrylic, pencil, charcoal, and various graphic techniques.
She also paints on glass and wood, and has a keen interest in iconography applying traditional Bulgarian techniques.
Silviya has participated in many group exhibitions in Europe and Canada. She has been collaborating with curator Ivette Petri for several years, including exhibiting her work at Masterpiece Gallery in 2007.
Silviya is presently working as a freelance artist.