Sylvana Samartzidou was born in Pella Prefecture of Macedonia, northern Greece and was raised in Thessaloniki and Athens.
Graduate of the School of Economics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
She is a graduate of the Athens School of Fine Arts, where she attended the fourth painting studio, taught by professors Yiannis Valavanidis and Mihalis Manousakis. She also studied photography there with Manolis Mpampousis as her teacher.
She is a member of the Chamber of Fine Arts of Greece.
Works by Sylvana Samartzidou are to be found in public and private collections, town halls, churches, galleries and museums in Greece and abroad.
She has presented her works in personal and group exhibitions.
She currently lives and works in Athens.
November 2011 Germany, Town Hall of Mainz November 2007 Ilioupoli – Athens, Ethniki Antistasi Museum May 2006 Livadia Neromilos Krias November 2005 Pireas, International Action Art May 2005 Wiesbaden / Biebrich, Germany, Saint George’s Chapelry December 2004, Town Hall of Arahova
Summer 2015 Myconos, Imar Gallery November 2012 St. Piraeus, Municipal Neoclassical Building of Kantharou St. March 2010 Athens, Exhibition aera of A.S.F.A. “Nikos Kessanlis” December 2006 Athens, Stoa tou Vivliou August 2006, Demotic Gallery of Pireas January 2006, Town Hall of Ilioupolis December 2003, Maliotis Cultural Center