Biography - Susanna Aliyeva
Susanna Aliyeva was born in 1964 in the city of Chirchik, Tashkent region, Uzbekistan.
In childhood, the girl was taught the skills of needlework and sewing by her family.
From 1981 to 1985, Susanna Aliyeva did a professional course on designing and sewing clothes in the city of Tashkent.
Since 1985, Susanna Aliyeva worked as a teacher of labor education for girls at school.
In 1990, the family returned to their historical homeland in Crimea.
From 1992 to 2014, Susanna Aliyeva worked in a beauty salon as a hairdresser. At the same time, she did embroidery.
From 2014 to 2015, the artist was trained by teachers Venera Kurmaeva and Khalida Kipchakova at the school of traditional Crimean Tatar crafts "Steps" with the support of Izidinova foundation. In this creative association, Susanna acquired the skills of ancient Crimean Tatar embroidery techniques: myklama, Tatar ishleme, tell.
In 2015, the craftswoman became a member of the creative association "Evjiyar".
In 2016, Susanna Aliyeva learned the traditional Crimean Tatar weaving "Tokuma" and dyeing yarn with natural dyes for carpet making.
In 2017, she took part in an exhibition dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Bakhchisarai Museum and the 140th anniversary of the birth of Usein Bodaninsky.
In 2018, the craftswoman’s works were exhibited in Ankara at the events dedicated to the days of Crimean Tatar culture in Turkey.
In addition, Susanna Aliyeva participated in many exhibitions of the school of traditional Crimean Tatar crafts called "Steps", which were held in the city of Simferopol.
“I really love my Motherland - CRIMEA and our very strong, wise and long-suffering people! I will do everything for the development and prosperity of Crimea,”- Susanna Aliyeva shares her feelings and thoughts.