Sonja Abadzieva Dimitrova was born in Sofia in 1941. During her education, she acquires a degree from the Faculty of Philosophy in Skopje, where she completes her studies before starting specialization. She is an art historian, critic and curator. She is the author of 15 monographs of Macedonian artists, as well as publications and books.
She has organized many exhibitions for Macedonian art in Macedonia and abroad: Skopje, Bitola, Graz, Rome, Bradford, Zagreb, Belgrade, Munich, Tokyo and others. In 1978, 1993 and 2005, she was commissioner or deputy commissioner for the Macedonian participation at the Venice Biennale. She is the founder and editor-in-chief of the Macedonian visual arts store "The Great Glass" since 1995. In 1999, she was elected as a member of the International Council of AIKA