Born in the town of Borovsk in Kaluga region. Member of the Union of artists of Russian Federation since 1988. In the years 1966-1971 he studied at the Palekh art school. Teacher - V. I. Astakhov, Y. A. Brovkin, A.V. Borunov, N. M.Zinoviev. In 1971-1989, he worked at the Palekh art-production workshops. Themes of works: folklore, literature, genre scenes. Participant of exhibitions since 1971. The Work Of A. N. Ivanova are in museums: gmpi, Umgeni, Ivanoska OC, GMAN, HF Russia.