Joana Schneider was born in Munich, Germany. After she graduated from the Royal Academy in The Hague she focused on creating sculptural environments and installations by using sustainable products. Her works are often in contact with local materials and spatial touches. As she currently lives and works in The Netherlands, she commonly uses materials used in authentic Dutch industries like fishing. Feminism is also a common concept of her works; she often praises the empowerment of women by representing powerful femininity in her works. She participated in several exhibitions in Europe and North America.