Graduated from the Department of Art Management, School of Humanities, Central Academy of Fine Arts with a Master of Arts in Museum of Fine Arts, currently studies for a phD. After graduation, Ivy Peng worked at Beijing Highlight Gallery, China Modern and Contemporary Art Document Research Center, and wrote columns for periodicals such as China Contemporary Art, New Face New Art and other magazines focused on youth art.As a freelance writer she wrote for Art L'OFFICIEL, BAZAAR Art, BAZAAR Men, Art Beijing Guide, Shanghai Securities News, Dongfang Daily, Art Market, Art and Investment and The Gallery.

She has been involved in the planning of a number of exhibitions, including Think Different - Young Artists Exhibition, Micro Life, and Art to the Former - Contemporary Youth Art Exhibition. She was the independent curator of Self - Four Exhibition, The Story and 1 in 100 – Art Nova Solo Exhibition Series Xu Hongxiang Solo Exhibition. Ivy Peng was the co-curator of the 6th Chengdu Biennale and Art Beijing Art Breakthrough Theme Exhibition – Art Nova 100 Recommended Exhibition. During 2009-2011, she planned and coordinated three consecutive Art Economy Forums. In 2009, she served as media communications manager for the Global Collectors Conference (Reignwood Forum). In 2010, she participated in the coordination and organization of the Qi Baishi International Art Forum – the Third Forum. In 2011, she participated in the preparation of the Art Nova 100 project.Since 2015, she has served the judge of the art power 100, an award with a high reputation like Oscar awards in the art circle for two consecutive years, and was listed as the most important "young art promoter" on the 2016.

Currently she is the president of Beijing Mingtai Culture & Art Co., Ltd. and the director of Art Nova 100. She is the director of Beijing Youth Arts Development Promotion Association and Deputy Director of the Fine Arts Committee of Beijing Youth Arts Development Promotion Association.