Sevdiye Kadıoğlu graduated from the Department of Art Education, Buca Faculty of Education, Dokuz Eylül University, in 1982. She completed her Graduate program in Fine Arts at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Dokuz Eylül University in 1986, and the Proficiency Program in Art at the Department of Sculpture, Faculty of Fine Arts, Hacettepe University in 2005. In the meantime, she participated in the restoration work carried out by Prof. Dr. Ekrem Akurgal at the Ephesus Museum and the Izmir Archeological Museum from 1984 to 1988.
She is a member of the International Association of Art (UNESCO AIAP), Visual Arts Education Association (VAEA), and Association of Art Educationalists. She has been accepted to participate in several national and international Plastic Arts Fair exhibitions as well as in joint exhibitions – biennial and triennial. She has also held personal exhibitions at galleries in İzmir and Ankara.
She worked as a member of faculty at Abant İzzet Baysal University, Faculty of Education, Department of Fine Arts Education between1994-2008. She is a member of Faculty of Fine Arts, Sculpture Department at Muğla Üniversity.