Was born in 1964 in Zestafoni (Georgia).
1979-1981 - studied in M. Toidze Arts School in Tbilisi (sculpture department).
1986-1991 - education in the Institute of Architecture in Tbilisi.
As a painter took part in exhibitions since 1989.
Since 1996 - lives and works in Odessa.
Emzar Kiknavelidze's artworks are found in private collections of Ukraine, Georgia, Russia, USA, Italy, Germany, Israel.