Abileah, Morin Heights, Québec, Canada J0R 1H0
Bachelor's degree, Studio Arts from Concordia
University (2001). Ilania paints collage-like, frequently narrative paintings, sets of miniatures, and makes mono-prints drawn
from her heritage and her experience as a women artist. Ilania has lived in Quebec since 1968, and has been painting on a
regular basis since 1989 and full-time since 1995. Lives and paints in Morin Heights since 1993.
In 1996 she exhibited her work at Gallery "910"
in Morin Heights, and organized a program, offering "Guest Artist" classes with the aim to promote the art of painting in
Participated in solo and group exhibitions in Montreal, the Laurentians,
as well as the annual Route des Arts (Greater Argenteuil Region Laurentians) Open Studio Art Tour
since 2000. Member of Route des Arts since 2000 (Board of Directors
and vice president 2001-2011.) Member of "Arts
Morin Heights" since 1996 (past President).
In 2002, Ilania started contributing articles about the local art scene to local English newspapers (Main Street
2002-2005, Laurentian Sun 2006-2008, Le Régional 2005), and other publications. 2009 to present Cultural Reporter
for Main Street, Laurentians monthly English Newspaper.