Currently, she lives and works in Antwerp, Belgium.
Ileana’s artworks are recognized mainly for her painting in dark tones wanting to expose the depths and layers of experiences as an instinctive relationship to the invisible things and the emotions buried within her daily life.
Some represent abstract themes and isolated forms interacting within each other to archieve an intimate emotional issues, mental statements and spiritual transfiguration to awaken the soul, the unseen. Seeking to achieve a balance through the transformation from shadow to light believing that the shadow is a dark omen. A powerful teacher.
Having spent her life in Costa Rica and outside. Ileana started in architecture and swiftly found Fine Art as the better way to explore her creativity and curiosity. Her artworks are held in private collections throughout the United States, Australia, the UK, Asia and Europe