Ilene Sova is a conceptual portrait painter who creates paintings which reference anti-oppression feminist themes. She has an MFA in Painting from the University of Windsor and her work has been shown in extensive solo and group exhibitions in Canada and abroad. Her work has been shown at the Department of Canadian Heritage, MOCCA, and last summer at Guadi’s Casa Batlo at the prestigious Barcelona Showcase. Sova’s work has been featured in a variety of television, web and print media including Al Gore’s television program The Current. Most recently Sova’s work was featured in the Nigerian Arts Journal Tabula and she has been invited to have a solo exhibition at Centru Mutro Gallery in Barcelona June 2013.