Ileana Doble Hernandez is a Mexican visual artist working with photography and video, based in Rochester, NY, USA. Her work has been exhibited in several group exhibitions nationally and internationally, most recently at ArtHill Gallery in London, UK, The Center For Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, CO, CICA Museum in Gimpo, South Korea, Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, PA, Danforth Art Museum in Framingham, MA, Dairy Arts Center in Boulder, CO and Barret Art Center in Poughkeepsie, NY, where her photograph “Pollito Chicken, 2015” was awarded the First Prize at the National Juried Competition “Fun House”.
Ileana’s photos and videos have also been shown in online exhibitions and in printed publications, including PhotoPlace Gallery, aPhotoEditor, L’Oeil de la Photographie, FotoFest 2014, Humble Arts Foundation, ArtPhoto Mag, Huffington Post and Photographers Forum Magazine among others.
An artist and activist, Ileana believes that art has the power to share ideas and make people care. Since 2011 she has been working on Animal Nature, a photographic project that shows how we objectify animals even when we are animals at the end.
A graduated from a BS in Electronic Systems, she received a fellowship to pursue her Masters in e-Commerce back in 2003. Ileana started learning about photography in 2008 and in 2013 she earned a Post-Baccalaureate in Photography from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. In 2017 she was awarded a Merit Scholarship from Rochester Institute of Technology, College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, and currently she’s a MFA candidate.