Ileana Hernandez Hernandez

Mexican Photographer and Video Artist fluent in English and Spanish with strong skills in staging images. Currently living in Massachusetts. For more information about my professional experience or to contact me, please use the Contact page.


Solo Shows

  • Animal Nature, Washington St. Gallery, Somerville, MA, USA, 2014 (Photography & Video)
  • Animal Nature, Parker Hill Library, Boston, MA, USA, 2013

 Group Exhibitions


  • 9 Topics TRIAD, ArtHill Gallery, London, UK
  • Animalia, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO, USA
  • 4th Biennial Juried Alumni Exhibition: Habitat/ion, Bakalar Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA, USA (upcoming June 15)


  • CICA Contemporary Photography Exhibition Summer/Fall 2016, CICA Museum, Gimpo, South Korea
  • Fun House: Art of the Surreal, Fantastic and Bizarre, National Juried Competition, Barret Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA 
  • Raining Cats & Dogs Juried Group Exhibition, Dairy Arts Center, Boulder, CO, USA
  • Annual Juried Exhibition, Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA, USA
  • 2-Minute Film Festival, Carnegie Museum of Art + Row House Cinema, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Hashtags Unplugged, Caelum Gallery, New York, NY, USA
  • FotoFest 2016, Hanna Bacol Busch Gallery, Houston, TX, USA
  • Off the Fridge, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA, USA


  • Tribute to the Disappeared, The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Education Center, New York, NY
  • Somerville Toy Camera Festival, Washington St. Gallery, Somerville, MA
  • On Photography, John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, Boston, MA
  • Valentine Video Zine, Center for Digital Art, Brattleboro, Vermont (Video)
  • Americana Vigor, Hannah Bacol Busch Gallery, Houston, TX
  • Tribute to the Disappeared, La Casa Azul Bookstore, New York, NY, 2014 – 2015
  • Your work here 2.0, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA, 2014 – 2015


  • Illuminated, Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA
  • Atelier 20, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA
  • 2014 MassArt Auction, Bakalar & Paine Galleries, Boston, MA
  • Americana Vigor, Hannah Bacol Busch Gallery, Houston, TX


  • Winter Solstice Show, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA
  • 12×12 Holiday Show, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA
  • New Works 2013: Artists of Mission Hill, Parker Hill Library, Boston, MA
  • The Story of the Creative, See Me Gallery, Queens, NY
  • Post-, Student Life Gallery, Boston, MA
  • Joy of Life, Galatea Fine Art Gallery, Boston, MA
  • Picasso’s Napkin, Pop-Up Gallery, Cambridge, MA
  • Wild Things Show, MassArt Pozen Center, Boston, MA (Video)


  • Upcoming Students Exhibition, Student Life Gallery, Boston, MA
  • Flora, Boston Photography Center, Boston, MA
  • Art Takes Times Square, Artist Wanted, New York, NY



  • First Prize, Fun House: Art of the Surreal, Fantastic and Bizarre, National Juried Competition, Barret Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY, 2016
  • National Association of Latino Arts and Culture (NALAC), Full Scholarship to attend Regional Arts Workshop, Providence, Rhode Island, 2014
  • Research Fellowship, Monterrey Institute of Higher Education (Tec de Monterrey), 2002-2005


Teaching Experience


  • Creative Living Works, Photography from imagination to reality, Somerville, MA, 2016
  • Creative Living Works, How to Photograph your Artwork, Somerville, MA, 2015
  • Hannah Bacol Busch Gallery, Creative Photography, Houston, Texas, 2014


  • Danforth Art Museum, Artist Spotlight Talk, Framingham, MA, 2016
  • Arts at the Armory, Creative Photography, Somerville, MA, 2015
  • Somerville Skillshare, Creative Photography, Somerville, MA, 2014

Teaching Assistantships

  • School of Information Technology Administration, Monterrey Institute of Higher Education (Tec de Monterrey), Assistant Professor, Monterrey, NL, Mexico, 2009 – 2011


  • School of Physics and Math Sciences, Nuevo Leon State University, Faculty Member, Monterrey, NL, Mexico, 2010 – 2011
  • TecMilenio University, Professor, Monterrey, NL, Mexico, 2008


Freelance Photographer & Visual Artist

  • Commissioned & Commercial Photography (ongoing since 2013)
  • Personal Art Projects (ongoing since 2008)

Digital Photographer and Photo Editor for Artists (since June 2013)

  • Providing feedback on image interpretation and sequencing
  • Editing digital images in Photoshop and Lightroom
  • Setting up and maintaining artists’ websites



  • 2012 – 2013 Post-Baccalaureate in Photography
    Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA, USA
  • 2003 – 2005 Master in e-Commerce
    Monterrey Institute of Higher Education (Tec de Monterrey), Monterrey, NL, Mexico


  • 1997 – 2002 BS Engineering in Electronic Systems
    Monterrey Institute of Higher Education (Tec de Monterrey), Monterrey, NL, Mexico


  • September 2010 ITIL V3 Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management

Photography Skills

  • Directing staged photography and video
  • Interpreting & critiquing photos
  • Setting up and using studio lightning
  • Using digital & film cameras including medium & large format
  • Scanning negatives
  • Making photography prints