Ilene Sova is a Toronto-based mixed-media artist who identifies as a Mixed Race person, with white settler, Afro-Caribbean, and Black Seminole ancestry. Sova holds an MFA in Painting and Drawing from the University of Windsor. With extensive solo and group exhibitions in Canada and abroad, Sova’s work has most notably been shown at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, the Department of Canadian Heritage, and Mutuo Centro de Arte in Barcelona. Sova sits on the boards of Cultural Pluralism in the Arts Ontario and is the Ada Slaight Chair of Drawing and Painting at OCAD University.
Current Exhibitions & Programs
2022 / core / exhibitionJun 2–Aug 5An exploration of family, land, and the power of place in Mixed Race identity and African diasporic histories