Ileana Arnaoutou was born in 1994. Ιn 2017, she graduated from the Slade School of Fine Arts with a BA(Hons) in Fine Art in 2017, and in 2018 from University College London with an MA in Art History, specializing in sexuality, trauma and psychoanalysis. Her work mainly focuses on painting, drawing and sculpture. Ileana is a co-founder in Athens Open Studio, an artist-run space in Athens focusing on practice-led inquiry and education. She has received scholarships and fellowships from Artworks SNF Artist Fellowship Program, the Schilizzi Foundation and University College London. Ileana has exhibited works at Intimacy: A modern tyranny, as part of the 61st Thessaloniki Film Festival at MOMus (online), Back to Athens: International Art Festival, and Exposition 1 at Athens Open Studio; and her works are part of private collections. She lives and works in Athens.