Ilana Ben-Arie 

   Ilana was bom in 1965 in Ukraine. In 1983 she graduated from the College of Folk Arts in Ukraine with the degree in painting wooden wares. 
   In 1988 she graduated from the Abramtzevo College (Moscow Region) with the degree in painting ceramics. 
   In 1991 Jlana arrived in Israel, where she graduated from the College of Arts in Be'er Sheva in 1995. 
   During her studies in the college in Be'er Sheva and later she participated in exhibitions in Jerusalem, Be'er Sheva, Tel-Aviv, Givataim and in the north of the country. 
   Since 1998 she has been a member of the Israeli Society of Miniature-Painters. 

liana also participated in exhibitions held abroad; in Florida (U.S.A.) and Amsterdam (Holland). 
   Since 1996 she has kept a gallery in the artists colony in Safed. 

   Many of her works are presented in private collections in many countries such as Russia, France, Holland, Finland, Germany, England, U.S.A., Japan and Israel.