Sanda Iliescu’s practice spans the media of painting, drawing, and collage. Outside the studio, she makes murals and installations, some with students at the University of Virginia, where she is Associate Professor of Art and Design.
Born in Romania, Iliescu received her BSE in Civil Engineering and M.Arch in Architecture, both from Princeton University. Her professional awards include The Rome Prize, a McDowell fellowship in painting and The Distinguished Artist Award of the New Jersey State Council of the Arts. Scholarly writing on Iliescu’s artwork include essays by Carmen Bambach, Curator of Drawings and Prints at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and Paul Barolsky, Commonwealth Professor of Art History at the University of Virginia.