Ioana Belcea is a Romanian born professional artist residing in Northern Virginia. She is one of the few artists world wide who works in the traditional medium of buon fresco.  She has executed large scale fresco projects which employ both her decorative and artistic skills.  

Having graduated from Rutgers University with a Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts, Ioana also pursued her ineterest in theology by the study of Byzantine iconography.

Extrapolating from iconographic principles, Ioana has worked toward understanding the meaning and function of the liturgical space and the liturgical art that enlivens it. She has developed a cohesive approach to design and a distinct artistic style which she puts at the service of the Church as artist and interior designer. 

Fresco artist, iconographer and designer, Ioana also lectures on liturgical art and iconography and conducts workshops in icon writing.  

Over the years, she has completed numerous commissions for churches, schools and private collections.