Leila Fanner is a figurative and abstract painter and illustrator. Using the natural world as her subject, she explores her relationship with the material realm from a metaphysical and a spiritual viewpoint.
Leila held her first exhibition at the age of 23. Recent exhibitions include ‘A Thread Runs Through It’ at the Hermanus FynArts Festival and a solo exhibition at Eclectica Contemporary in Cape Town, and she has shown works on the Harlem Fine Arts Show in New York and Washington. Her work has featured in British Vogue, Real Simple and Elle Decoration South Africa, and her paintings are held in private collections in South Africa, Germany, France, Kenya, England, Ireland and the USA.
Leila studied at the Johannesburg National School of the Arts.