Ilga Leimanis

Montreal-born Ilga Leimanis is a Peckham-based visual artist working in drawing and painting, with an interest in identity and society. Long term collaborations include working with Doreen Wittenbols as Ortelius Drew and with architect Bidisha Sinha as Architecture of Conversation. Ilga is a member of the collaborative artists’ project Five Years in Archway.­ Since 2007, Ilga is founder of a monthly London drawing group Drawn in London, her practice in drawing extends to education, teaching drawing skills and creative process courses in London and internationally, as well as research and writing.