Originally from Romania, Leia is a Dublin based multimedia artist working in the mediums of Photography, Sculpture, Art Installation, Art Performance and Painting, focusing on themes related to the environment. She studied oil painting (2002- 2006) and now she is a recent graduate (2019) of Griffith College where she earned a BA in Visual Arts, Photography. She is the winner of “New Voices of Ireland” bursary award program series 7, sponsored by the Arts Council and Participatory Arts. Leia’s work was featured in the group exhibition “Cultural memory, transition, temporality” included in the “Culture Night Festival 2019” and several other local and international exhibitions.
Her practice is exploring the environmental issues using a conceptually driven approach, while working exclusively with up-cycled materials paired with natural elements aiming to create a 100% environmentally friendly practice.