Education and Background
Leila received her master of Fine Arts - Illustration from Hartford University and her Bachelor of Fine Art - Animation/Illustration from San Jose State University. She is an exhibiting artist and has won awards for her work as a digital background painter. She has taught drawing and painting courses throughout the Bay Area since 2013.
“My focus is to inspire and propel students forward in their personal endeavors. I support their creative voices while helping them acquire, build upon and refine their desired skills and techniques. I believe that everyone is capable of becoming exceptional with appropriate guidance, support and disciplined practice.”