Sydney Illustrator

Leni Kae | Sydney Illustrator

Leni Kae is an Australian contemporary artist and illustrator based in Sydney’s Inner West. Her artworks have been exhibited across New York, London, Varese, Bologna, Barcelona, Florence as well as locally across Australia. In 2019, her art has been selected as finalist in several art prizes.

As an illustrator, Leni’s works usually involve black and white design with greyscale toning, or bold colour with a whimsical element, coupled with flowing and intricate linework. She is known for illustrating female subjects, often portrayed with long flowing hair; and animal subjects with illustrations exploring an emotional connection to the spirit of the animal.

Leni is available for freelance illustration jobs and commissions including: children’s book illustration >, textile design, magazine illustration, interior design artworks, custom artworks and illustrations for personal use, or illustration licensing for commercial use.

Minimalist Line Art Illustration (All Images Copyright)

Detailed Black & White Illustration (All Images Copyright)

Children's Book Illustration

Recent Illustration Projects

The Sydney children’s book illustrator has recently illustrated “Year of the Dragon>” for the Sydney Jewish Museum, released in September 2019. It features a colour cover and beautiful black-and-white vintage style line illustrations for the story. She is also currently working on writing and illustrating an adult colouring-in book, as well as a range of children’s books>.


Illustration Blog & News

‘Grow’ 9×5 Exhibition 2019

Join a wonderful mix of artist-illustrators for the opening night of ‘Grow’ 9×5 Exhibition on the 6th December 2019, VIC.

Illustrative Symbolism Behind ‘Year of the Dragon’ for Sydney Jewish Museum

I recently completed the illustrations for ‘Year of the Dragon’; a children’s book aimed at young readers, telling the story of Holocaust survivor Ilse Charny.

Year of the Dragon Book Launch, Illustrated by Leni Kae

The Sydney Jewish Museum is proud to launch Year of the Dragon, authored by Nicky Gluch and illustrated by Leni Kae