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aleisha zappia illustrator

Get to know Leish.

Aleisha is an accomplished illustrator, artist, and graphic designer from Perth, Western Australia. 

Specialising as a wildlife artist, Aleisha has established herself as a prominent figure in the field. Her artistic talent and dedication have led her to illustrate more than 15 children's books, bringing stories to life with her imaginative illustrations. In 2018, she achieved a significant milestone by writing and illustrating her first book, "Monsters Don't Wear Ties."

Equipped with professional qualifications in Fine Art and Graphic Design, Aleisha has garnered well-deserved recognition for her exceptional work. Her artistic endeavors have been acknowledged at award shows such as PADC, Campaign Brief, AWARD, and One Show. Such accolades are a testament to Aleisha’s versatility and high level of skill across various creative mediums. From detailed pencil drawings to captivating digital artworks, and vibrant paintings. Aleisha effortlessly explores and excels in a wide range of artistic expressions.

The talent and dedication that Aleisha brings to her craft have not gone unnoticed by art enthusiasts and admirers. Her work has been exhibited at numerous shows throughout Australia, captivating audiences with its distinct style nature and wildlife. In 2014, Aleisha held their first solo exhibition, titled "Creatures," in the artistic hub of Fremantle, where she showcased her awe-inspiring body of work.

In recognition of her artistic talent, in 2007, Aleisha was nominated by the Children's Book Council of Western Australia for her outstanding illustrations in "Joe, the Starfish Who Wanted to Be a Star." Through her talent, creativity, and unwavering commitment to children's book illustration, Aleisha continues to inspire young readers, transporting them into realms of wonder and adventure. Her illustrations ignite a love for art and storytelling, captivating the hearts and minds of children.


Aleisha's deep-rooted passion for animals and nature shines through her illustrations and artworks, depicting the wonders of wildlife and the natural world. She actively supports animal welfare causes by donating her paintings and drawings to fundraising exhibitions.

Her artistic journey has been fueled by a profound love for nature and the desire to share its beauty with the world through her creations.


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Aleisha's graphic design service offers 20 years of experience in all aspects of design including branding, brochures, stationery, signage, event branding and collateral, book layout, and annual reports. Let her help you create a visually stunning and cohesive brand identity for your business.

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Aleisha's illustration service offers a wide range of options for both commercial and personal use, including posters, characters, children's books, maps, and wall graphics, you name it! She is skilled in a variety of mediums, using  traditional and digital illustration,  and the ability to work with various software to bring your vision to life.


Aleisha is a talented artist with a passion for nature, landscapes, and wildlife. Her love for marine art is particularly evident in her work, which showcases the beauty and majesty of the ocean and its inhabitants. With a diverse range of skills and a keen eye for detail, Aleisha art is sure to captivate and inspire.

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