Mimi Leung is an artist, painter, illustrator and printmaker born in Hong Kong and raised in England. She studied at Central St Martins and the Royal College of Art in London.
Bold, unique and full of colour, Mimi's movement-driven works are intricate, dynamic and joyful. Her work has popped up in various different settings, including editorial, exhibitions and more recently the latest shop-front window for Adidas and Platypus shoes at their Chapel St store. Having lived all around the world, Mimi has an impressive list of clients including The New York Times, Dazed and Confused, The Guardian, Vice and Mute Magazine.
Mimi currently resides in Melbourne.
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What's the most important object in your studio?
My dog, Jones
Paper or Plastic?
If you could resurrect one no longer living person to have lunch with, knowing you will have to return them to the grave right after coffee, who would it be?
Preferred method of dealing with an encounter with an acquaintance whose name you can't remember.
Apologise for forgetting their name and ask for it again.
Why don't you flip the tortoise over, Leon?
I still don’t get this.
How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
Favourite client so far?
Window installation for adidas Originals
Favourite imaginary client?
Someone who wants me to make real things, like set design for some kind of fashion shoot/movie/gig.
How does your mother describe your profession?
Doing what I love
Coffee or tea?
What's your earliest drawing memory?
Collectible plates and motorbikes.
How do you prefer to spend your mornings?
Walk in the park with Jones.
All images contain invisible and trackable digital watermarks.
The Jacky Winter Group and SEA are members of the AOI and AOP respectively and abides by the required code of practice for artist agents.