Heikki Leis (b. 1973) was born in Tartu, Estonia.
He graduated from Tartu Art Grammar School and later masonry and sculpture faculty in Tartu Art School in 1991.
He works as a freelance artist since 2000. Heikki does mostly hyper realistic pen and pencil drawings and also sculpture.
Since 2004 he is also an avid photographer and takes part in exhibitions.
His biggest passion is analogue photography, he uses both mid- and large format cameras.
The project that took the longest time, the most effort and has also become the most famous is his series of molds called “Afterlife”.