Leia Ankers is a British Documentary and portrait photographer


First Class BA (Hons) Photography -  Cambridge School Of Art, 2020


2023 British Journal of Photography: Portrait of Britain, Shortlist 

2022 Royal Photographic Society: International Photography Exhibition 164, Finalist

2021 Equal Lens "Every Joy", Winner

2021 Selected:The Kube Gallery, Women's History Month

2020 BenQ Yearbook Award, (Highly Commended) 

2020 Selected:THE YEARBOOK 100 , Shutter Hub Publication

2020 APHE Photomeet Bursary Award, Winner

2020 Sustainability Art Prize, Shortlist

2020 Wellcome photography Prize, Longlist

2020 Eaton Portrait Prize, Shortlist


2023 Royal Photographic Society, The International Photography Exhibition 164, Bristol, UK

2022 Just Women Exhibition, Galerie Joseph, Paris

2022  She Takes Over x Clear Channel Exhibition, National

2021 Equal Lens "Every Joy" Exhibition, Proud Galleries, London, UK

2021 The Same As You Solo Exhibition, The Space Place Gallery, Nizhny Tagil, Russia

2020 The South West Collective Online Exhibition: Odyssey 

2020 Shutter Hub  Exhibition 

2020 The Pupil Sphere Graduate Showcase

2020 The Brick Lane Gallery: Virtual Exhibition 

2020 Photograd Online Degree Show 

2019 Hopes/Dreams/Reality by DIY YOUTH: The Brunswick, Leeds, UK

2019 Off Centre photography festival, Nottingham, UK

2019 Party In The Car Park, Stamford, UK

2018 Converge by Tyro: Photo Parlour, Nottingham, UK 

Online Features:

2023 British Journal of Photography - Portrait of Britain 

2022  Booooooom 

2022 The Eye Of Photography

2022  Darwin Magazine 

2021  British Journal of Photography

2021  BBC News

2021  Favourite Female Photographers

2021  Emc Magazine 

2021   Firecracker 

2020  The Story Portrait

2020  Eighty Seven Gallery

2020  Invisible Britain 

2020 Grain

2020 Float Magazine

2020 Edge of Humanity Magazine

2019 Elephant Magazine

Selected Publications:

2023 Portrait of Britain Vol.5 published by Hoxton Mini Press

2022 Then There Was Us, AND 2022

2022  Docu Book: Best of Documentary & Street Photography Vol 3

2021 The Pupil Sphere, Graduate Zine

2020 Eclectic Magazine, Issue 4

2020 Print Magazine, Issue 04

2020 Shutter Hub, THE YEARBOOK 100, Printed Publication by Newspaper Club

2020 Photograd, Limited Edition Postcard Pack

2020 Amber Magazine, Issue 8

2019 DIY Youth Zine, Issue 3

Artist's Talks/Interviews:

2022  MAP6 Interview

2022  LensFayre Interview

2021   Invited Guest Speaker- University of South Wales

2020 Arts Culture Interview

2019  Off Centre Lightning Talks


Co-founder of Images That Resonate



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