Heikki Leis (b. 1973) was born in Tartu, Estonia and has lived and worked in the same town for the better part of his life. 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.