Kima Lenaghan

Illustration & freelancing

About & CV


Terra Recognita
Homo Conscius




b. 1995
Toronto, Canada

Kima Lenaghan is an illustrator and fine artist working in Toronto. She is interested in worldbuilding and forming narratives drawn from varied fields of research including consciousness, fungi, and paradox. Her work is a eulogy to unanswerable questions, environmentalism, and magic in humankind.

She is a 2018 graduate of OCAD U with a Design degree in Illustration. 

Kima is a freelancer for commercial work, publishing, editorial, commissions and more. For freelancing or personal inquiries contact Kima at the following address.  

Kima is represented by Jackie Kaiser of Westwood Creative Arts for book illustration.  

→ drawing
→ painting
→ embroidery
→ ceramics
→ design
→ printing


Curriculum Vitae

Solo Exhibitions

Terra Recognita, Artscape Youngplace, Toronto

Group Exhibitions


Summertime, Propeller Gallery, Toronto

GradEx 103, annual graduate exhibition, OCAD U, Toronto

Milkcrate Volume III: Food for Thought,  exhibition series, Toronto

Milkcrate Volume II: Portaits of Your Friends, exhibition series, Toronto

Milkcrate Volume I, exhibition series, Toronto

Homework, OCADU Illustration Exhibition, Artscape Youngplace

Nanoparti, zine and multiples popup, OCAD U Student Gallery

Markets and Fairs

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto

Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF),  Toronto

Bala Cranberry Festival, Muskoka

Kensington Market Art Fair, Toronto


Artscape Award for Best of Student, Toronto Outdoor Art Fair

Marie Collins Memorial Award for Best of Student, Toronto Outdoor Art Fair

Student Purchase Award, Toronto Outdoor Art Fair, by House of i.d.e.a.

Love and Nature Award, for OCAD U Illustration Thesis: Endlings, by Blue Ant Media

Illustration Studio Career Launcher, studio residency at 401 Richmond in Toronto, by The Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition Career Launcher, by The Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers

Selected Clients

Demetres, Autumn 2018 menu

Tentree, Apparel designs

BACKTOBEFORE, Tough Love - Single, Album cover


Artscape Gibraltar Point, September 2018


Hi Fructose, Kima Lenaghan’s ‘Homo Conscius’ Series of Drawings

Toronto Outdoor Art Fair, Kima Lenaghan's Attentive Drawings

BOOOOOOOM! Artist Spotlight


Bachelor of Design, Illustration, OCAD U, 2018