Ana Leal born in Northeast Brazil is an artist who works primarily in photography. She considers photography to be a tool for both depicting and escaping from reality and explores these possibilities through themes of natural environment and contemplation in her artworks.
Leal is a Gold Award winner on the 2020 Tokyo International Foto Awards and the 15th Julia Margaret Cameron Award Winner both in the abstract category. She also received an Honorable Mention on Prix de La Photographie Paris and on the 15th Pollux Awards.
Leal (b. 1969) currently works and lives in São Paulo, Brazil. She completed her MFA at Miami International University of Arts and Design (2018).