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Leah Kurth is an illustrator and adjunct professor based in St Louis, Missouri, whose work explores character, color, and whimsy. With concepts based in wonder, nature, and discovery, she works to promote kindness and honesty, the nobility of the everyday, and striving for excellence.

Leah was trained in fine art and design at Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, Minnesota, and in Spanish language and culture at Centro de Lenguas Modernas - Universidad de Granada. She holds an MFA in Illustration and Visual Culture from Washington University in St. Louis, where she also served as an Assistant in Instruction. She teaches graphic design and illustration courses at St Charles Community College in Cottleville, Missouri.

Clients include:

Mojave Pictures

Make It Minnesota

Washington University in St Louis

Bethany Lutheran College


For commissions and collaborations write to: leahkurthart [at] gmail [dot] com
Instagram: @leahkurthish



MFA IVC Thesis Gallery Show

High Low literary arts center • St. Louis, MO


Illustrators 62

Society of Illustrators • New York, NY

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