Brian Leonard is an artist based in Toronto, who has garnered
international media attention for his "Barista Brian" Latte Art creations.
He grew up in New Brunswick Canada, the middle of five children in a musical family. Brian studied Opera Performance and Health Science in University, before completing a year in the Audio Engineering Program at The Banff Centre.
Following a terrible accident, Brian spent a year in Fredericton
recovering from his injuries. It was during this time he began his journey
with coffee. Spending hours a day at local cafes, drinking coffee and
writing or sketching, this was where he found himself again.
Moving to Toronto, he found himself in front of an espresso machine and
began creating latte art. It was not long before his latte art started benig noticed by local media, who named him Toronto's Best Latte Artist in
Following a series of television and media appearances, Brian's
opportunities continued to grow. Collaborating with international brands,
clothing companies, and many major media outlets, he continued to pushboundaries as a barista and artist in his newfound medium. His latte art has been featured at music festivals, international film festivals,
celebrity galas and major awards shows. He currently lives downtown Toronto and explore and expand his artististic talent and opportunities.