Abby Leighton is from the New England town of Simsbury, Connecticut. She is currently a junior Communications Design student at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, studying illustration, graphic design, and typography.
Recently, Abby was a recipient of the 2017 Live Más Scholarship from Taco Bell, recognized nationwide for her passion and skills in her work. She was also awarded a 2017 Student Design Award by Graphic Design USA Magazine.
She is a graphic design intern at PledgeMusic in Manhattan and works as a freelance designer and illustrator for multiple clients such as KeepItWildCo., Awake The Soul, and McLovins.
She aspires to work in the music industry as an album cover artist and brand designer.