ABOUT THE ARTIST
Leah Dockrill SCA
Leah studied art at the University of Alberta and the Toronto School of Art. Other than occasional courses at those institutions, she is a self-taught artist, engaged in the visual arts for over three decades. Her academic education includes Education and Law degrees from Dalhousie University and Master of Library Science, University of Alberta.
Her art practice began with textile arts, proceeded through watercolor painting, evolved into acrylic painting, then digital imagery and mixed media collage. Her subject matter includes many genres and themes.
Leah has exhibited her work primarily in Ontario, and also in Halifax, Calgary, Montreal, and Victoriaville, Quebec. Her art has been shown in many private and public galleries. Selected public exhibition venues include the Leighton Art Centre, Calgary; The Halifax Club and the Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax; Propeller Centre, Toronto; The Sony Centre (formerly Hummingbird Centre) Toronto; Scarborough Arts Council, Toronto; Art Gallery of Northumberland, Cobourg, Ontario: The Women’s Art Association of Canada; Latcham Gallery, Stouffville, Ontario; Laidlaw Art Gallery, Mississauga; Musee Laurier, Victoriaville, Quebec: Joseph Carrier Gallery, Toronto and the Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver, online exhibition.