Now a resident of Toronto, ON, Leah Dockrill was born in Halifax, NS, and was educated at Dalhousie University, Halifax (law) and at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta. (library science). With little formal training in art, she has built a thirty-year art practice that includes painting, collage, and digital art. Her art has been exhibited in both Canada and the U.S. Leah has received numerous awards for her artistic achievements and her work has been published in several art and literary journals. She was elected to membership in the Society of Canadian Artists in 2000.