Leigh studied fibre art at Newcastle University, and print-making at Newcastle TAFE.
She is a member of the Society of Artists and paints with the Monday afternoon contemporary group.
Leigh is also a member of Hunter Woman’s Artists, and is a regular exhibitor with the group.
“I am now working in collage. I assemble paintings from found papers and papers that I have painted myself. Then I work into this with drawing, more paper, mainly transparent tissue paper, and printing.”