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Artist's Name: Leah KING-SMITH
  Leah King-Smith was born in Gympie, Queensland in 1957. She completed a Bachelor of Fine Art (Photography) at Victoria College, Melbourne in 1986. King-Smith participated in The Thousand Mile Stare: A Photographic Exhibition at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne in 1988.
In 1992 she completed the series Patterns of Connection which was shown in a solo exhibition of the same name at the Victorian Centre for Photography, Melbourne and the Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, before travelling extensively to venues including Camerawork Gallery, London; Stills Gallery, Edinburgh; the Southeast Museum of Photography, Florida, USA, and the New Zealand International Festival of the Arts, Wellington.

King-Smith held the solo exhibition Time on Earth: Symbols of Becoming at Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne in 1994. That same year her photographs were included in a number of exhibitions such as Sweet Damper and Gossip at Monash University Gallery, Melbourne; The Full Spectrum: Colour and Photography 1860-1990s at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; the touring exhibition White Apron, Black Hands, and Urban Focus: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art from the Urban Areas of Australia at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. In 1995 King-Smith held the solo exhibition Over the Garden Wall at Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne. In 1996 her work was included in the exhibition Colonial Post Colonial at the Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Melbourne.