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Hello! Kaya!

Hello/kaya! I’m Leith, an artist who loves lots of different kinds of art, but especially photography, podcasts & film. I’m based in Walyalup (Fremantle) but I come from a farm near a town called Gnarojin (Narrogin), in WA's Wheatbelt region.

LEITH ALEXANDER

she/her
 


AWARDS

2021 Finalist, National Photographic Portrait Prize, National Portrait Gallery, ACT
2021 Curatorial Mentorship Recipient, Living Memory, National Portrait Gallery

2021 Finalist, Iris Awards, Perth Centre for Photography, WA
2021 Finalist, Bowness Photography Prize, Monash Gallery of Art, VIC
2021 Honourable Mention, International Photography Prize
2020 Grant Recipient, Regional Arts WA 


 

PRESS & PUBLICITY

2022, National Photographic Portrait Prize Finalist, interview, National Portrait Gallery
2022, Grant writing & S H E A R, Regional Arts WA website
2021, S H E A R, ABC Radio, Great Southern
2021, S H E A R, Triple M, Great Southern & Wheatbelt

2021, S H E A R, Curtin FM Radio, Perth
2021, Bowness Prize Finalists, Australian Photography Magazine
2021, Bowness Prize Finalists, Museum of Australian Photography
2021, National Photographic Portrait Prize Finalists, The Daily Telegraph
2021, National Photographic Portrait Prize Finalist, Narrogin Observer
2021, S H E A R, Daily Mail Australia
2021, Mullet Magic (photo from S H E A R), made into a meme by Osher Günsberg!
2021, Mullet Magic (photo from S H E A R), Bell Tower Times
2018, Shear Romance, a documentary podcast I created about love stories in the shearing industry, ABC Radio National
2018, Swings & Roustabouts; The Life & Times of a Shearer & his Daughter on the Road,  a documentary podcast I created, ABC Radio National


 

EXHIBITIONS


2022, Living Memory Touring Exhibition, National Photographic Portrait Prize, national regional tour
2021, S H E A R, Nyisztor Studios, Palmyra, WA
2021, S H E A R, Narrogin Art Space, WA
2021, photo from S H E A R,  ARTEX21, East Fremantle, WA
2019, Tinder art piece, Hullabaloo Minifestival, Newtown, NSW


 


EDUCATION

2006, BA Mass Communication:  Filmmaking & Journalism, Curtin University, WA

2009, Cert IV: Live Production & TV Tech, North Sydney TAFE, NSW

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