Melbourne based Leith Maguire holds a Bachelor of Fine Art (Drawing and Print Media major) from the Queensland College of Art (Griffith University), Brisbane (2007) and a Masters of Cultural Materials Conservation, University of Melbourne (2014). Her work has been exhibited in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Cairns. In 2013 Maguire undertook the Hill End Artist in Residence Program, Bathurst Regional Gallery. She was awarded the Heather Blair Award, Cairns Regional Gallery in 2010. Maguire’s work is held in the collections of the Kedumba Collection of Australian Drawings, Cairns Regional Gallery, the University of Queensland Art Museum and Somerville House, Brisbane.