Authors » Penny Leech
Penny Leech was born in England 1947 and now lives and works in Denmark, Western Australia. She is currently undertaking a series of composite paintings of the wildflowers of the Great Southern area and has a particular interest in the eucalypts of the region. She is known for her ‘Found Objects’ paintings, a series which depicts often quirky and humorous narratives around a collection of items from bush and sea shore. Penny was the founding member in 1992 of the Botanical Artists Group in W.A. She exhibits locally in the Great Southern and through the Kingfisher Gallery in West Perth.
Books available from Fremantle Press
- Brush with Gondwana 2013
Light Horse Boy at Bologna
Fremantle Press illustrators are again set to shine at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair in March 2014. Drawings from Light Horse Boy will feature in the Australian Publishers Association exhibition Hello! from Australia while The Last Viking and Dreamers will feature in the exhibition’s book showcase.