Born in Saskatchewan, Colleen Leonard is a photographic artist and educator living in Montreal. She holds a BFA in photography from Paris VIII and is currently completing an MA in Art Education at Concordia University. During her time in France she was a contributing editor at LensCulture and was published by Editions de la Martinière. She is interested in the notion of material agency and collaborative creation between the maker and the materials using camera-less and alternative photographic processes. As a photographic educator, Colleen cares about cultivating accessible, sustainable, and hands on learning opportunities within communities and schools.