Donna Leslie Donna Leslie i(A59575 works by) (a.k.a. Donna Maree Leslie)
Born: Established: 1963 ;
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal Kamilaroi people ; Aboriginal
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Donna Leslie was the first Indigenous Australian woman to be awarded a PhD from The University of Melbourne. She is a well known Indigenous artist and illustrator who has worked with schools as an artist in residence and also holds professional qualifications in both teaching and art curatorship. Her works have been exhibited nationally and internationally.

Donna Leslie's most recent work is Aboriginal Art : Creativity and Assimilation (2008).

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1993 winner Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Crichton Award Won for the illustrations for Alitji in Dreamland (Simon and Schuster, 1992)
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