Writing, editing & projects
Leah Sandals is a professional writer and editor based in Toronto, Canada. Currently, she is Online Editor at Canadian Art, the nationÕs most widely read art magazine. She freelanced in various forms from 1999 to 2012, but is no longer freelancing at this time.
LeahÕs main specialty is art writing and criticism, instances of which have appeared in periodicals including the Art Newspaper, Flash Art, Sculpture, Border Crossings and C Magazine. Her work has also been published in several newspapers, including the National Post—where she filed regular artist interviews from 2007 to 2011—the Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star and the Halifax Chronicle-Herald.
Editorially, Leah has worked at all levels of the process, from substantive and assignment editing to copyediting and proofreading. Book manuscripts, brochure layouts, newspaper articles, magazine proofs and web-only texts have all fallen under her purview. Clients have included the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation, Spacing Magazine, the Ontario College of Art and Design and YYZ Books, among other organizations.
Leah Sandals holds a BFA in Media Arts from NSCAD University and a BSc in Physical Geography from McGill University. She has also taken editing and writing courses at Ryerson UniversityÕs Chang School of Continuing Education.
A partial archive of LeahÕs freelance work is available at neditpasmoncoeur.blogspot.ca. To connect with Leah regarding any art-related matters, please email lsandals [at] canadianart [dot] ca.