|Leigha Cohen was born and raised in NYC. In 1983, she moved
to Central NJ vicinity where she presently lives.
Leading hospitals such as AtlantiCare and local doctors and
lawyers offices have discovered her talents purchasing much of
her work. She has shown her photography in both solo shows
and group venues across New Jersey, Pennsylvania and NY
State. Local venues include William Way Community Center
and City Hall in Philadelphia, PA, Staten Island Museum, MANA
Fine Arts in Jersey City and the Toms River Library to name a
In 2011, Leigha's photo Philadelphia was selected by The
PhotoReview in their special web-only exhibition arranged
around several themes. In 2012 her photo My Night was
selected as a finalist in Photo Review International Photography
Competition, juried by Peter Barberie, Curator of Photographs
at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Leigha was formally trained at Pratt Institute in Photography
back in the 1970's taking several graduate level courses and
the New School.
Leigha taught an introduction to digital photography course in
Princeton NJ in 2012.