Gal Leshem was born in Israel in 1988. After studying Fine Art and Philosophy in high school, she joined ‘Art Core’, an artists-educators organization that operated across the Israeli periphery. For five years she conducted seminars for young artists, developed and delivered workshops and events, and run artistic projects in different communities.
The artist moved to London in 2011 to further her education and graduated with a BA in Fine Art & Art History from Goldsmiths University in 2016. She is currently an Artist-in-residence at the school workshops and SEND workshop programme at Tate Modern and Tate Britain.