Lesley Duxbury is Associate Professor and Postgraduate Research Coordinator in the School of Art, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. She completed a practice-led PhD in 2004. Lesley currently supervises research candidates and promotes postgraduate research through art practice. She has acted as an examiner for practice-based doctorates for other institutions. As an artist she exhibits regularly and is represented in the national and most state public collections in Australia. She uses both traditional and contemporary print media, photography and printmaking to make artworks that question perceptions of the natural environment, especially the atmosphere and its phenomena.