Leroy Smith was born in 1974 in Belize City and raised in Haiti Vill. He started handcrafting his art over 15 years ago. Leroy began learning from other artist in the community then slowly invested in his own small collection of tools. He works with bamboo, conch shell, coconut shell and slate. Now currently living in Belize City he works on his crafts and you can find Leroy volunteering in several different youth programs such as Youth For The Future and feeding programs. He also hosts a summer work shop.