Barb Hunt received a Diploma in Art from the University of Manitoba and an MFA with a specialization in Fibres from Concordia University. Her work has been exhibited across Canada and internationally. She has been the recipient of Canada Council grants and awarded artist residencies in Canada, Paris and Ireland. She taught visual art at Western University, Queen’s University, and Memorial University of Newfoundland, where she was a recipient of the President’s Award for Outstanding Research. She currently lives on Vancouver Island.