Patricia Deadman was born in Ohsweken, Ontario and currently resides in Toronto. She is Tuscarora and was raised in Woodstock, Ontario. Patricia received her Fine Art Diploma from Fanshawe College, London in 1986 and completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of Windsor in 1988. She participated in the photography residency at The Banff Centre in 1991. She has exhibited throughout Canada and the United States since 1986.
Art historian Peggy Gale was one of the first people to write about artists’ video in Canada. She has held positions at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada Council, Art Metropole and elsewhere. Since 1974 she has also been an active independent curator and writer specializing in artists’ video and media/ time-based works. She has published extensively in museum catalogues, anthologies and magazines in Canada and abroad, including the book Videotexts (WLU Press, 1995). In 2006 Peggy Gale was among the winners of the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts.