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.
Peggy Gale is an independent curator and critic whose texts on contemporary art have become artistic benchmarks. Videotexts, a selection of her essays, was published in 1995, and she was the winner of the 2006 Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts.