Gwen Curry is an artist/writer and a former professor in visual arts at the University of Victoria. She has been involved in many exhibitions in Canada and abroad and has several catalogues devoted to her work. She is a member of the Royal Canadian Academy, and her work is in many private and public collections. Her first book, Tod Inlet, A Healing Place, was published in 2015 and was shortlisted for the Roderick Haig-Brown prize for BC literature. Gwen has travelled widely, but still finds British Columbia to be one of the most interesting places to explore. She lives in Brentwood Bay, BC.