Originally from Saskatchewan, Eileen Leier is currently an Associate Professor at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, British Columbia,Canada. She began her studies in Visual Arts with a B.A. from Simon Fraser University and graduated with an Honours B.F.A. from Emily Carr University in Vancouver. She has also studied at the San Francisco Art Institute in California and completed a Master of Fine Art in Photography at Concordia University in Montreal. Eileen Leier has shown photo-based and web art works in both group and solo exhibitions in Quebec, Ontario and throughout Western and Northern Canada. She has also exhibited internationally in the United States, Scotland, France and Brazil.