Twyla Exner

studied art at the University of Regina (Regina, SK), graduating with honours in 2004 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in sculpture. Since attaining her BFA, she has worked within the arts as a prop maker, technician, and art educator and has exhibited her work and lectured across Western Canada and in Ottawa and Montreal. Twyla's multidisciplinary practice focuses on the relationships between cultural and natural production, consumption and waste, high and low technology,and biological and mechanical growth. She engages in art making through an organic progression guided by e-waste materials and imagery, the process of de- and re- construction,and peripheral research in art, craft, biology, psychology, and technology. Twyla recently completed her Master of Fine Arts degree in sculpture and ceramics at Concordia University (Montréal, QC) and has relocated to Estevan, SK to curate the Souris Valley Museum.