Janet Werner was born in Winnipeg and recently moved to Montreal from Saskatoon. She received her BFA from the Maryland Institute (Baltimore) in 1985 and her MFA from Yale University in 1987. Werner's paintings and installations have been shown extensively across Canada in solo and group exhibitions, and her work is included in numerous public and private collections. Her most recent solo shows were at the Art Gallery of Mississauga and at Tableau Vivant Gallery in Toronto. She is represented by Robert Birch Gallery (Toronto).