Mary Porter is a Toronto-based artist and arts educator originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia. Her interdisciplinary practice is rooted in painting and drawing and in recent years has expanded to include photo-based stop-motion animation. Her work has been exhibited and screened across Canada and the United States. She holds a BFA from NSCAD, an MFA from York University, and a BEd from the University of Toronto. Having a strong interest in contemporary arts education, she has worked as an instructor in varied settings including OCAD University, Sheridan College, and the Living Arts Centre. She has received support from the Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto Arts Council, and SSHRC.

For more information, please see her CV(PDF).