Lise Beaudry is a Franco-Ontarian artist originally from Earlton, a rural town near the Ontario-Québec border. Now residing in Toronto, Beaudry is a Professor in the Art and Art History program at Sheridan College and the University of Toronto Mississauga. She holds a BFA from Concordia University (1997) and a MFA from York University (2006). Her photographic and video work has been presented across Canada and internationally including Les Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie, Arles (1997), Grant Gallery, Vancouver (1999) ASpace, Toronto (2000), Biennial of Young Artists, Romania (2004), Gallery 44, Toronto (2006), Ice Follies, North Bay (2006), AXENÉO7, Gatineau (2010), Art Gallery of Hamilton (2011), Art Gallery of Mississauga (2012). In 2012, Beaudry won the BMW Exhibition Prize at the Contact Photography Festival.