Shyra De Souza is an interdisciplinary artist based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She attended the Alberta College of Art & Design where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts with distinction in 2006. She was awarded the 2009/2010 Quickdraw Animation Society Production Scholarship (Calgary), received several art production grants, and has exhibited her work in Canada and the United States. As well as maintaining a broad artistic practice that includes sculpture, installation, and animated film, she has held various board positions with the Untitled Art Society in Calgary, and is a founding member of the Media and Visual Arts Housing Association of Calgary.