Tricia Wasney holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Film Studies and a Master of Landscape Architecture degree, both from the University of Manitoba. She has worked in Winnipeg’s art community for many years in various roles of administrator, juror, board member and artist/writer. In May 2002 she was hired to create a public art policy for the City of Winnipeg which was adopted by City Council in September 2003. In January 2004 she was appointed Manager-Public Art and now develops and oversees a steadily growing public art program that includes art commissions, artist residencies and community-based projects.