Victoria Ward is a rural based painter and writer. In the 1990s Ward was a professional playwright in Toronto and worked with some of the most innovative companies in Canada; DNA Theatre, Crow’s Theatre, Buddies in Bad Times and Autumn Leaf Performance. She was part of a sketch comedy troupe that toured across Canada, has produced and written two one person theatre works and written a libretto for an opera. She is now primarily a painter and has had over 40 art exhibitions across Canada and the UK. Along with her partner painter Gary Blundell, Ward has created community/art projects in Cobalt, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Orillia, Minden, Norfolk County and Toronto and exhibited at most regional galleries in Ontario. Ward’s work is in private collections in Canada, the US, India and Ireland.