'My love to create started from a young age...'
Ciara Jayne Linteau was born in Calgary, Alberta. Relocated to Fort McMurray, Ciara was an active member of the Fort McMurray Ceramic Guild where she taught ceramic courses and completed a Diploma in Business Administration from Keyano College. In 2008, Ciara graduated from the Alberta College of Art and Design (ACAD) in Calgary, Alberta, obtaining a B.F.A. While at ACAD, Ciara participated in an exchange program to study at Sydney College of Art in Sydney, Australia. Currently living in Banff, Alberta, Ciara participated in a Visual Arts Self Directed Residency (BAiR Banff Artist in Residence) at the Banff Centre from 2008 – 2016, during this time she also taught community ceramic classes. Ciara is currently studying Cultural Resource Management and Collection Management from University of Victoria. Her work can be found in public and private collections in Canada, Australia and the United States, including The Sir Elton John Collection and Alberta Foundation of Art.