Anna Gaby-Trotz often travels to the most remote places in Canada to examine our relationship to the land. Her current work,Baseline, focuses on climate change and rapidly shifting landscapes. As a queer cis-gendered woman, she has familiarity with being an outsider. Whether working from a riverbank, or in a college or university, Anna believes in the transformative power of art.
After completing her MFA in Printmaking at The University of Alberta, Anna worked in Edmonton at Boyle Street Community Services. Here, she built an inner-city arts program for some of the most marginalized people in Canada. Anna worked as a photographer on a project called Be Our Ally, where she worked with rural youth examining issues of homophobia. She participated as an artist on board the C3 Expedition, where she travelled through waters in British Columbia examining climate change. She is currently working at The University of Guelph as their Print and Digital Technician and teaches at The Ontario College of Art and Design University.