Adrienne Spier is a multidisciplinary artist who works with discarded and unwanted materials. Spier received an MFA from Concordia University, completed the Independent Studio Program at the Toronto School of Art, and has a BA in Fine Art from the University of Guelph. Her work has been exhibited in Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City, Calgary, Rouyn-Noranda, Guelph, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and Berlin, Germany. She has taken part in numerous residencies in both Ontario and Quebec, including the Hamilton Artists Inc. Cotton Factory Residency. She is the recipient of various awards from the Ontario Arts Council, Canada Council for the Arts and Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec. Spier currently lives and works in Guelph, Ontario.