Heather Sayeau received her BFA and BEd from NSCAD University in Halifax in 1981, and has taught Fine & Media Arts at NSCAD since 1999, as well as in the extended studies departments, since 1981. She is well known as an art educator. Her oil paintings deal with landscape, aspects of still life, and the figure. Her studio is in her home in Halifax and she is represented by galleries in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Montreal and Toronto. She has participated in solo and group exhibitions since 1982 and her work appears in public and private collections across Canada and abroad.