Martha Eleen graduated with honours in painting from Emily Carr College of Art in Vancouver, 1984. Her paintings have been exhibited in public galleries in Canada and Mexico and are in private and public collections. Her recent series of paintings, a work in progress, Into The (905); The View From a Car evokes the moving gaze of the commuter passing through the suburban landscape. The next stage of this work will be an intimate portrait of a community in the suburbs: the people, interiors and surrounding landscape . In the spring of 2006, Eleen will be Artist in Residence at Peace Village, an Ahmadiyya Muslim subdivision outside Toronto . As well, she has recently returned from Pouch Cove Artist Residency in Newfoundland. Eleen teaches painting and drawing at Toronto School of Art.