Betty Spackman, MFA, is a multi media installation artist and painter who has exhibited internationally, and taught Studio Art at various Universities in Canada and the United States for 15 years. Her work most often focuses on cultural objects and the stories connected to them. She is author of A Profound Weakness: Christians and Kitsch. She is currently working on a 3000 sq. ft. installation entitled: “FOUND WANTING, a Multimedia Installation Regarding Grief and Gratitude.” This project is built around a large collection of animal bones and addresses, among other things, issues of sustainability and animal/human relations. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.