Tyler Durbano holds a BFA from NSCAD University and a BA from Acadia University. He has completed a year-long Studio Residency Program in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, has been a nominee for the BMO 1st Art Award (2013, Atlantic region, NSCAD University)  and has exhibited throughout Nova Scotia and parts of Ontario. He has taught at NSCAD University in the Extended Studies Dept. and has led the W-Edge Programme at the MacLaren Art Centre in Barrie. He currently lives and works in Barrie.