KRISTA COMEAU GREW UP IN DARTMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA. SHE ATTENDED NSCAD UNIVERSITY TO PURSUE DRAWING AND PAINTING AND EMERGED ON THE OTHER SIDE WITH A MAJOR IN PHOTOGRAPHY. ART & PHOTO HISTORY, CLASSIC PORTRAITURE, CINEMA, FOLKLORE & CLASSIC LITERATURE HAVE BEEN HEAVY INFLUENCES ON HER WORK. HER WORK IS OFTEN NOSTALGIC, DELVING INTO MEMORY, COMING-OF-AGE, AND THE PASSAGE OF TIME.