Lynda Shalagan began her training in Vancouver, B.C. taking craft and fine art courses at Capilano College in North Vancouver. She subsequently transferred to the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, N.S. (BFA ’82). At present, Lynda lives in Halifax, teaches art part time at the Sacred Heart School of Halifax and continues her work in painting in her studio/Artz Gallery exhibiting locally and nationally.