| Born 1960, British Columbia
Grace Murao is a printmaker who was actively exhibiting work in the 1980s and early 1990s. Born in British Columbia, she received her BFA from the University of British Columbia in 1984, and her MFA at the University of Calgary in 1986. Later moving to Toronto, she showed her work in solo and group shows in Calgary, Vancouver, and Toronto, as well as being part of a group show at the National Gallery of Soviet Estonia, Interaction, in 1988.
Her work is part of major collections such as the Canada Council Art Bank and the National Library of Canada, and she has received awards from the Canada Council, Strathmore Paper Company, and Alberta Printmakers. She also worked as a technician and faculty associate for the printmaking department of the Ontario College of Art. In 1997, she completed her Masters of Education at Brock University with the thesis Charting the Territory: How Female Artist/Teachers Balance their Artistic Practice with their Institutional Responsibilities as Teachers.