Tanya Mars is a feminist performance artist who has been actively involved in the Canadian art scene since 1973 and she has done many different things. She has lived and worked in Quebec, Ontario and Nova Scotia. She recently retired from teaching at the University of Toronto Scarborough after 25 years and currently divides her time between Toronto and Shelburne, N.S. where she lives off the grid. She has one daughter and 3 teenage grandsons. She is looking forward to whatever comes next, post-retirement, post-covid-19.