Bretta Gerecke is a Set Costume and Lighting Designer who is based in Canada and London and works internationally. She has a Bachelor degree in Interior Design and a Masters degree in Fine Arts Theatre Design. She is the resident designer at Catalyst Theatre where she has designed 16 world premieres which have toured globally including New York, London, Edinburgh and Toronto. She is the recipient of over twenty-five awards for Set, Lighting and Costume Design; The Enbridge Award for Best Emerging Artist; The Global Women of Vision Award; and Edmonton’s Top 40 Under 40. She has recently illustrated her first children's book, and she is representing Canada this year in Prague at the Scenography Quadrennial and in Moscow for the exhibit Costume at the Turn of the Century 1990–2015. Bretta designed a summer home on Devil’s Lake, Alberta, is a marathon runner and continues her work as an Archaeological Illustrator.