Alisdair MacRae, an artist working in sculpture and installation, was born in 1974 in Dawson Creek, BC and raised in Victoria. In 2002, he received an MFA from the Milton Avery Graduate School at Bard College, New York, complementing his 1998 BFA from the University of Victoria. In 2010, he became a candidate in the graduate program for Art History at Carleton University.

MacRae uses plans as a starting point for interpretation, examining issues of scale and perspective, as well community and exchange, experienced through a hands-on, do-it-yourself approach that enables social and economical interactions. He has exhibited in group and solo exhibitions in New York City, Halifax, Montréal, Toronto and Vancouver.