Born in Montreal, Quebec, Jocelyn Barrabel Segal received her Bachelor of Interior Design (1978) and Bachelor of Fine Art Honours in Printmaking (1983) at the University of Manitoba. She continued her studies at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA, graduating with a Master of Fine Art in Printmaking (1986). She portrays elements of unique landscapes in her work, coupled with the concept of constant state of flux. She has taught a variety of printmaking classes and has received many awards and honours for her lithography, including a major Canada Council grant, Manitoba Arts Council Awards scholarships from the Banff Centre for the Arts, and first prize in many Air Canada art shows. Exhibited nationally and internationally, her work can be found in private and public collections in Canada, the United States, Europe, Bermuda, New Zealand and Asia. Barrable Segal currently creates at Malaspina Printmaking Society on Granville Island in Vancouver.