Following his first post-secondary degree in Fine Arts in 1994, he trained as a cabinet-maker and completed an apprenticeship in antique restoration. He was co-founder of a successful furniture design firm, eventually selling his shares in order to further his education.

He earned a BA in philosophy and intellectual history from McGill University in 2007, and an MFA in sculpture from Concordia University in 2011.

In 2012, Ramsay returned to North America following a year in India where he served as a volunteer advisor for childrens’ art programs while his wife conducted academic research.

Bevan Ramsay is a native of Montreal, currently based in Norfolk, Connecticut.