Marian Penner Bancroft
Born in British Columbia, MARIAN PENNER BANCROFT lives and works in Vancouver. Educated at the University of British Columbia, The Vancouver School of Art (now Emily Carr University of Art+Design) and Ryerson Polytechnical Institute (now Ryerson University), she is an associate professor at the Emily Carr University of Art+Design. Her work has been exhibited and collected internationally and across Canada, most recently at the Vancouver Art Gallery in a solo exhibition entitled “Spiritlands:t/here: Selected Photo Works 1975–2000” for which there is a catalogue. She is the recipient of the 2012 Audain Prize for the Visual Arts for lifetime achievement and is represented by Republic Gallery in Vancouver.