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Marian Penner Bancroft

Marian Penner Bancroft was born in Chilliwack, British Columbia in 1947. She currently lives and works in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Bancroft has been a practicing artist in Vancouver for over thirty years. She studied 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) in Toronto. National and international exhibitions include those at the Vancouver Art Gallery and at the Centre Culturel Canadien in Paris. She is represented in the collections of the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography (the National Gallery) in Ottawa and the Canada Council Art Bank. In addition to photography, her work has included text, sound, drawing, sculpture and more recently, video. Her current interests are the intersections of the photographic image with history, music and mapping strategies in relation to representations of landscape. Bancroft is an Associate Professor at Emily Carr University, where she has been teaching since 1981. She is a member of the board of Artspeak Gallery and is represented in Vancouver by Republic Gallery.

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