Marian Penner Bancroft is an Associate Professor in Visual Art and Material Practices / Photography. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and can be found in a number of collections including those of the Vancouver Art Gallery and the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography in Ottawa. Recent exhibitions have been at the Canadian Cultural Centre in Paris and Republic Gallery in Vancouver. Current interests are the intersections and overlaps amongst issues related to history and its objects, the uses and representations of landscape, and the family. Her work periodically includes text, sound, drawing and sculpture. She is represented by Republic Gallery in Vancouver. Marian studied at the University of British Columbia, the Vancouver School of Art (now ECUAD) and Ryerson Polytechnical Institute in Toronto. She has also taught at Simon Fraser University and the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.