Diana Thorneycroft b. 1956
Diana Thorneycroft is an artist based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She has exhibited internationally, and her work can be found in noteworthy public collections such as the National Gallery of Canada, the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Winnipeg Art Gallery, the Art Gallery of Alberta, the Canadian Museum of Civilization, the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, the Royal Bank of Canada, the Bank of Montreal, and TD Bank. Thorneycroft has won numerous awards, including an Assistance to Visual Arts Long-term Grant from the Canada Council, several Senior Arts Grants from the Manitoba Arts Council and a Fleck Fellowship from the Banff Centre for the Arts. Thorneycroft's photography was featured in the 2002 Phaidon Press publication, Blink, which presented the work of 100 rising stars in photography.
Shuvinai Ashoona was born in 1961 in Cape Dorset, NU. Her imaginative and evocative drawings take a personal look at complex realities of contemporary Inuit life , histories of traditional spirituality versus organized religion and the influence of North American culture on a population that has experienced a dramatic change of lifestyle and culture in a single generation.
Ernestine Tahedl R.C.A. O.S.A
Ernestine Tahedl was born and educated in Austria and received a Master's Degree in graphic art from the Vienna Academy of Applied Arts. Following graduation in 1961, she collaborated with her father, Professor Heinrich Tahedl, in the design and execution of stained glass commissions until she immigrated to Canada in 1963. Her work is represented in public, corporate and private collections and galleries in Canada, United States, France, Switzerland, Austria, and Japan.