Diana Thorneycroft is a Winnipeg artist who has exhibited various bodies of work across Canada, the United States and Europe, as well as in Moscow, Tokyo and Sydney. She is the recipient of numerous awards including the 2016 Manitoba Arts Award of Distinction, 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 is perhaps best known for her photographic work depicting facets of Canadian identity. Some of the work is humorous, sometimes dark, frequently both. From 2007- 2014, she completed four series: The Canadiana Martyrdom Series, Group of Seven Awkward Moments, A People's History and Canadians and Americans (best friends forever... it's complicated)). Canadian Art Magazine selected the Group of Seven Awkward Moments as one of The Top 10 Exhibitions of 2008.
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Tascona explored and exploited the manipulative possibilities of industrial materials, appropriating their visual and practical elements and combining them with a graphic sensibility.