Dianne Bos was born in Hamilton, Ontario, received her BFA from Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick, and currently divides her time between the foothills of the Rockies and the Pyrenees. Since 1981, her photographs have been exhi
Sasha first began climbing at 6 years old, in 1998. She has won the World Championships for Female Overall, and has placed Silver in the Bouldering World Championships, as well as Bronze in the Duel.
Sri Lankan-born Dinuk Wijeratne is a JUNO, SOCAN, ECMA, and Masterworks-winning composer, conductor, and pianist, described by The New York Times as “exuberantly creative” and Toronto Star as “an artist who reflects a positive vision of our cultur
Dionne Brand is a renowned poet, novelist, and essayist. Her writing is notable for the beauty of its language, and for its intense engagement with issues of social justice.
Working in sculpture, print, drawing, artist books, installation, advertising, video, and most recently film, Divya Mehra is known for her meticulous attention to the interaction of form, medium, and site.
Senior Playwright in Residence
Djanet Sears is one of the leading African Canadian writers for the stage. She is a playwright, director, and educator and is the recipient of Canada’s highest literary honour for dramatic writing: the Governor General’s Literary Award.
Opera 2017 Participant
Dominica Greene was born and raised in Upland, California. She attended the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts and during her senior year, received an Honorable Mention in Modern Dance from the National Young Arts Foundation.
Grammy Award winner Don Henry has written songs recorded by legends Ray Charles and Patti Page to young hit makers Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert.
Don McIntyre is Ojibway of the Wolf Clan from Timiskaming First Nation. Don is an Assistant Professor at the University of Lethbridge in the Dhillon Business School.
Chairman of RvC inc., Real Value CEO Club
Panel: Show me the Money
Panel: It's a Wrap - Summit Review
Don Paré’s passion is to mentor entrepreneurs towards success. He has a consistent track record that both investors and entrepreneurs have come to rely upon. He is a Keynote Speaker on strategic planning and evolving funding modalities.
Donald Lee has been an involved in photography for over 30 years, both as a working professional photographer and as an educator/facilitator.
Donna Kennedy-Glans LLB, QC
Member - Governance and Nominating Committee
Calgary | Governor since August 2019
Over a 35-year career in Alberta, Donna has worked as a politician; published author; energy expert & lawyer in the private sector; and founder & executive director of a non-profit.
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is located on the lands of Treaty 7 territory. We acknowledge the past, present, and future generations of Stoney Nakoda, Blackfoot, and Tsuut’ina Nations who help us steward this land, as well as honour and celebrate this place.