Anne Pratt

Anne Pratt is a retired communications professional living where she grew up, in Salmonier, Newfoundland. She has enjoyed a lifelong connection to and interest in the visual arts in Newfoundland and Labrador.  For over ten years, Anne (aka Anne Lamar) wrote art commentary and reviews for local print and broadcast media. More recently, Anne’s writing has appeared in Canadian Art and Momus online. A professional communicator with government and public institutions for 25 years, Anne has a particular interest in artists’ copyright, managing royalties and protecting the integrity of original works in a world of fakes. She is also interested in the role of the arts in the development of tourism “product” and how that affects authenticity. 

Anne is an avid traveller with a deep commitment to eating as many varieties of bread as the world can invent. With the exception of a single painting left unfinished since 1977, Anne does not paint or draw.