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Christopher Pratt

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John Christopher Pratt (December 9, 1935 – June 5, 2022) was among Canada's most prominent painters and printmakers. In addition to a body of highly acclaimed paintings, prints, drawings and writing, he designed the flag of Newfoundland and Labrador. Early life and education Pratt was born in St. John's, Newfoundland, on December 9, 1935. He first started painting watercolours in 1952 and won the provincial government's Arts and Letters Competition for his piece titled Shed in a Storm. He initially studied pre-engineering at Memorial University of Newfoundland in the autumn of 1952 before relocating to New Brunswick the following year to study pre-medicine at Mount Allison University. However, he quickly became interested in Fine Arts, especially painting. He was encouraged to paint by Lawren P. Harris and Alex Colville. From 1957 to 1959, Pratt studied at the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland. During
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