Patricia Grattan (St. John’s, NL) is a curator, writer and consultant primarily based in St. John’s. From 1983 to 2003 she served as Director and Chief Curator of the Memorial University of Newfoundland Art Gallery. She was also a National Gallery of Canada Research Fellow from 2005 to 2006, examining links between landscape art and the practices and politics of geology in Canada from 1800. She is the author of City Seen: Artists’ Views of St. John’s, 1785–2010, named Newfoundland and Labrador’s best Heritage and History Book of 2013. In 2012, she received the Royal Canadian Academy’s Medal and was inducted into the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council Hall of Honour.