Dr. Laura Brandon (Ottawa, ON) is a freelance writer, curator and lecturer specializing in international and Canadian war art. From 1992 to 2015, she was Curator of War Art at the Canadian War Museum. She is currently an adjunct research professor in the School for Studies in Art and Culture at Carleton University in Ottawa, and is a research associate at the Canadian War Museum. She is co-author of Canvas of War: Painting the Canadian Experience (2000) and is currently completing a book on the Group of Seven and war. She was appointed to the Order of Canada in 2015.