Katherine Lochnan is the AGO's Deputy Director of Research and the R. Fraser Elliott Curator of Prints and Drawings.
"Sometimes a great artist appears just at the point of historical shift and catches the essence of a region and time. . . . The Newfoundland of boats and cod, of mummers and sealers, the brilliant flags, the hoarse voices of foghorns, ice aloof and jagged, the mug-ups and ktichen times, the coffin in the boat have become inseparable from the name of David Blackwood."—Annie Proulx