Bernadette Pratt was born in Germany. She later moved to Holland, Norway and the UK where she earned her Honors Degree in Ceramics at Camberwell College of Art and Design (London). She subsequently immigrated to Canada and currently works from her studio in London, Ontario. Her work has been included in the 5th International Triennial of Silicate Arts, Kecskemét, Hungary in 2017, in the Keramikmuseum, Westerwald, Höhr-Grezhusen, Germany (in 2004, 2005, 2012).
Feature articles about her work can be found in Ceramic Review, Chaos and Calm and Coloring Clay, by Jo Connell, published by A&C. Bernadette also organized, facilitated and co-curated Tags on Cups, featuring 40 Toronto-based graffiti artists, at the Black Cat Gallery in Toronto. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and grants; most recently she was awarded a grant from Craft Ontario to participate in the Muscle Memory Symposium in Kecskemét, Hungary. Closer to home, her work has been carried by Jonathon Bancroft-Snell Gallery since 2001.
M. Bernadette Pratt – (London, ON)