Born in Montréal, Quebec in 1896. Died in the same city in 1971. Anne Savage studied at the Art Association of Montreal from 1914 to 1918 with William Brymner and Maurice Cullen. She spent 1920 in Minneapolis, where she studied at the Minneapolis School of Design. After returning to Montréal in 1921, she joined the Beaver Hall Group. The following year, she began a career as a teacher, giving courses at the Commercial and Technical School in Montréal, and at Byng High School, where she taught until 1948. In 1937, she introduced art courses for children at the Art Association of Montreal. She also taught art education at McGill University from 1954 to 1959. During her teaching years, she spent her summers painting. Her innovative and excellent teaching earned her the admiration and recognition of her peers and students throughout her life.

The Plough - 1931-1933, oil on canvas. The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
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