Maud Lewis, Lighthouse and Ferry at Cape Forchu, Yarmouth County,1960s, Oil on board 31.4 x 33.7 cm. Collection of CFFI Ventures Inc. as collected by John Risley, TL2017.180
Location: 
Yarmouth  
Exhibition

Maud Lewis: as collected by John Risley

Date: 
Friday, 1 December 2017 to Wednesday, 6 June 2018

December 1, 2017 to May 6, 2018
Curator: Sarah Fillmore

John Risley, co-founder of Clearwater Fine Foods has been collecting Maud Lewis’ work on behalf of his company for nearly 20 years. In total, the Collection holds over 200 of Maud’s paintings, including a Paintings For Sale sign which Maud placed in front of her home in Marshalltown, Nova Scotia. Never before shown publicly as a collection, 57 of those paintings will be on display at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia in celebration of the work of this legendary folk artist.

 

Image:  Maud Lewis, Lighthouse and Ferry at Cape Forchu, Yarmouth County,1960s, Oil on board 31.4 x 33.7 cm. Collection of CFFI Ventures Inc. as collected by John Risley, TL2017.180