Should you find yourself in Halifax, be sure to visit Maud Lewis’ Painted House, permanently on display at the Nova Scotia Art Gallery. View photos and read about the history of the Painted House at the link below: https://www.artgalleryofnovascotia.ca/exhibitions/maud-lewis-gallery/
Maud Lewis expert, Lance Woolaver, recently published a 500-page biography on the artist. This book provides a lens into the dark, impoverished life of Nova Scotia’s most notable folk artist. Copies are available at both Mayberry Fine Art locations and retail for $40 + GST.
Winnipeg Free Press talks to Bill Mayberry about Maud! Click here to read
“The movie Maudie, a fictionalized drama about the life of folk artist Maud Lewis and her husband Everett Lewis, is helping drive up prices for her colourful, rural paintings, says Winnipeg art dealer Bill Mayberry. When a painting was created, what it depicts and how it’s survived over time all determine value…” Click to read more […]
CBC’s November 25, 1965 short documentary put Maud Lewis’ tiny little house on the map and her popularity soared. Click on the link to see the 14 minute piece on Maud Lewis. CBC Archival Footage of Maud Lewis