Our Gift Shop is managed by the Friends of the DesBrisay Museum. We sell a variety of local history and art, books, as well as trinkets and pieces by artisans across Lunenburg County. Learn more about some of our featured artists and writers below. Interested in selling your work at our Gift Shop? For more information contact our Gift Shop Volunteer, Christine Bell, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Born in Newfoundland, Jill Cooper, is creating artwork that captures the energy, movement, and intensity of our ever-shifting world. Learn more by visiting Jill’s website & Facebook page
Judy Cooper designs and creates textile wall art, 3D art as well as wearable art pieces made with textiles, yarn, and threads. Learn more by visiting Judy’s website and Instagram page.
Blue Hive Bees, owned by Philip Arenburg, produces local honey and beeswax candles. Click here to learn more.
David Morison focuses on wheel-thrown functional stoneware in his pottery work.
Anne Morison loves to explore using textiles and making clothes. Visit our Gift Shop to check out her work!
Healing Stones Jewellery, by Karen MacPhail. Handmade jewellery using hand-selected raw and tumbled crystals and gemstones. Visit Karen’s Facebook page to learn more.
Moon Porch Mosaics by Patti Hirtle. Artwork created using discarded and recycled items to bring them a new life. Visit Patti’s Facebook page to learn more.
Through paintings, Wesley uses his passion and imagination to tell his subject’s story. Visit Wesley’s website and Facebook page to learn more.
Greg Van De Moortel
Greg Van De Moortele is an artist from Bridgewater who is invested in creating artworks using a wide range of materials and encompassing many subjects.
Marla Benton is a clay artist and educator living and working from her studio in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia. Visit Marla’s website and Instagram page to learn more.
Bette Veinot uses her family’s history of living by the coast to create artworks featuring treasures from the sea
Linda Hall is a photographer based on the beautiful South Shore of Nova Scotia. Visit Linda’s website and Facebook page to learn more.
Guy Hobbs is an entirely self-taught artist who specializes in wildlife art. Visit Guy’s websiteand Facebook page to learn more.
Gary Smith’s photographic journey is focusing on capturing both the visual and emotional aspects of subjects he encounters.
Richard Novossiltzeff is a photographer with an interest in panorama techniques, and usually concentrates on architecture and interior volumes.
Debbie Smith & Donna Fleming
Debbie Smith and Donna Fleming work together to create Dsquared rug hooking
John Cunningham is a Bridgewater-based author and his stories have appeared in many regional and international magazines. Click here to learn more.
Sandy Emenau is a hobbyist artist from Bridgewater.
Pam Wells is a hobbyist watercolour painter that creates for her own content as she loves escaping into the process.
Veronique Frechette runs Les Bricos à Véro, a small business that focuses on everything macramé. Visit Veronique’s Facebook page to learn more.
Allison Weagle creates handmade Nova Scotian Tartan teddy bears.
Hannah Hicks is an abstract artist looking to spread happiness to everyone. Visit Hannah’s website and Facebook page to learn more.