Folk Art 4

The DesBrisay Museum's Folk Art collection is one of the largest and most diverse in all of Nova Scotia, possessing an array of styles, cultural influences, and historical contexts.

We also have the definitive collection of Lunenburg County Folk Art, much of which is rooted in the heritage of the Foreign Protestant population that colonized the region during the latter half of the 18th century.

Our folk artist collection includes:
George Acker
Garfield Campbell
Wilfred Croft
Walter Cross
Ellison Eagles
Wesley Hubley
Eddie Mandaggio
William Mansfield
Bradford Naugler
Leo Naugler
Ransford Naugler
"Tubby" Oickle
Bradford Russell
Carroll Slauenwhite
Douglas Stewart
Ronald Strum
Norman Veinott
Charles Westhaver
Oran Wentzell
Harry Wile
James Zwicker