FOLK ART

Folk art fosters connections between art and people...
it is art made from the heart and shared.

Art of Craft: 1997: CBC Archives

The 1960s saw a revolution for craft in Canada, as artisans expressed themselves through functional works and collectors came to value the human touch. From...

What is Folk Art?

Folk Art is created by ordinary folks who express what they are feeling in their hearts by creating imaginative things. Often times the expressions they create...

One of Canada’s great artists Maud Lewis, 1965: CBC Archives

In this clip from 1965, watch celebrated Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis at work. Lewis died just five years after this was shot but she...