Monday, May 05, 2014

"Maudified" Houses about Yarmouth Town

Maud Lewis was born in 1903 in South Ohio and later lived on Hawthorn Street in Yarmouth before moving to the Digby area in her 30s. She died in 1970.
You must have seen at least a couple of the small houses around town.

Here's a list of where they are so far, and the artists and sponsors.

  • Ocean Breeze Estates – Haley and Forest Street – Artist – Dave Gorman – Sponsor-Ocean Breeze Estates
  • Mariner’s Centre – Artist – Roy Mandell – Sponsor – City Drug, SIP & Every Bloomin’ Thing – House and art supplies donated by Home Hardware.
  • YARC – Parade Street – Artists Gary Stewart & Steve Nickerson – Sponsor – Carl & Nancy Doty
  • County Museum – Artist – Tootsie Emin – Sponsor – Vaughne Assurance Ltd.
  • Town Hall – Artists – Coral and Sydney Fuller – Sponsor – The Town of Yarmouth
  • Visitor’s Information Centre – Artist – Margriet Knubben – Sponsor – web.com
  • Sealed Landers Park – Artist – Ann Marie Clow – Sponsor – Tri –Star
  • Cape Forchu – Artist – Maggie Schmidt – Sponsor – Yarmouth Rug Hooker
Still to come on Wednesday May7th:
  • 1PM – Water Street and Commercial – Artist – Jennie Lamont – Sponsor – Kersen
  • 2:30PM – Alma Square – Artists – The Printmakers – Cecil Day, Ivan Blades, Annie Harding, David Cain & Virginia Stoddard – Sponsors – Jim and Dawn MacLeod & CJLS
  • 4PM – Ferry Terminal – Artists – Plymouth School – Grade 5 & 6 Immersion Class, Nicole Spinney, Teacher, Sponsors – Yarmouth and Area Chamber of Commerce and NSTU