VIDEO: Maud Lewis Talks Making and Selling Artwork (1965)

Back in 1965, the price of painting supplies starting going up in Nova Scotia. Naturally, when selling her work, Maud Lewis had to raise the prices of her artwork by 50 cents from $4.50 to $5.00 for a painting. Her artwork currently sells for tens of thousands of dollars.

“As long as I got a brush in front of me I’m alright.”

Maud Lewis

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An artist/curator of outsider art and folk artwork, specializing in the marketing, buying and selling, promoting, educating, and storytelling of non-conforming artists.

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