I had to share this inspirational story of this incredible artist, Maud Lewis. It would be so much fun not just to paint your house, but really paint it.
Best wishes, Rowena
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Born Maud Dowley in March 1903 is South Ohio, Nova Scotia, Maud Lewis was one of Canada’s best-known folk artists.
Lewis who was severely hampered by advanced arthritis from birth, spent most of her adult life living in poverty with her husband Everett. For over three decades the couple lived together in his one-room shack in rural Nova Scotia without electricity or running water.
To make money Maud sold her paintings from their roadside home to tourists and passersby for about $5.00 each, and never more than…
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