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Noteworthy Artists That Aren’t Regularly Available To Our Gallery

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Noteworthy Artists That Aren’t Regularly Available To Our Gallery

Down To Earth Art Gallery has or have had original paintings by a truly impressive list of artists. This list is outside of the artists that we exhibited regularly or periodically over our 22 years. Sometimes it has only been one painting by a particular artist, other times we have been fortunate enough to have multiple pieces by the same artist. All are very collectible, most come to us from people downsizing their lives, or clients simply changing up their private collections. We always require good provenance with any artwork so our customers can be confident with their purchases. The list is always changing on our Noteworthy section of our website, so check it out often. If you are looking for a particular artist’s work, let us know, we’ll keep an eye out there for you. The paintings don’t always make it to our website, sometimes they are spoken for as soon as we get them.

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"Sailboats" by Joe Norris

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$6,000.00 Cdn
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Original oil on canvas by one of the best known folk artists in the country, measuring 36 x 24 inches, 39 x 27 outside of the frame.

JOSEPH NORRIS
(1924 - 1996)

Joe Norris is described as "the Dean of Nova Scotia folk painters" and "the Matisse of folk art". Joe spent most of his life in the small hamlet of Lower Prospect, Nova Scotia. After working in the fishing and construction trades, Joe Norris started painting when a severe heart attack forced him into early retirement in 1972. By 1975, when he was "discovered" by antique dealer Chris Huntington, he was selling paintings to local people and to the occasional tourist. His work includes painted chairs, tables and chests as well as paintings, and is found in the collections of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, the National Gallery of Canada, the Canadian Museum of Civilization, and in many corporate and private art collections throughout North America. A hardcover book, Joe Norris - Painted Visions of Nova Scotia, was published in 2000, in conjunction with a retrospective of his work which toured Canada between November, 2000 and March, 2003.

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Some names of Noteworthy Artists not regularly available to our gallery that we have or have had.

 

  • Norval Morrisseau 1932-2007 (Creator of the Woodland style of art)
  • Franz Johnston 1888 -1949 (original member of the Group of Seven)
  • Arthur Lismer 1885-1969 (Original Member of The Group of Seven)
  • A.J. Casson 1898-1992 (Became a member of The Group of Seven in 1926)
  • J. W. Beatty 1869-1941 ( Significant figure in Canadian art history, taught A.Y. Jackson)
  • Maud Lewis 1903-1970 (Folk Artist)
  • Everett Lewis 1893-1979 (Maud’s husband)
  • Joe Norris (Folk Artist)
  • Charlie Norris (Brother to Joe)
  • William Winter
  • Joseph Purcell
  • Tom Forrestall
  • William DeGarthe
  • Anthony Law
  • John Cook
  • Trudy Doyle
  • Charles Beauregarde
  • Charles Hannaford
  • Al Chaddock
  • Steven Rhude
  • Fred Trask
  • Duke Redbird
  • Heather Lawson (Stonemason)
  • Peter Rankin
  • Leon Dolice
  • James G. Tyler, 1855-1931
  • Arthur Lloy, 1929-1986
  • Frederick Arthur Verner, 1836-1928

 

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Impressionist
Wilda Kaiser
Landscapes and Seascapes
Bill Rogers
Watercolor and Oil
Cori MacInnis
Watercolors
Darren Julian
Mi’kmaq Artist
Canadian Inuit Carvings
Carvings
Bonnie Brugger
Glass Art