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Our Maud

The Life, Art and Legacy of Maud Lewis

by Ray Cronin

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Our Maud: The Life, Art and Legacy of Maud Lewis tells the story of Maud's life, and traces her impact on Nova Scotia, her fame, the saving of her painted house, and the Nova Scotia folk art renaissance sparked by her example. The book looks at how Maud Lewis has become a role model for children with juvenile arthritis, her posthumous role in the creation of Atlantic Canada's largest art museum, and how her story has become known around the world, culminating in the hit feature film Maudie starring Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke.

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Ray Cronin is a graduate of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (BFA) and the University of Windsor (MFA). Cronin is director and CEO of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, where he has held various posts since 2001, including curator of contemporary art and founding curator of the Sobey Art Award. The author of several catalogue essays and numerous articles for Canadian and American art magazines, in 2000 he received the Christina Sabat Award for Critical Review in the Arts. His recent and upcoming curatorial projects include survey exhibitions of the work of Thierry Delva, Nancy Edell, Chris Hanson and Hendrika Sonnenberg, as well as the nationally touring exhibitions Graeme Patterson: Woodrow and Arena: The Art of Hockey.
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