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Festival Welcome Piece 2008
Title - 2008 Festival Poster Piece
Artist - Garfield Campbell

Description -  This wood carving was the welcome and poster carving for the 2008 Lunenburg Folk Art Festival. Signed by the artist and dated 2008 with the inscription "20th Annual Folk Art Festival".

Dimensions (inches) -  9h x 12w x 6d    Weight 1 lbs

Item#  cg01

About the artist - Garfield Campbell grew up on a farm in PEI. While in his 20's he served in the army during WWII. After the war he returned to Nova Scotia. He married at age 65 and his wife, Verbena, painted his carvings. His carvings of people are all finely executed and painted.