Don Boudreau

Born: 1920  |  Died: 2000

Don Boudreau. Sculptor. Painter. Woodcarver. St. Bernards, Nova Scotia. Active late 20th Century.

Don Boudreau was a lumberjack and a woodworker until the mid-1970’s when he also became a wood carver and folk artist. He made life sized carvings of people and whirligigs and animals and birds. Don Boudreau had a fondness for making painted carvings of bathing beauties. He is well published (From the Heart) and is in the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia as well as the Museum of Civilization in Hull, Quebec.


Ref:Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, A Life of Its Own (1997)

Ref:National Museum of Man, From the Heart Folk Art in Canada (1983)

Ref:Kobayashi/Bird, A Compendium of Canadian Folk Artists (1985)

Ref: Canadian Centre for Folklore Studies. Canadian Museum of Civilization.

Ref: Anne Sutherland and Zalman Amit. The Sutherland/Amit Collection. Smith Falls, Ont. 1994.