Laura Harness

Born: 1928

Laura Harness. Painter. Arborfield, Saskatchewan. Active mid-late 20th century.

Born in Alysham, Saskatchewan; Laura Harness painted naive landscapes as well as pictures of her life story. “I paint and sketch our life, happy moments ….and sad times”. She used a variety of media including oils, water colours, charcoal and coloured pencils. She was first cited in Thauberger, 1976.*

Ref: D. Thauberger. Grassroots Saskatchewan. Regina: Norman MacKenzie Art Gallery. 1976.

Ref: Saskatchewan Network for Art Collecting. (Web Site.)

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

Ref: Blake McKendry, An Illustrated Companion to Canadian Folk Art (1999).