Lorne Reid

Born: 1954  |  Died: 1991

Lorne Reid. Painter. Sculptor. Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Active mid to late 2oth century.

Lorne Reid was the Co-founder (with David Stephens) of the Nova Scotia Folk Art Festival. Mr. Reid was a major young naive artist when he died at the age of 38. His color pallet was astonishing and his work was transcendent.

Ref: A joyous Vision-Contemporary Folk Art in Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Folk Art Festival Society. See the Resources page for a more complete list of references.