Sumner Foster

Born: Active early 20th century.

Sumner Foster. Sculptor. Woodcarver. Port George, Nova Scotia. Active early 20th century.

Sumner Foster was known as a carver of painted primitive works in paint; including a carving of a man on a horse drawn wagon. He was cited in Elwood’s book on Nova Scotia Folk Art.


Ref: Marie Elwood. Folk Art of Nova Scotia. Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. Halifax. 1976.

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