Critical Writing Index

Five who make a difference

by Marilyn Smulders

The Sunday Daily News, Sept. 26, 1993, p. 38

This article discusses the exhibition Terra Firma: Five Immigrant Artists in Nova Scotia. The five artists featured in the exhibition are Robert Frank, June Leaf, David Askevold, Gerald Ferguson and Walter Ostrom. These artists all moved to Halifax from large American cities in the late 1960s. The article looks at the personal circumstances of the immigrant artists and the impact they have had on art in Halifax.

ITEM 1993.093 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Once Upon a Time in the EastDavid Askevold