Artist and home:
Peter Blais Petite Riviere NS
Background & Occupation:
Born Ottawa 1949 Graduate Carleton University Long career in the theatre, film and television as actor and theatre designer 1969 – 1996
Artist Inspiration & Influence:
An interest from childhood and encouragement early on to pursue a professional career in the arts
Art Methods & Techniques:
Creating pieces for the NS Folk Art Festival over a period of ten years – I attempted for each show to work with new materials – sometimes acrylic on canvas, other times work with tin, wood and papier mache. Worked very hard not to repeat myself and to off something new each Festival.
What memorable responses have you had to your work?
Best responses are always laughter – involuntary and out loud.