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Peter Blais

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.​


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