artherstory Archives - Marlene Lowden

BCD#28

Blind Contour Homage #28 – “Sweet Peas” 1911 – Edith Hester Macdonald-Brown Thanks to a frustrating tangle of social, historical, and geographical circumstances, very little is known about the African-Canadian artist, Edith Hester Macdonald-Brown. Born in Nova Scotia in 1880, Macdonald-Brown may have attended art school in Montreal before returning home, where she married William……