Rug HookingGérard and Annie-Rose Deveau were rug-hooking artists and pillars of the rug hooking industry in Chéticamp, Cape Breton during the 1970s, 80s, and 90s.
Seaside landscape by Annie-Rose and Gérard Deveau
In Conversation, Rug Hooking, Andrea Tsang Jackson
01 Annie-Rose Deveau & Rug Hooking at Chéticamp
02 The Chéticamp style
03 Annie-Rose’s “tapis fous” or “crazy rugs”
The family of Gérard and Annie-Rose Deveau granted Andrea permission to tell their story in this way.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Andrea Tsang Jackson is a Canadian-born visual artist of Chinese descent based in Kjipuktuk / Halifax, Nova Scotia. Her work takes the traditional craft medium of quilting and applies it to a contemporary context.
This project is possible with the participation of many people who offered their time, knowledge, and collaboration.