The Nova Scotia Folk Art Festival is an annual event in Lunenberg, in Nova Scotia. This event offers nova-scotian folk art artist, an opportunity to exhibit and sell their art form. Folk art is a decorative form of art that characterized itself by a naive style. Classical art rules such as proportions or perspective are set aside. The artwork that was used on this poster is by a Nova Scotia artist called Douglas Dorken. He is a sculptor who specialize in carved, painted wood.