Albert Hoto

Born: 1886  |  Died: 1979

Albert Hoto. Sculptor. Woodcarver. Moulton Twp, Ontario. Active mid 20th century.

Albert Hoto was a carver of birds and other wild-life, and farm animals, especially horses and the wagons that they pulled. In his life time he gained considerable renown in the Niagara area for his carvings.  Albert Hoto had great range in his work and his carvings were always full of detail and well painted.



Ref: Sherman. Celebration, The Marjorie Larmon Coillection. Art Gallery of Windsor. 1982.

Ref: Blake McKendry, An Illustrated Companion to Canadian Folk Art (1999).

Ref: Twas Ever ThusRobert McLaughlin Gallery. Price Collection of Folk Art. Toronto. 1979.

Ref: Kobayashi/Bird, A Compendium of Canadian Folk Artists (1985).