Andre Deschenes

Born: Active mid 20th century.

Andre Deschenes. Sculptor. Woodcarver. Saint-Hilarion, Quebec. Active mid 20th century.

Andre Deschenes filled his yard in Charlevoix with bird houses, models of wind mills and concrete sculptures of exotic and domestic animals. All in bright primary paints. He was first mentioned in Les Patenteux.


Ref: Les Patenteux du Qubec. Louise de Grosbois, Raymonde Lamothe and Lise Nantel, Les Editions Parti Pris, Montreal, 1978.


Ref: Blake McKendry, An Illustrated Companion to Canadian Folk Art (1998).