Adelard Blouin

Born: 1895

Adelard Blouin. Sculptor. Wood carver. Montreal, Quebec. Active mid 20th century.

Adelard Blouin was a maker of sculptures and automatons using  ‘as found’ materials and colors. He made model railroad engines and airplanes and he often used old sewing machine motors to power his automatons. He was first published in “Les Patenteux du Quebec”.


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 (1999).