Clayton Devine

Born: 1911  |  Died: 1981

Clayton Devine. Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Sculptor. Painter. Active mid 20th century.

Clayton Devine worked with mixed media often with ‘as found’ materials. He made naive paintings of local subjects and landscapes. He also made  carvings of people, birds and oxen. Mr. Devine stopped producing works in the late 1970’s.


Ref: Canadian Antiques and Art Review. 1980 and 1981.

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

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

Ref: Anne Sutherland and Zalman Amit. The Sutherland/Amit Collection. Smith Falls, Ont. 1994.