Ellison Eagles

Born: 1912  |  Died: 1976

Ellison Eagles. Sculptor. Woodcarver.  North River (Lunenburg), Nova Scotia.Active mid 20th century.

Ellison Eagles made carved and painted primitive works of people and their activities. He also carved animals, birds and made sculptures and assemblies for his yard.


Ref: Marie Elwood. Folk Art of Nova Scotia. Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. Halifax. 1976.

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

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

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