Eugene Sioui

Born: Active mid 20th century.

Eugene Sioui. Sculptor. Woodcarver. Ancienne-Lorette, Quebec. Active mid 20th century.

Eugene Sioui made flat-plane carvings of people, always painted. He carved people in traditional Quebec dress and also carvings of indigenous people. He usually signed his work in script on the bottom of the base and he signed most often “E. Sioui. His carvings were often very elegant and well painted. Eugene Sioui’s carvings were sold in Saint-Jean-Port-Joli as well as souvenir shops and galleries throughout Quebec in the 1930’s and ’40’s. Eugene Sioui was an aboriginal Canadian. His tribal affiliation was Huron and he often put that on his mark (see below).

 

Two carvings by Eugene Sioui:

Eugene Sioui. Quebec City. Pair of figural Quebec flat-plane carvings. 1950's.

Eugene Sioui. Quebec City. Pair of figural Quebec flat-plane carvings. 1950’s.

The marks of Eugene Sioui:

Eugene Sioui. His mark in script.

Eugene Sioui. His mark in script.

With a stamp and the Huron mark:

Eugene Sioui.Quebec City. Pair of figural Quebec flat-plane carvings. 1950's. His mark.

Eugene Sioui.Quebec City. Pair of figural Quebec flat-plane carvings. 1950’s. His mark.