Jean-Paul Dube

Born: 1923

Jean-Paul Dube. Sculptor, Wood carver. New-Carlisle, Gaspe, Quebec. Active mid-20th century.

Mr. Dube was born in Matapedia, Quebec. He studied law and was a Salmon fishing guide on the Matapedia. He began to carve in his spare time (while listening to hockey on the radio) and made carvings of animals, fish and every kind of bird found in the Matapedia valley. His carvings show great detail and color. From feathers to scales and fur. His work is collected throughout North America.


Ref: Un Art Pas Si Bete. Cecile Gelinas, Musee de la Gaspesie, Quebec, 1993.