John Hummel

Born: 1892  |  Died: 1970

John Hummel. Sculptor. Woodcarver. Maryhill, Ontario. Active mid 20th century.

John Hummel made painted carvings of animals and birds. He was known for his carvings of bird trees. He was collected and shown in the Canadian Museum of Civilization show ‘This Other Eden’. (A link to the Museum site is given below.) John Hummel is also cited in “A Splendid Harvest” 1981.*


*Ref:  Bird and Kobayashi. A Splendid Harvest. Toronto, Van Nostrand Reinholdt. 1981.

Ref: Canadian Centre for Folk Culture Studies. Canadian Museum of Civilization. CCFCS

Ref: A link to the Canadian Museum site and This Other Eden’s  Canadian Folk Art Outdoors: