Larry Fancy

Born: 1951

Larry Fancy. Sculptor. Woodcarver. Milton, Nova Scotia. Active 1980’s – .

Larry Fancy carves people in all sizes and shapes as well as  animals and birds. Always in paint and he signs his work.

Larry Fancy’s influences were  watching his father, Raymond Fancy and their  neighbour Ralph Boutilier make art. They inspired him to make his own. He uses bright primary colours.


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

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