Simard, Joseph-Elie

Born: 1917

Joseph-Elie Simard. Sculptor. Wood carver. Grande-Baie, Quebec. Active mid 20th century.

Joseph-Elie Simard made  naive painted carvings of people, birds, fish and animals. He also made relief carvings. He was not known to sign his work. Simard was first mentioned in Les Patenteux du Quebec.

(Ref: Les Patenteux du Qubec. Louise de Grosbois, Raymonde Lamothe and Lise Nantel, Les Editions Parti Pris, Montreal, 1978.)