Valere Filion

Born: 1892

Valere Filion. Sculptor. Woodcarver. Senneterre, Quebec. Active mid 20th century.

Valere Filion was a sculptor and woodcarver. He made wood carvings as well as elaborately carved and inlaid game boards. He also made carved and inlaid walking sticks. He was first recognized in Les Patenteux du Quebec.



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

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

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