‘Bill’ William Kerr

Bill Kerr. Sculptor. Kingston. Ontario. Active mid-20th century. William Kerr was a primitive sculptor of people, especially ‘characters’;  from life, comic strips and situations. And even of himself as ‘the wood carver’. Many of his works were stained and varnished and some were painted in strong and bright ‘as found’ colors; usually a high gloss oil-based house paint. His work was powerful and could be very tongue in cheek at times. His work was never sold during his life time. He died at the turn of the century (1999).

Shown is the Billboard Carving with his sign:

Carved 1975-1985.                                                                        SOLD

Bill Kerr. Sculptor. Kingston, Ontario. Carving of the Billboard Man.

Bill Kerr. Sculptor. Kingston, Ontario. Carving of the Billboard Man.