Joyce McComisky

An early relief carving by Joyce McComisky of two Raccoon kits at play. It measures about 11 inches in diameter and is signed and dated 1992 on the reverse. It is carved and painted White Pine.     $125.00                                                                                                A primitive and naive artist, Joyce McComisky began carving in the third part of the last century. She carved birds and animals in relief carvings and eventually began painting, participating for some time in the Lunenburg festival of folk art. She lives in Charlesville, Nova Scotia.

Joyce McComisky. Charlesville, Nova Scotia. Relief carving of young Raccoons.

Joyce McComisky. Charlesville, Nova Scotia. Relief carving of young Raccoons.

Joyce McComisky. Detail of Young Raccoons.

Joyce McComisky. Detail of Young Raccoons.