Joseph Bertrend

Born: 1918  |  Died: 2005

Joseph ‘Elmer’ Bertrend. Sculptor. Painter. Woodcarver. Smith Falls, Ontario. Active mid to late 20th century.

Joseph Bertrend was a carver and painter of birds and animals.

C. L. Brewin

Born: Active mid to late 19th century.

C. L. Brewin. Sculptor. Wood carver. Peterborough area. Active mid to late 19th century.

C. L. Brewin made painted carvings of animals, often in situations. He signed and dated his work and usually numbered them.

‘The Standoff’ bt C. L. Brewin:

C. L. Brewin. Standoff.

C. L. Brewin. Standoff.

C. L. Brewin. His Mark:

C. L. Brewin. Standoff.  His mark.

C. L. Brewin. Standoff. His mark.

James Jamieson

Born: Active 1960's - .

James Jamieson. Sculptor. Painter. Woodcarver. Middleport, Ontario. Active 1960’s – .

James Jamieson a naive painter and carver of birds and animals as well as relief carved wall plaques.

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

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

John Hummel

Born: 1892  |  Died: 1970

John Hummel. Sculptor. Woodcarver. Maryhill, Ontario. Active mid 20th century.

John Hummel made painted carvings of animals and birds. He was known for his carvings of bird trees. He was collected and shown in the Canadian Museum of Civilization show ‘This Other Eden’. (A link to the Museum site is given below.) John Hummel is also cited in “A Splendid Harvest” 1981.*

 

*Ref:  Bird and Kobayashi. A Splendid Harvest. Toronto, Van Nostrand Reinholdt. 1981.

Ref: Canadian Centre for Folk Culture Studies. Canadian Museum of Civilization. CCFCS

Ref: A link to the Canadian Museum site and This Other Eden’s  Canadian Folk Art Outdoors:

http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/arts/eden/edout01e.shtml

Charlie Hilton

Died: 1910

Charlie Hilton. Sculptor. Woodcarver. Decoy maker. Painter. Trenton, Ontario. Active mid 20th century.

Charlie Hilton was a decoy maker. He also is known for his paintings of wildlife and landscapes.

 

Ref: Bernie Gates. Ontario Decoys. The  UpperCanadian. 1982.

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