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Purvis Young, Angel Ascension, 1980s

By Purvis Young
Purvis Young, Angel Ascension, 1980s
Purvis Young
Vintage 1980s Folk Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Wood, Paint
A captivating work featuring oil painting on found board by self-taught artist Purvis Young (February 4, 1943-April 20, 2010). The work depicts a scene of an angel ascending to the heav...
Rosemary Ollison Crazy Quilt

By Rosemary Ollison
Rosemary Ollison Crazy Quilt
Rosemary Ollison
2010s Folk Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Textile, Acrylic Paint
Crazy quilt in fabric, thread and acrylic by Rosemary Ollison, 2016. Rosemary Ollison is a self-taught artist who lives in Milwaukee, Wi. She began making art in 1984 and for the next 2...
Tramp Art Jewelry Box with Pincushion Top
Vintage 1940s American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Wood, Mirror
A handcrafted dresser or jewelry box with hinged pincushion lid and applied, chip-carved decoration. The interior with framed mirror on underside of lid and papered in a purple and whit...
Unusual Marquetry Tramp Art Lamp
Vintage 1930s American Craftsman American Outsider and Self Taught Art
A Tramp Art table lamp in the form of a fireplace with a wood marquetry base and mantel. The Chimney holds the light socket and is covered with small stone pebbles. Perfect for country...
Tramp Art Cabinet, Signed by Michael Lavery

By Michael Lavery
Tramp Art Cabinet, Signed by Michael Lavery
Michael Lavery
Late 20th Century American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Wood
Fine and large tramp art cabinet signed 'Michael Lavery' and dated '98' on reverse (shown in Image #9) in whitewash paint. Certainly one of the finest and largest pieces by Lavery on th...
Primitive Memoryware Table

Primitive Memoryware Table
Early 20th Century American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Shell, Wood
An exceptional example of the early 20th century folk craft, this Memoryware side table is embellished with all variety of found-object articles most likely the life-long possessions of...
Old Paint Folk Art Spool Shelf

Old Paint Folk Art Spool Shelf
Antique 19th Century American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Metal, Wood
Wonderful very functional spool shelf. Very well-made, great color.
Americana Folk Art Painted Wood Butler Smoking Stand with Tray

Americana Folk Art Painted Wood Butler Smoking Sta...
Early 20th Century Folk Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Wood
1930s Butler Smoking Stand with Original Paint holding a Wood Tray with a matchbox holder attached--vivid colors, Nicely painted Face--Great Aura. Can be a candy or food tray or busines...
Lee Godie Outsider Art Ink Portrait

By Lee Godie
Lee Godie Outsider Art Ink Portrait
Lee Godie
Late 20th Century Outsider Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Paper
Ink drawing portrait by self-taught Chicago Outsider Artist Lee Godie 1908-1994. Her prolific work is shown in many galleries and museums. Godie would sell her works to patrons on the s...
Lee Godie Outsider Art Ink Portrait

By Lee Godie
Lee Godie Outsider Art Ink Portrait
Lee Godie
Late 20th Century Outsider Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Paper
Ink drawing portrait titled Chicago City Of Plenty by self taught Chicago Outsider Artist Lee Godie 1908-1994. Her prolific work is shown in many galleries and museums. Godie would sell...
Anonymous Abstract Geometric Painted Board
Anonymous Abstract Geometric Painted Board
Vintage 1950s Folk Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Wood
Bold geometric abstract board found in Texas. We have a collection of these boards from an anonymous artist. Painted on recycled cupboard doors, table tops, stool tops and bread boards....
‘Tramp Art’ Frame

‘Tramp Art’ Frame
Early 20th Century American Outsider and Self Taught Art
A very unusual American Folk Art or ‘Tramp Art’ double picture frame comprised of thousands of carved and joined pieces, the whole held together with the joinery alone, without glue or ...
Susan Minot Decoupage Serving Tray

By Susan Minot
Susan Minot Decoupage Serving Tray
Susan Minot
2010s American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Black enameled tin tray with scalloped edges decoupaged by acclaimed author Susan Minot with letters, flowerheads, and other ephemera. Signed on reverse.
W. Beaupre Gold Chain Android Bust

By William Beaupre
W. Beaupre Gold Chain Android Bust
William Beaupre
20th Century Modern American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Other, Beads
Stunning futuristic android bust by W. Beaupre. Bust is embellished with intricate gold chain, pearls and vintage jewelry findings. The attention to detail and craftsmanship is quite re...
Very Rare 18th-19th Century Carved Slave's Mask De...
Antique Early 19th Century Folk Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Glass, Wood
Unusual and very rare carved mask made by a slave, depicting his or her master. Over enhanced facial features are apparent while blue glass eyes distract from the slits where the user w...
Tattoo Flash by Al Orsini

By Al Orsini
Tattoo Flash by Al Orsini
Al Orsini
Vintage 1960s Folk Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Watercolor
Tattoo flash by Al Orsini, Long Beach, California, circa 1960. Signed by the artist. Possibly used as a sign. Watercolor and ink on paper. Work is unframed.
Caricature of Pig Made of Repurposed Jewelry

By I.C. Shepherd
Caricature of Pig Made of Repurposed Jewelry
I.C. Shepherd
2010s American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Metal, Velvet, Wood
This darling pig is made entirely of mostly metal, repurposed costume jewelry. He is adorable down to the twirl of his tail! The pig is mounted on black velvet and has been nicely frame...
Artist Designed Jeweled Caricature of Horse in Wooden Frame
Artist Designed Jeweled Caricature of Horse in Woo...
I.C. Shepherd
2010s American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Metal, Velvet, Wood
Featured is a fabulous horse made entirely of a collection of costume jewelry. The artist has used her creative imagination to design the horse in a massive collection of repurposed obj...
Horse Caricature Made of Assorted Vintage Jewelry

By I.C. Shepherd
Horse Caricature Made of Assorted Vintage Jewelry
I.C. Shepherd
2010s American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Metal, Velvet, Wood
This is a unique one of a kind piece composed of a fabulous variety of costume jewelry. The artist, I. C. Shepherd has used her imagination to repurpose the jewels into the likeness of ...
Terracotta Comic Caricature of a Dog on Wheels
Terracotta Comic Caricature of a Dog on Wheels
20th Century American Outsider and Self Taught Art
A whimsical terracotta Caricature of a dog, or a comic figure. The creatures has three-legs which end in wheels. The head is adjustable. Not signed that we can find. Some glaze loss and...
"Untitled" by Michael Paulson

By Michael Paulson
"Untitled" by Michael Paulson
Michael Paulson
Vintage 1980s American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Paper
Michael Paulson, a California Artist, created woodblock prints and works with cut paper. He received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Whimsical Folk Art Mixed Media Sculpture 'Waiting for Godot' 20th Century Artist
Whimsical Folk Art Mixed Media Sculpture 'Waiting ...
20th Century Folk Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Bronze, Metal, Wood
Man and his dog, what is a more poignant scene! A 20th century bit of whimsy in a charming mixed media sculpture bronze, wood, metal an Inspired image of a man of experience with his f...
Steven Michael Beck Bronze Periwinkle Blue, 2018

By Steven Michael Beck
Steven Michael Beck Bronze Periwinkle Blue, 2018
Steven Michael Beck
21st Century and Contemporary American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Our gallery is proud to represent the very talented film and commercial Director Steven Michael Beck as he creates bronzes mixed with found objects. This bronze it titled "Periwinkle Bl...
Double Stone Head by Ted Ludwiczak

By Ted Ludwiczak
Double Stone Head by Ted Ludwiczak
Ted Ludwiczak
Early 2000s Folk Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Stone
Ted Ludwickzak began carving stone heads after retiring from making hard contact lenses. He began when he needed to repair a stone retaining wall. Seeing what he thought was a face in a...
Welmon Sharlehorne Drawing of Dragon

By Welmon Sharlhorne
Welmon Sharlehorne Drawing of Dragon
Welmon Sharlhorne
1990s Folk Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Paper
Drawing by Welmon Sharlhorne of in imagined dragon with a clock in the body. Sharlhorne is a well known self-taught artist from Louisiana. This is ink on paper matted.
Pen and Ink Drawing by Attilio Crescenti, Self-Taught Artist
Pen and Ink Drawing by Attilio Crescenti, Self-Tau...
Attilio Crescenti
Vintage 1980s Brutalist American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Offered by Zena Kruzick Attilio Crescenti (1925-1987) Untitled Pen and ink drawing Frame size 33" (84 cm) x 27" (68.5 cm) Image size 25" (63.5 cm) x 19" (48.2 cm) Signed: Attili...
American Folk Art Large Wood Carved Male and Female Black Busts Sculptures
American Folk Art Large Wood Carved Male and Femal...
Antique 19th Century Folk Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Wood
A mesmerizing Very Large Powerful poignant pair of Outsider American Folk Art black male and female wood hand carved busts sculpture. Most extraordinary that we have ever seen. To view ...
Terry Turrell Painting "10 Steps From Where You Stand"

By Terry Turrell
Terry Turrell Painting "10 Steps From Where You St...
Terry Turrell
2010s Other American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Plywood
Terry Turrell painting on panel with metal tube edging painted. Terry is a self taught artist living in the North West who often includes the animals he lives with in his paintings.
Folky Carved and Painted Dog by Renowned Artist Frank Finney

By Frank Finney
Folky Carved and Painted Dog by Renowned Artist Fr...
Frank Finney
21st Century and Contemporary Folk Art American Outsider and Self Taught Ar...
Pine
Folk Art dog carved and painted from pine Having an appealing aged surface Measure: 16" x 20" x 5" Frank Finney was born Royland Frank Smith Finney, May 14, 1947 in Cornwall, Engla...
Raymond Materson Alien Girl Sewn from Unraveled Socks

By Raymond Materson
Raymond Materson Alien Girl Sewn from Unraveled So...
Raymond Materson
2010s Folk Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Thread
Raymond Materson taught himself to sew intricate miniature pictures while serving time in prison in Connecticut. By the time he was freed from incarceration he had a one person show at...
Original Tattoo Flash Drawing

Original Tattoo Flash Drawing
20th Century American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Original tattoo flash drawing, circa 1960. Watercolor on paper. Unframed.
Original Tattoo Flash Drawing

Original Tattoo Flash Drawing
20th Century Folk Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Paper
Original tattoo flash drawing, circa 1960. Watercolor on paper. Unframed.
American Art Deco Figurative Soda-Jerk Folk Art Wo...
Vintage 1930s Art Deco American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Brass, Wood
This whimsical American Art Deco outsider art floor standing ashtray features a traditionally garbed soda-jerk bearing a brass ashtray. Both the skillfully detailed matinee-idol face an...
Industrial Brass Benzamin Prop Bell Quack Alarm As...
Antique Early 1900s Industrial American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Brass
Interesting prop, works, very loud, gets hot when run long.
21st Century Large Studded Leather Vessel by Marla Wallerstein
21st Century Large Studded Leather Vessel by Marla...
Unknown
21st Century and Contemporary American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Leather, Metal
21st Century large studded leather vessel by artist Marla Wallerstein. Dramatic and handmade from chocolate colored leather and brass studs. One of kind piece. Custom sizes available up...
Special Tramp Art Box of Drawers

Special Tramp Art Box of Drawers
Antique Late 19th Century Folk Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Wood
An especially sweet four-drawer hand-carved "tramp art" box. The top is decorated with a symbolic heart and arrow, a common design element in Tramp Art. The drawers are embellished with...
Tramp Art Vanity Chest of Drawers with Mirror
Tramp Art Vanity Chest of Drawers with Mirror
Early 20th Century Folk Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
A very unique design jewelry or dressing table hand-carved from wood boxes and crates.
Tramp Art Crown of Thorns Framed Mirror

Tramp Art Crown of Thorns Framed Mirror
Early 20th Century Folk Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
A Crown of Thorns style Tramp Art framed wall mirror. It was made in a layered manner and constructed of cigar-box wood. In this style, the piece of wood was notched together in an inte...
Noche Crist Female Nude Resin Sculpture

By Noche Crist
Noche Crist Female Nude Resin Sculpture
Noche Crist
Vintage 1970s American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Resin
One of a kind nude sculpture by Noche Crist (1909- 2004). Noche Crist was an American artist born in Romania. Sculpture is made from polyester resin. Catalogue of an exhibition in 2008 ...
Ionel Talpazan 'Artist, Visionary and Universe'

By Ionel Talpazan
Ionel Talpazan 'Artist, Visionary and Universe'
Ionel Talpazan
1990s Space Age American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Canvas
Ionel Talpazan (1956-2015) is a self taught artist known for art depicting space and UFOs. This is one of two large paintings that he did to sum up his beliefs about the universe. Ionel...
Pair of Outsider Art Sculptures of a Bicyclist and...
Unknown
Early 20th Century Folk Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Iron
Fabulous pair of hand-forged iron sculptures from a black smith, circa 1900s of man on a bicycle with a cigar and a hunter with his dog, bird and gun. The bicyclist sits on a iron base....
Robert Adale Davis String Goat Sculpture

By Robert Adale Davis
Robert Adale Davis String Goat Sculpture
Robert Adale Davis
2010s Organic Modern American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Robert Adale Davis makes string art among other things. The Texas self-taught artist has combined colored string and cloth with wire and a movers strap to create a fanciful animated goa...
Mid-20th Century Folk Art Figure of the Tin Man from the Wizard of Oz

Mid-20th Century Folk Art Figure of the Tin Man fr...
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Folk Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Tin
A sculptural figure made from tin cans, bottle tops, paint, wire, and rivets. It has moveable joints due to the cans being connected with wire and some rivets. It is a charming collect...
Purvis Young Painting White Horses and Heads

By Purvis Young
Purvis Young Painting White Horses and Heads
Purvis Young
Late 20th Century Folk Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Masonite
Purvis Young (1943-2010) was an acclaimed artist living and working in the Overtown section of Miami. He was discovered as a street artist painting on found material and adhering them t...
20th Century Outsider Art Portrait of an American Soldier

20th Century Outsider Art Portrait of an American ...
Unknown
Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Canvas, Oak
A small oil painting on canvas. It is a naive portrait of an American soldier in uniform. It appears to be framed in a handmade oak frame along with handcrafted pine stretcher bars, and...
Rolled Newspaper Family by Fernandez

Rolled Newspaper Family by Fernandez
Fernandez
Late 20th Century Folk Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
A spectacular group of larger than lifesize sculptures by the artist Fernandez. The sculptures are rolled newspaper painted and lacquered onto resin molds with iron bases. The artist go...
Sam Gant Ghost Space American Primitive Gallery

By Sam Gant
Sam Gant Ghost Space American Primitive Gallery
Sam Gant
1990s Modern American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Paper
Paint on paper by Samuel Gant (1955-2000) a California self taught artist who overcame his disabilities to make compelling paintings in California. Images of spaceships became a persona...
Folk Art Candelabra or Sculpture

Folk Art Candelabra or Sculpture
20th Century American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Metal
Roller chain folk art candelabra, great with no candles as sculpture.
Ionel Talpazan Painting Dimensional Astronomy in Universe

By Ionel Talpazan
Ionel Talpazan Painting Dimensional Astronomy in U...
Ionel Talpazan
1990s Folk Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Canvas
Ionel Talpazan (1956-2015) is known for his paintings of space and UFOs. Born in Romania he had an experience with a UFO when he was 8 years old that affected himhis entire life and def...
Charles Benefiel Drawing

By Charles Benefiel
Charles Benefiel Drawing
Charles Benefiel
1990s Modern American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Paper
Charles Benefiel drawing created with ink dots worked in stipple with a rapidograph pen on arches paper. The paper was washed with tea to tone it and then made darker with furniture sta...
Ionel Talpazan UFO over Planet Painting

By Ionel Talpazan
Ionel Talpazan UFO over Planet Painting
Ionel Talpazan
1990s Space Age American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Canvas
Ionel Talpazan (1956-2015) was a self taught artist known for paintings about UFOs, space, and an imagined future. He was born in Romania and had an UFO visitation experience when he wa...
"Grape Nuts" Self Framed Tin Sign, circa 1912

"Grape Nuts" Self Framed Tin Sign, circa 1912
Early 20th Century Folk Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Tin
"Grape Nuts" self framed tin sign is one of the most sought after advertising signs by collectors, especially in this near mint condition with bright colors. It is an iconic symbol of A...
Folk Art Sputnik Bowling Ball Sculpture

Folk Art Sputnik Bowling Ball Sculpture
Vintage 1970s American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Bowling ball impaled artistically with assorted metal items great piece of Folk Art for table or shelf.
Lewis Smith Drawing of Athletic Dancers

By Lewis Smith
Lewis Smith Drawing of Athletic Dancers
Lewis Smith
Vintage 1980s Folk Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Paper
Lewis Smith (1907-1998) was an eccentric self taught artist in rural Ohio. He had a lifetime railroad pass that allowed him to follow women's athletics in schools and colleges that he w...
Felipe Archuleta Carved Fish

Felipe Archuleta Carved Fish
Felipe Archuleta
Vintage 1970s Folk Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Wood
Similar to Archuleta carved fish in the Smithsonian National Museum of American Art. Archuleta's work can also be found in the American Folk Art Museum in New York. Archuleta worked as ...
Jimmy Lee Sudduth Painting Rows of People

By Jimmy Lee Sudduth
Jimmy Lee Sudduth Painting Rows of People
Jimmy Lee Sudduth
1990s Folk Art American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Wood
Jimmy Lee Sudduth is a legendary Southern self taught artist known for his graphic images painted with native clay and house paints. This painting on wood panel is one od his figural se...
Fabulous Large Outsider Art Abstract Sculpture
Fabulous Large Outsider Art Abstract Sculpture
20th Century American Outsider and Self Taught Art
A really wonderful abstract outsider art iron sculpture. It was allowed to rust and appears to have been acid washed to give it the gold wash effect. It is perfectly balanced and quite ...
Wood Carved Poppy Seed Pod Planter

Wood Carved Poppy Seed Pod Planter
20th Century American Outsider and Self Taught Art
Wood carved poppy seed pod planter with small cracks on the base and the rim.