Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art

Hand-Carved American Folk Art Totem Pole Evolution Fish to Infant
Hand-Carved American Folk Art Totem Pole Evolut...
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
Fantastic American Folk Art totem pole depicting evolution. Hand-carved and painted. Excellent alligatored paint surface. Fish, chicken, cow, gorilla, matrimony, new born. Mysterious...
Vintage Heavy Sheet Iron Orange Coyote Dog Folk Art Targets
Vintage Heavy Sheet Iron Orange Coyote Dog Folk...
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Signs
Iron, Sheet Metal
Great pair of very heavy sheet iron vintage coyote targets. Perhaps a subtle "scarecrow" for coyotes raiding the henhouse. Handmade by a rancher in Southwest Nebraska. Fantastic orig...
Diminutive Hand-Painted Folk Art Cabinet
Diminutive Hand-Painted Folk Art Cabinet
Mid-20th Century American Folk Art More Folk Art
Wood
Cabinet in original finish hand-painted on four sides. Two doors over two doors. Red interior. Very nice patina and condition.
Lee Godie Outsider Art Ink Portrait
Lee Godie Outsider Art Ink Portrait
Lee Godie
Late 20th Century American Outsider Art 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 th...
18th-19th Century Carved Slave's Mask Depicting of His/Her Master
18th-19th Century Carved Slave's Mask Depicting...
Antique Early 19th Century American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Glass, Wood
Unique 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 would see thr...
Rosemary Ollison Crazy Quilt

Rosemary Ollison Crazy Quilt

By Rosemary Ollison
Rosemary Ollison Crazy Quilt
Rosemary Ollison
2010s American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Textile, Acrylic
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 nex...
Pair of Black Smith Art Sculptures of a Bicyclist and a Hunter, circa 1900s
Pair of Black Smith Art Sculptures of a Bicycli...
Unknown
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Sculptures
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 ba...
Napoleonic Folk Art Calligraphy Drawing
Napoleonic Folk Art Calligraphy Drawing
Antique 19th Century French Folk Art Political and Patriotic Memorabilia
Pen, Paper, Giltwood
Unique pen and ink Folk Art drawing with calligraphy boarder depicting Napoleon triumphant in Russia (a French fantasy) with a French flag flying over a Russian palace surrounded by ...
Purvis Young, Angel Ascension, 1980s
Purvis Young, Angel Ascension, 1980s
Purvis Young
Vintage 1980s American Folk Art Contemporary 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 h...
Folk Art Outsider Screen Room Divider Shelf Studio Indian Modern
Folk Art Outsider Screen Room Divider Shelf Stu...
Late 20th Century Indian Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Folk Art screen, room divider or shelf reclaimed studio Indian modern, a one-off design by Calcutta, India artisan P. Mohanta. Purchased from Calcutta gallery. Composed of found obje...
Raymond Coins Stone Angel
Raymond Coins Stone Angel
Raymond Coins
Vintage 1980s American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Stone
Raymond Coins (1904-1998) achieved fame for his stone carvings done with local river rock in North Carolina. He carved both animals and figures as well as religious subjects. His sc...
Anonymous Abstract Geometric Painted Board
Anonymous Abstract Geometric Painted Board
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Paintings
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 boar...
Felipe Archuleta Carved Fish
Felipe Archuleta
Vintage 1970s American Folk Art 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 ...
Len Norman, American 20th Century, the Fireman ...
Early 20th Century Folk Art More Folk Art
Wood
Len Norman, American 20th century the fireman. Assembled and painted wood whirligig depicting a fireman with Dalmatian Measure: 21" x 25" x 18".
Americana Folk Art Painted Wood Butler Smoking ...
Early 20th Century American Folk Art 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 busi...
Lee Godie Outsider Art Ink Portrait
Lee Godie
Late 20th Century American Outsider Art 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 s...
Anonymous Abstract Geometric Painted Board
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Paintings
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 boar...
18th Century Danish Tape Loom
Antique Late 18th Century Danish Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood, Paint
Charming small tape loom with deep carvings, original paint and some unclear text.
Whimsical Folk Art Mixed Media Sculpture 'Waiti...
20th Century American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Metal
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 hi...
18th Century Wooden Dairy Bowls
Antique 18th Century Danish Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Wood
Very nice hand-carved 18th century dairy bowls made out of the rootwood. Some are later painted and som of them stamped with years and name.
Double Stone Head by Ted Ludwiczak
Ted Ludwiczak
Early 2000s American Folk Art 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 i...
Welmon Sharlehorne Drawing of Dragon
Welmon Sharlhorne
1990s American Folk Art 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.
American Folk Art Large Wood Carved Male and Fe...
Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
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 vi...
Folky Carved and Painted Dog by Renowned Artist...
Frank Finney
21st Century and Contemporary American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught...
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, En...
Large Indonesian Carved Colorful Wood Mythical ...
20th Century Indonesian Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
A rare very decorative Indonesian poly chrome highly carved in relief wood box--the top portion slides open to reveal the hidden compartment. Light up a room with a stylish colorful...
Special Tramp Art Box of Drawers
Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art 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 emb...
Tramp Art Vanity Chest of Drawers with Mirror
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
A very unique design jewelry or dressing table hand-carved from wood boxes and crates.
Tramp Art Box with Historical Advertising Art
Early 20th Century Unknown Folk Art Decorative Boxes
Wood
A hinged lid Tramp Art box made using a Schutz Marke Deponirt Razor Box from Germany. The inside of the lid is lined with a gold flower and banner pattern.
Mid-20th Century Folk Art Figure of the Tin Man...
Unknown
Mid-20th Century American Folk Art 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 coll...
Purvis Young Painting White Horses and Heads
Purvis Young
Late 20th Century American Folk Art Contemporary 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 the...
Huge Ethnographic ExoticWood Carved Pair of Bag...
Mid-20th Century African Folk Art Animal Sculptures
Wood
Impressive scale pair of 32 “ high. exotic large African wood baga bird ethnographic carved sculptures. Detailed wood carved designs on the head sitting on the intricately hand carv...
Folk Art "Standing Man" Carved Tree Branch Scul...
Giocometti
Vintage 1930s Unknown Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Wood
Charming little tree branch Folk Art sculpture hand-carved in the manner of Giocometti.
Rolled Newspaper Family by Fernandez
Fernandez
Late 20th Century American Folk Art 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...
Ionel Talpazan Painting Dimensional Astronomy i...
Ionel Talpazan
1990s American Folk Art 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 ...
"Grape Nuts" Self Framed Tin Sign, circa 1912
Early 20th Century American Folk Art 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 iconi...
Lewis Smith Drawing of Athletic Dancers
Lewis Smith
Vintage 1980s American Folk Art 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 h...
Jimmy Lee Sudduth Painting Rows of People
Jimmy Lee Sudduth
1990s American Folk Art 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...
Folk Art Hand-Carved Double Faced Cherubs
20th Century American Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Bog Wood
Folk Art hand-carved double faced cherubs.
Whimsical Wood Sculpture by Noted Artist Fred S...
Fred Schumm
1990s American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
A whimsical wood figure of a nude woman by the noted NJ artist Fred Schumm. It is signed and dated on the bottom Schumm 95. The base has been re-painted and has some losses to the co...
Jim Bauer 'Bow Tie Daddy' Aluminium Robot Sculp...
Jim Bauer
1990s American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Aluminum
Jim Bauer has collected aluminium kitchenware for years and he assembles art pieces putting together fanciful assemblages. This figure incorporating a vintage coffee pot has colored ...
Ted Ludwiczak Banded Stone Carved Head
Ted Ludwiczak
Early 2000s American Outsider Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Sandstone
Ted Ludwiczak was known for carving numerous stone sculptures of stone heads. His home became an environment that has been written about in different publications from Raw Vision to ...
1940s Mexican Large Carved Wood Horse Sculpture
Vintage 1940s Mexican Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Wood
Monumental Mid-Century Mexican Folk Art whimsical hand-carved wood polychrome horse head sculpture. A very cool sculptural addition to your space. We are a private Estate Holding Co...
Untitled Blue Jeans Obsessively Stitched by Rob...
Robert Adale Davis
2010s American Outsider Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Fabric, String
Robert Adale Davis's has created works of textile art from used clothes that he obsessively stitches in free-form patterns with white and black threads. What began as making unique c...
Lewis Smith Drawing of Two Women Athletes or Da...
Lewis Smith
Late 20th Century American Outsider Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Paper, Crayon
Lewis Smith 1907-1998 was a self-taught artist from Ohio known for his depictions of women wrestlers, athletes and dancers. He had a lifetime railroad pass and travelled the mid-west...
Obsessive Drawing by Loic Lucas
Loic Lucas
2010s French Outsider Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Paper
French self-taught artist creates incredibly intricate pictures with ink on paper. Just when you thought it could not be more labyrinthine in connected lines you discover a finer set...
Terry Turrell Wood Figure with Stone Head
Terry Turrell
2010s American Outsider Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Stone
Terry turrell sculpture of painted wood with cloth wrapping, wire and having a carved stone head titled Hard Headed.
Terry Turrell Painting on Lunch Pail Tin Blue F...
Terry Turrell
2010s American Outsider Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Tin
Painting by self taught artist Terry Turrell on a tin lunch pail tin. A fantasy scene of three dogs on the edge of a blue forest. Terry lives with several dogs and cats that have bec...
Jimmy Lee Sudduth Painting of a Dog
Jimmy Lee Sudduth
1990s American Outsider Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Plywood
African American self-taught artist Jimmy Lee Sudduth 1910-2007 has been recognized as an original Southern artist represented in numerous museum collections. Jimmy Lee had a connect...
Francois Burland Large Art Brut Drawing "Azawak"
François Burland
Vintage 1980s Swiss Outsider Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Paper
Francois Burland is one of the recognized Art Brut artists in Europe. This large drawing is worked on brown wrapping paper pieced together with a rough irregular edge. The subject is...
Jewelry Box with Mask Faces of Stainless Steel ...
Stanley Szwarc
1990s American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Stainless Steel
Jewelry box with mask faces of stainless steel by Stanley Szwarc.
Ted Ludwiczak Elongated Carved Stone Head
Ted Ludwiczak
Early 2000s American Outsider Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Stone
Ted Ludwiczak (1927-2016) was a self taught art who became known for his carved stone heads. He worked grinding hard contact lenses and after retiring he built a stone wall on his pr...
Matched Pair of Cat Carvings by Linvel Barker, ...
Linvel Barker
1990s American Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Wood
Linvel Barker was a retired metalworker turned folk artist. He didn't start carving until 1984 and he would rough out the shapes on a band saw and his wife would help him finish thes...
Outsider Artist Jesse Aarron Sculpture of Spiri...
Vintage 1970s American Outsider Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Wood
Jesse Aaron (1887-1979) is a highly regarded Southern Black outsider artist who received wide recognition from being included in the landmark exhibition Black Folk Art in America, 19...
Weathered Two Sided Saloon Sign Topper
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Unknown Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
This life-sized character of a period bar tender was mounted outside on top of the saloons main sign. It's two sided with heads facing both ways. It's spent many years outside and ha...
'The Swimming Pool' Sculpture by Gerard Cambon
Gerard Cambon
2010s French Outsider Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Fiberglass, Organic Material
French artist Gerard Cambon is known for his figural constructions of evocative scenes. The swimming pool has seven figures behind a printed tin arc with a swimming pool slice of pai...
"The Death of Innocent" Ink Drawing by Charles ...
Charles Benefiel
1990s American Outsider Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Paper
During a period living in New Mexico Charles Benefiel did a series of harrowing drawings that incorporated antiques dolls that he inherited from his grandmother. It was a difficult ...
Robert Adale Davis Obsessively Stitched Leather...
Robert Adale Davis
2010s American Outsider Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Leather, String
Robert Adale Davis's recent art has been done obsessively stitching onto used clothes and metal hoops. What started as a means of filling time while caring for his ill mother develop...
Ionel Talpazan Painting "Six UFOs in the Universe"
Ionel Talpazan
1990s American Outsider Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Canvas, Acrylic
This painting by the master of UFO paintings combines art and science with his visionary take on the future. Talpazan who passed away in 2015 had a UFO experience as a child in Roman...
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