By Jay Johnson
This illustrated advisor to American folks artists and their paintings spans a century of painters from Grandma Moses to Kathy Jakobsen and covers such media as sculpture, pottery, and fabric creations.
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Eras. He employs as "the period references to recreate railroad scenes from even earlier All of these works are characterized by an extreme attention to exact detail. Horsecars, trains, and even buildings are painted to duplicate examples that existed during the period portrayed. A model-railroad buff and a keen historian of Chute spends much of his time painting and building model trains. He works at home, painting whenever he can. His paintings are in oils on canvas. Chute has won several awards for his paintings, including the Adolph Grant railway lore, Award at the New Rochelle, 1978.
They have been exhibited at the Museum of American Folk Art and were part of the Brooklyn Museum's 1976 exhibition Folk Sculpture USA. covered by an antiques dealer. These remarkably ingenious 46 figures, of Clark Girl ca. Coe on a Pig 1910 Carved and painted wood, articulated; 37" high Collection of Herbert Hemphill, Jr. W. The Reverend Richard P. Cooper Although he was born in the city of Pittsburgh, the Reverend Richard P. Cooper has spent most of his life in the Pennsylvania farm country, and the sights and ways of that land have inspired his work.
He describes his career since that time in succinct terms: Carpenter comes to his Somehow, I in nineteen craft naturally. forty, the started carving, mostly animals. nineteen fifty-seven. I kept on carving and am at it A year or two dull, later, down and do I and to keep doing something quit carving until I retired in went back to carving I lost my dear wife and things seemed real dull. However, now. I love to make things out of wood. could not again. In nineteen sixty-six, lumber business got sit nothing, so Carpenter's work often has an apocalyptic quality.