CLARENCE "BUBBY" MOOERS
(1925 - 2002)

 

Bubby MooersA carpenter by profession, Clarence "Bubby" Mooers started carving knife handles for his father, a well known knife maker, in the 1950's. He began artistic woodcarving in the mid-1970's, during times of reduced work at the paper mill where he was employed. His work can be found in private collections world wide and in many public collections, including the permanent collections of the Canadian Museum of Civilization, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, the Rossignol Cultural Centre in Liverpool, Nova Scotia and the DesBrisay Museum in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia.

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Ref: Elwood, Folk Art of Nova Scotia (1976); Kobayashi/Bird, A Compendium of Canadian Folk Artists (1985); Nova Scotia Folk Art Festival Society, A Joyous Vision - Comtemporary Folk Art in Nova Scotia (1995); Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, A Life of Its Own (1997); Blake McKendry, An Illustrated Companion to Canadian Folk Art (1999)

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CROOKED KNIVES
CARVING WITH A CROOKED KNIFE
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Bubby Mooers Lady
Bubby Mooers Fisherman
Bubby Mooers Lady
 
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