Raymond Fancy
(1910 - 1988)

Milton, Queens County, Nova Scotia


Raymond worked in the lumber trade and as a carpenter. He began carving around 1976, having been influenced by Ralph Boutilier, who was a neighbor. Because of a heart condition, he did not produce a lot of work. His son, Larry Fancy, took up carving around 1980.

Ref: Canadian Antiques and Art Review (1981); Kobayashi/Bird, A Compendium of Canadian Folk Artists (1985) ; Blake McKendry, An Illustrated Companion to Canadian Folk Art, (1999)