By Jay Johnson
This illustrated advisor to American people 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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Jobs, tin Butler an environmentalist: in the purest sense, is, his art is designed to bits of fit into the space in which he lives and to relate to other similar pieces to create a concep- With tual whole. Butler, the focus of this art constructions made of cut and painted which turn constantly, presenting gust of wind. Others are stable. artist's total a The tin. Some new shape pieces all tic — fills to the viewer with relate to transportation, He which is — many of which move as the is both secular and biblical, but it is also has a bicycle, his sole wheels turn and the wind get up and cut not dated Cut-out metal; 3IV2" long Collection of Herbert Hemphill, Jr.
Farmers rake, sow, and plow; housewives hang out the wash or cook the enormous meals demanded by such strenuous activity. Even the children are busy, milking cows, surface. In recent years carrying the wash, or feeding the chickens. In a sense, Cooper is a memory childhood experience, but he carries later is much of his work is drawn from looking for new ideas and new themes. He painter, for always with him paper and pencil with which he can render quick sketches to be turned into more fully developed drawings on pieces of butcher paper the size of the canvas on which the final painting will be done.
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. His works have been both in White Plains, 44 New New shown York. York, Art Association juried exhibition of at the Bridge Gallery and the Westlake Gallery, Bill Chute South Ferry & Brooklyn Bridge 1981 Oil on canvas; 20" x 24" Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Donovan Photo by Bill Buckner 45 Clark The Coe creative impulse that causes a folk artist to begin to work varies with the With some, it is the new freedom that comes with retirement; with or the hope of financial gain.