Jesse James Aaron (1887 - 1979)
wood carver
notes: started at age of 81 after one night a voice commanded him to start carving
Steve Ashby (1904-1980) Delaplane, VA
1960s early work of plywood painted figures with attached found objects.  Later works include wind
powered whirligigs some with sexual scenes.
Calvin Black (ca. 1903-1972) Born in TN, active in CA
learned puppetry and ventriloquism from working in a circus.  Operated a mineral shop in the Mojave
Desert later turned into a puppet show name The Birdcage and Fantasy Doll Theater which ran until
1980.
Hawkins Bolden (1914- living   ) Memphis, TN
Hawkins was blinded in a childhood accident.  His metal sculptures are made mostly from dicarded tin
items and fashioned together to place around and protect his garden.  
sold: $4,400
slotin folk art - 2013
sold: $400
slotin folk art - 2012
sold: $8,000
slotin folk art - 2013
sold: $2,100
slotin folk art - 2013
sold: $18,500
slotin folk art - 2009
sold: $60,000
slotin folk art - 2016
sold: $12,500
slotin folk art - 2013
sold: $3,200
slotin folk art - 2013
back view
sold: $550
slotin folk art - 2007
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