Posted by: cherylyoung | February 22, 2015

Joseph Jacobs In only twenty years, Joseph Jacobs has forged a name for himself as a dedicated and gifted sculptor

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Joseph Jacobs
Joseph Jacobs

In only twenty years, Joseph Jacobs has forged a name for himself as a dedicated and gifted sculptor. Jacobs has been awarded the Order of Canada for his incredible 5 piece sculpture that graces the Members Entrance in the House of Commons. Internationally lauded as Canada’s premier sculptor Joseph Jacobs is simply preserving his Nations’s oral tradition in stone. Taking key elements and creating a flowing piece is Jacob’s mark of excellence.

Joseph Jacobs is translating an oral tradition and recreating the images of Iroquois legends in the soapstone known as steatite. Born in 1934, the self-taught carver has spent most of his adult life as a labourer. An industrial accident prevented his return to manual labour and in 1974, Joseph started carving with home-made tools. His compositions beg oral…

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