His brothers and cousins, include Junior Lewis and. The encouragement of Minnie Adkins inspired Jim to begin carving, too.He had worked as a heavy equipment operator before turning exclusively to his art. He has a unique style of folk carvings. He makes a number of different animals.
Specializes in fish, whimsical birds, mermaids and his most popular subject. Inside the belly of the whale. A gifted and self taught artist, Lewis uses local basswood and maple, for his carvings. His creations are painted in acrylic and finished with polyurethane.
Jim's carvings just makes you smile! Folk art, vintage, hand painted, home decor, outsider art, original painting, black folk art, hand carved, wood, sculpture, vintage folk art, handcrafted art, artwork.This item is in the category "Art\Art Sculptures". The seller is "pmalito" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.