Leroy Almon, Sr.

Leroy Almon, Sr.
Also Known as
Leroy Almon
born Tallapoosa, GA 1938-died Tallapoosa, GA 1997
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Artist Biography

This nondenominational evangelical preacher from Tallapoosa, Georgia, began carving his inspirational interpretations of spiritual and contemporary secular themes during an apprenticeship with Elijah Pierce, a well-known African American lay minister and wood carver in Columbus, Ohio.

Lynda Hartigan Contemporary Folk Art: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (exhibition text, Smithsonian American Art Museum, 1999)

Works by This Artist

enamel on carved redwood with nails

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ca. 1990
carved and painted wood