Rick Wisecarver Art Pottery Sculpture One of a Kind American Indian Hunting a Big Buck. Rick Wisecarver sculpture has been displayed only. Artist signed "Wihoa Hand Sculptured Art Pottery "Special 1-16-3-78.
8" tall x 11-1/4" long x 7-3/4 wide. No crazing but it looks like the right arm on the Indian was repaired at one time. Wisecarver pottery has an avid following especially among collectors of art pottery, black memorabilia and those who love American Indian art. Wisecarver worked as both a potter and painter, with his depictions of American Indians on vases often the most sought-after pieces today.
Although he is best-known for his art pottery, cookie jars featuring the above-mentioned black memorabilia and fairy tale themes were also a popular subject. Rick Wisecarver was born in 1950 and died in 2002.He got his start with pottery when his mom, Yvonne Hoadley, who owned a ceramic shop in Roseville, Ohio and suggested to Rick that he paint pottery for her. It was a family affair for Wisecarver, who started working in the field at the relatively young age of 20 (1970). He worked with his family and did not actually do all the painting on his jars. Aunt Flo, as well as Mom, helped with. This is a ceramic item and has the normal imperfections associated with their production.