Bessie Harvey

Bessie Harvey/ Bessie Ruth White

United States 1928 - 1994

Sculpture

Bessie Harvey
Bessie Ruth White
Female
United States
1928

Combining found materials with paint, beads, shells, and other decorative trinkets, Bessie Harvey created sculptures mostly out of wood. Believing in a spiritual presence within the tree parts that she carved, she was able to give them physical shapes.