Norman Scott Quinn Folk Art Sculpture "Sho-Be-Do-Be-Do"
A found object and mixed media sculpture titled Sho-Be-Do-Be-Do by Norman Scott ‘Butch’ Quinn (Pennsylvania, 1939-2006). The body of the sculpture is a conk mushroom with penguins sculpted from a turkey’s beak. Glitter and paint decoration appear throughout with a Pittsburgh Penguins logo to the right. Detailed inscription present to the underside.
Norman Scott ‘Butch’ Quinn didn’t being to make art until the age of 35. He began making collages and paintings with found objects, paints, markers and other mixed medias exemplary of outsider and folk art. He was born June 16, 1939 in Oil City, PA. He is entirely untrained and his works combine elements of fantasy, religion and common life. Today, his works can be found in the collection of the Museum of American Folk Art in New York City, the Smithsonian Institution Museum of American Art in Washington, D.C., the Clarion University of Pennsylvania Museum and the Westmoreland Museum of American Art.