|Grandpa ol'Roff has loved and collected art and antiques for 50 years. At the age of 82 he is making art. After given over 500 pieces to folks in every state, 7 foreign countries on 3 continents. he finally decided to sell some.
Please note his grandsons Jacob Graves, age 19 and Jaden Alvarez, age 14 have joined in grandpa's venture.
All the pieces listed here are for sale or have just been sold.---email if you have questions.
||Grandpa ol'Roff, age 82 loved and collected folk art and antiques most of his life. here he will selling selected items from his collection. Almost all were purchased directly from the artists themselves.|
|ol'Roff is continuing "Play It Forward". Here are the paintings given away commencing Jan 01, 2017.||ol'Roff,born June 8, 1936, owned a operated a gallery for 40 years but could never paint anything. A brain tumor, still in his brain--inoperable, changed all of that. At 77 years old he started painting. He has given many away but presently paints mostly for family and close friends||ol'Roff,born June 8, 1936, owned a operated a gallery for 40 years but could never paint anything. A brain tumor, still in his brain--inoperable, changed all of that. At 77 years old he started painting. |
| Bird and bird Trees- Carvers carve the birds. ol'Roff paints them then mounts them on rare and hard to find objects---also makes bird trees using them.--ol'Roff is turning 81 years old||Here are the signs made by ol'Roff commencing January 01, 2016. These are on hand unless otherwise noted. These signs are made for inside or outside. They will weather the elements.||One of the joys of painting is creating outdoor signs for use as "Yard Art". You will see more and more of these.|
|Commencing 2018/2019, art created by ol'Roff will be posted here. If you desire further information email email@example.com--If the art says "on Hand". it may be available||Arthur Simo is a man in his 20ties. here is his story:Hello everyone my name is Arthur Simo and I have Autism. This is my story as an Outsider Artist. I started painting at the age of 8 years old. Before the age of 8 years old I couldn't even paint a house or tree---Now Arthur has become an outstanding Outside Artist--one to watch---His art is worth investing in!||I have known and loved this artist for many years. Here are some of her best.|
|America's Beloved African-American Artist. Her art started me on this
wonderful journey and changed my life forever!
||Here are approximately 48 photos taken from the web pertaining to this great artist---just Click on it and let it rotate through||Here is a Artist/Carver that will be likened to Elijah Pierce. Watch this one!|
|Elke Trittel was born in Germany but now resides in Narbonne, France. She has a daughter attending college in Santa Cruz-I know very little about Elke but I love her work. I buy very few paintings for my collection but I bought one of hers.||Little is known of Jerry Williams other than he was a student at the Allan Short Center-north in Sacramento. He is no longer there. A framed painting by him hangs on the office wall there. I am told that his paintings were highly collected.||America misses Jimmy Sudduth. He will always be a favorite. We specialized in Sudduths. Here are the best! |
|Wonderful Folk Artist, the real thing. She built her own church, her own environment. She is well known and the prices of her works are going upward---a great folk artist!||I do not know how to describe this artwork other than extremely interesting. Justin has hooked me on his old houses. I wish I could buy every one!||Signed Justine Fuller oil on canvas painting of a nude woman on a chaise sniffing flowers. |
|Lisa's words, "It is through my paintings that I tell the story of a people that are strong in values, culture and spirituality. It is through my paintings that I tell the story of a time that was simple but beautiful."||Outstanding artist! Louis Paints with brushes, bare hands, and finger tips. Exciting outsider artist! Sells in Europe, Canada, and the USA. contact Louis directly at 559 360 8909--email is firstname.lastname@example.org.||The paintings of Marion Crow of Maryland. She is the favorite of Calif customers.She has not painted for a while due to poor vision. She will always be part of our heart!|
|Mary T Smith---Mississippi-- decorated her acre environment with painting. Many, many are on corrugated tin. Today they are highly collected and very expensive.||Michael Brien, age 84 "Always A Gypsy At Heart" lives in Australia. His partner is Rose Anne. He paints in a primitive manner of his life's stories. He is an artist to watch.I believe you will be happy with yourself if you are lucky enough to own one of his paintings!||This artist produced thousands of cut-outs on metal. They were very affordable. Everyone could buy. I have much admiration for RA Miller.|
|The painting of Reverend B.F. Perkins are always colorful. Many, if not most are patriotic. This is the best of his that I have ever seen.||One of The Greatest Folk Artist
of the 20th Century --Our Personal collection!||Reverend Rice was the creator of the Famous Miracle Cross gardens near Prattville, Alabama. Everything he owned was dedicated to Jesus, His home, his car, the inside of his home, everything. here are just a few things I have left. many were sold in the gallery auction when I became ill and had no control of the items.|
|I am so honored to have the work of this great icon on my website, Richard Silva was born in 1939. His parents immigrated from Portugal. He attended the San Francisco Academy of Art
(1970 - 1974). He is married to Nora and has 4 step-children. They live in Fresno, California. Richard's gallery is located at 654 South VanNess, Fresno 93702. Richard Silva's paintings are now being sold by House of iron, Lodi, Ca 209-366-1900.||Robert Burczy's art is dramatically colorful! He is famous for the posters he has painted. He may be found on Facebook||Selva Prieto Salazar is the finest retablo---Exvoto artist inMexico. We have represented different ones. She is the best!|
|Steven Chandler is one of the best up and coming Folk Artists. Known for Georgia Red Mud- also very colorful personality! I have collected Steven's work for years. He is one of my living favorites----Steven Chandler's paintings are now being sold by House of iron, Lodi, Ca 209-366-1900.||We Are All Made of Stars---Tyler Stone, this English Artist captures your heart with simple oil paintings. his work is wonderful---His website is www.tylerstoneart.com
email@example.com||Here you will see Early American Paintings, no question about their age!|
|Lizzy's love for children show through every picture she takes. I am proud to present photos by Lizzy. Here is Ellie||Truly one of the few remaining Potters that are considered "Old Masters"||This Ct. Yankee Potter's exuberant grinning grimaces give life to his pots revealing that he is adding his twist. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org (Copy and Paste)
|The rare and wonderful jugs of Peter Lenzo. Peter is consider one of the leading potters inthe country!||Here you will find face jugs by some of the Southern potters we represented such as Jerry Brown and
Brian Wilson.||Antique Furniture. This is an Early Corner Cabinet, original paint. Soon we will have lots of Early American Antigues here.|
|I love the American Primitive. Can't you just see a loving granddad making this for his beloved grandchild in the 1800s?||These Early Snuff Bottles date from perhaps late 1700s through 1800and early 1900 --My own personal collection--not for sale||These American snuff bottles are from the early 1900s. They have been painted by Renown artists--Not for sale|
|Here you will find the best Early Black Glass bottles I can find such as that from shipwreck, and anywhere the ships sailed. let your minds wonder as you look at the bottles--the amazing stories they could tell||Here is a bottle actually discovered in Colonial Virginia, probably pre-Revolutionary war, Late 1600s to 1700. our forefathers drank from this bottle!||Here is a Early bottle discovered in Jamaica. In this section you will see the 1600s to 1700s bottles that Pirates probably drank from. Let your imagination run! These are real and they came from that wicked Port. |
|Early Black Glass Bottles from Guyana---located north of the Equator, bordered by the North Atlantic Ocean||The Shards were recovered from the sea off of the Netherlands. I had an opportunity to buy several pieces. Look at their beauty. I would place them from the late 1600s to the early 1700s.||Here are God's Folk Art brought to us from the sea and the oceans. They cannot be duplicated.|
|I love Folk Art and here is folk art at its best. These shelves were made for use or wall decoration. I don't know which!||This is great folk art at its best! look at the work in this piece!||There is nothing more beautiful thean flowers created by our Heavenly Father, Here you will see flowers from our garden and flowers people wish to share with you. This is for your enjoyment and you are invited to participate.|
|This Little Ghost Boy resides happily in our home. You will read the letter that came with The Little Ghost Boy. Believe it as you may.||Here is the best Mexican Folk Art we can find. These pieces are one of a kind!||This is not a good painting the antique dealer explained to me many years ago! It is totally out of portion!|
|Ol Roff is here to greet you and to show you the best in America, the land we love! Folks, here is my heart!||Here is a huge pipe by the Boswells. It is referred to as a "Jumbo Sitter" pipe. Here you will see the Boswell pipes in our collection.||Kevin Arthur "Every pipe that I craft consists of the finest components available to me including plateaux and cross-cut briar from Romeo Briar (Mimmo) and exotic decorative materials from around the globe.|
|A wonderful Industrial Engineer whose hobby is pipe making come to us from Croatia, Welcome Marinko Neralić ||Relics, things that are shot-up, never to be used again but from our past. These are so rare-never two of a kind. Only nature can furnish these.||Here is an old Tricycle I paid dearly for at a local auction. Did you have one like it! It is chain friven. |
|I went off my rocker and sent a fortune on this mint tricycle from the 1850s era.||Wonderful Early American Weathervanes at their very best! No Reproductions here! |