Jim Edsall is a self taught wood carver/sculptor living in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. He is a juried member of the Nova Scotia Designer Crafts Council. Jim has been carving since 1985 and in that time has created more than eight hundred and fifty carvings of more than two hundred different bird species. His carvings have been presented to President Bill Clinton, Premier Frank McKenna, Robert Bateman, ambassadors and many private collectors. His work is on display in the legislature of the North West Territories and in interpretive centers and museums including Cape Jourimaine Nature Center, Hopewell Rocks, Buctouche Dunes, Tantramar Wetlands Park, Johnson Mills Shorebird Reserve, Mary's Point Shorebird Reserve, Fundy Park, the Metepenagiag Heritage Center in Red Bank, New Brunswick as well as Jonathan Dickinson State Park in Florida and the St. Simons Maritime Center on St. Simons Island in Georgia. In 2014 Jim won Best of Show in the advanced division of the Ward World Wildfowl Carving Championships. Other awards include nine Best of Shows at the Atlantic Canadian Carving Championships and Second place in the Advanced Division at the Ward World Carving Championships in Ocean City Maryland in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015.

  Jim Edsall  Wildfowl Sculptures

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Tree Swallow

2nd best of show, Advanced Division, Ward World Carving Championships, 2010

Fine Art and Nature Reproductions

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