Epic wood carving in black walnut by Le Roy Setziol, c1970s.
Le Roy Setziol is the most accomplished and respected wood sculptor in the Northwest and has long been recognized by the art and architectural communities as an outstanding sculptor and an artist of great integrity. For more than 53 years, his works ranging from small figurative pieces to monumental carved reliefs and free standing sculptures. Setziol’s work has been exhibited from 1954 to the mid 1980s.
In 1991, Roy had a Retrospective Exhibition of 66 of his carvings (selected from more than 1000 works at that time) at the University of Oregon Museum of Art, Eugene, Oregon including a major catalogue.
Le Roy Setziol died on November 17, 2005