Josef Wooster of Ashley, Ohio AKA "Buckeye Joe"
April 29. 1934-November 10, 2008
Joe was a master decoy carver and wildlife artist. An author, storyteller and consummate duck hunter, Joe's love of nature spurred his passion for decoy carving. Joe's creative and distinctive style of carving has placed him among the most renowned national and international artists worldwide. His carvings have been displayed in numerous museums across the country including the Smithsonian Museum of Art.
Ruddy duck drake in winter plumage carved in 1981