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Freida Warther, Button House

Freida Warther (1891-1988)

Dover, Ohio
Giovanni Cammarata, La Casa del Cavaliere (The House of the Knight)

Giovanni Cammarata (1914-2002)

Messina, Italy
Francisco del Rio Cuenca, Casa de las Conchas (“House of Shells”)

Francisco del Rio Cuenca (1926-2010)

Montoro, Spain
Anton Flatoff, Tony’s Fan Fair

Anton “Tony” Flatoff (1914; death ca 1995)

Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Didier Lobert de Bouillon Viéville, Donjon (Dungeon)

Didier Lobert de Bouillon Viéville (b. August 13, 1934)

Saint-Germain-sur-Avre, France
George & Ruth Ray, Ornamental Garden

George E. Ray (c. 1880-1955) and Ruth Ray (1902-1967)

Stephenville, Texas
Bodan Litnianski, Le jardin de coquillage (The Shell Garden)

Bodan Litnianski (1913-2005)

Viry-Noureuil, France
Adolphe-Julien (Abbé) Fouré, Les Rochers Sculptés (The Sculpted Rocks)

Adolphe-Julien (Abbé) Fouré (1839-1910)

Saint-Malo, France
Antoine Puéo, La Maison Fleurie

Antoine Puéo (1892-1965)

Lézignan-Corbières, France
Paul Hefit, Yard Show

Paul J. Hefti (1912-2013)

La Crosse, Wisconsin
Billy Tripp, The Mindfield Cemetery

Billy Tripp

Brownsville, Tennessee
George Daynor, Palace Depression

George Daynor (circa 1860-1964)

Vineland, New Jersey
John Guidici, Capedro (AKA Capidro)

John Guidici (1887-1976)

San Mateo, California
Irene Gibson Hall, Garden

Irene Gibson Hall

Eufaula, Oklahoma
Sanford Darling, House of a 1000 Paintings

Sanford Darling (1894-1973)

Santa Barbara, California
Memorial Wall

Various authors

Aptos, California
Stephen Wright, House of Dreams Museum

Stephen Wright (b. 1954)

Southwark, United Kingdom
Anna & Wayne Wolfer, Eaglemount Rockeries

Anna & (b. 1904?) Wayne Wolfer (d. 1978?)

Port Townsend, Washington
Jean-Michel Chesné, Garden and Grotto

Jean-Michel Chesné

Malakoff, France
Margaret’s Grocery and Market

Reverend Harmon D. Dennis (March 25, 1916 – September 6, 2011) and Margaret Dennis (February 8, 1916 – October 7, 2009)

Vicksburg, Mississippi
Duke Cahill, Yard art (statues and assemblage fence)

Duke Cahill (b. 1920)

Sacramento, California
Camille Vidal, Garden of Eden/ Noah’s Ark

Camille Vidal (1894-1977)

Agde, France
Fernand Chatelain, “Le jardin humoristique” (“The humoristic garden”)

Fernand Chatelain (1899-1998)

Fyé, France
Malda Reda and Walter Larsen, Home and garden

Malda Reda Larsen (circa 1915 – 1990)

Kewanee, Illinois
Jeff McKissack, Orange Show

Jeff McKissack (1902-1980)

Houston, Texas
Roger Chomeaux (Chomo), Le village d’art préludien (The Village of Preludian art)

Roger Chomeaux (Chomo) (1907-1999)

Achères-la-Forêt, France
Arthur Vanabelle, La ferme aux avions (The Farm With the Planes)

Arthur Vanabelle (b. 1922)

Steenwerck, France
Sabato Rodia, Watts Towers

Sabato (Simon) Rodia (1875-1965)

Los Angeles, California
Frank Van Zant (Chief Rolling Mountain Thunder), Thunder Mountain Monument

Frank Van Zant (Chief Rolling Mountain Thunder) (1921-1989)

Imlay, Nevada
Xicu Cabanyes, Bosc de Can Ginebreda (The Forest at Can Ginebreda)

Xicu Cabanyes (b. September 28, 1946)

Porqueres, Spain
Justo Gallego Martinez's Cathedral

Justo Gallego Martínez (b. 1925)

Madrid, Spain
Herman A. Rusch, Prairie Moon Museum and Sculpture Garden

Herman A. Rusch (1885-1985)

Cochrane, Wisconsin
Fred G. Zimmerman, Garage

Fred G. Zimmerman (Dates unknown, circa 1870 – 1940)

New Glarus, Wisconsin
Elis Sinistö, Villa Mehu (Villa Juice)

Elis Sinistö (1912–2004)

Helsinki, Finland
Henry & Helen Derksen, Bottle Ranch

Henry and Helen Derksen

Dallas, Oregon
José María Garrido, Museo del Mar "Las Caracoles"

José María Garrido, 1925-2011

Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Spain
Howard McDaniel, Life of Christ Museum and Coal Chapel

Howard McDaniel (b. 1932)

Tygart, West Virginia
Calvin & Ruby Black, Possum Trot

Calvin Black (1903-1972) and Ruby Black (1915-1980)

Barstow-Victorville, California
Lucien Favreau, “La maison la bohème” (“The Bohemian house”)

Lucien Favreau (1912-1990)

Yviers, France
Manfred Gnädinger, Museo de Man

Manfred Gnädinger (1936-2002)

Camelle, Spain

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