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

Xicu Cabanyes (b. September 28, 1946)

Porqueres, Spain
Ted Townsend, Tool fence

Ted Townsend (1889-1970)

Hennessey, Oklahoma
John Val Jean Mahalchik, Fabulous Fifty Acres

John Val Jean Mahalchik (1918-1987)

Mount Holly, New Jersey
Francisco del Rio Cuenca, Casa de las Conchas (“House of Shells”)

Francisco del Rio Cuenca (1926-2010)

Montoro, Spain
Jim Bowsher, Temple of Tolerance

James R. (Jim) Bowsher (b. 1948)

Wapakoneta, Ohio
Justo Gallego Martinez's Cathedral

Justo Gallego Martínez (b. 1925)

Madrid, Spain
Josep Jordà i Olivé, El Museu Jordà/Mas de les Figures (The Jordá Museum/The House of Figures)

Josep Jordà i Olivé (1865 – October 3, 1953)

Tarragona, Spain
Jean-Michel Chesné, Garden and Grotto

Jean-Michel Chesné

Malakoff, France
Eddie Boros, The Garbage Can or The Toy Tower

Eddie Boros (1931-2007)

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

Roger Chomeaux (Chomo) (1907-1999)

Noisy-sur-École, France
José María Garrido, Museo del Mar "Las Caracoles"

José María Garrido, b. 1925

Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Spain
Duke Cahill, Yard art (statues and assemblage fence)

Duke Cahill (b. 1920)

Sacramento, California
Fiorenzo Pilia, Giardino Fantastico (Fantastic garden)

Fiorenzo Pilia (b. 1933)

San Sperate, Italy
Josep Pujiula i Vila, Poblat Salvatge  (“Wild Village”), Towers, and Labyrinth

Josep Pujiula i Vila (b. 1937)

Argelaguer, Spain
Enoch Tanner (E.T.)  Wickham, Stone Park

Enoch Tanner (E.T.) Wickham (June 1883 - August 1970)

Palmyra, Tennessee
Harvey Smith Ladew II, Topiary Gardens

Harvey Smith Ladew II (1887-1976)

4, Marshall, Maryland
Vollis Simpson, Whirligig Park

Vollis Simpson (b. 1919)

Lucama, North Carolina
Angelo Nardone, Villa Capri

Angelo Nardone (b. 1933)

Nutley, New Jersey
José Prades Ceuma

José Prades Ceuma (1938 - 2006)

Gandesa, Spain
George Phar Legler, Valley of the Moon

George Phar Legler (1885-?)

Tucson, Arizona
Ferdinand Cheval, Palais Idéal

Ferdinand Cheval (1836- 1924)

Hauterives, France
Michel Reverbel

Michel Reverbel (born Sept. 17, 1944)

Viols-le-Fort, 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
John Hollenbeck, 96 windmills

John Hollenbeck (b. 1912)

Cottonwood Falls, Kansas
Samuel Mirelez, Little Masterpieces (Birdhouse yard show)

Samuel Mirelez (1928-2007)

San Antonio, Texas
Ardell Scartaccini, New Mexico Glass Garden

Ardell Scartaccini (b. 1927) / Fabrizio (b. 1962) and Linda (b. 1961)

Sandia Park, New Mexico
Emilio Pérez García

Emilio Pérez García (August 8, 1927 - November 15, 2011)

Calzadilla, Spain
Dr. Charles Smith, African-American Heritage Museum and Black Veterans Archive

Dr. Charles Smith (born 11/22/1940)

Hammond, Louisiana
Ernest Hupeden, The Painted Forest

Ernest Hupeden (d. 1911)

Valton, Wisconsin
William Clark, Junk Yard Robots

William “Robot Man” Clark (b. 1956)

Buena, New Jersey
John Medica, Castles and Garden

John Medica

Santa Rosa, California
Antonio Aguilera Ruedas, La Casa de la Piedra [The House of Stone]

Antonio Aguilera Ruedas, aka Rueda (May 5, 1896–November 25, 1980)

Porcuna, Spain
Michael Clarke Rubel, Rubel Castle

Michael Clarke Rubel (1940-2007)

Glendora, California
Veronica Terrillion

Veronica Terrillion (1908– 2003)

Croghan, New York
Arctic Brotherhood Hall

Order of Arctic Brotherhood

Skagway, Alaska
Ger Leegwater, Nederlands Kremlin (Kremlin of the Netherlands)

Ger Leegwater (b. 1945)

Winkel, The Netherlands
Virgilio González Antón

Virgilio González Antón (b. May 25, 1925)

Cudillero, Spain
Emeryville Mud Flats (AKA Driftwood sculptures - Tidal Flats)

Oakland, California
Robert Tatin, La maison des champs (The country house)

Robert Tatin (1902-1983)

Cossé-le-Vivien, France
Henry Warren, Shangri-La (a.k.a White Rock Village)

Henry Warren (1883-1978)

Black Mountain, North Carolina

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