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Paul Hefit, Yard Show

Paul J. Hefti (1912-2013)

La Crosse, Wisconsin
Eddie Owens Martin (St. EOM), Pasaquan

Eddie Owens Martin (St. EOM) (1908 - 1986)

Buena Vista, Georgia
Demetrio Braceros, Cayuga Park

Demetrio Braceros

San Francisco, California
Sabato Rodia, Watts Towers

Sabato (Simon) Rodia (1875-1965)

Los Angeles, California
Umberto Bonini, Museo della Galassia [Museum of the Galaxy]

Umberto Bonini (1926-2002)

Calice al Cornoviglio, Italy
Jesse "Outlaw" Howard, Sorehead Hill

Jesse ‘Outlaw’ Howard (1885-1983)

West Fulton, Missouri
Eddie Boros, The Garbage Can or The Toy Tower

Eddie Boros (1931-2007)

New York, New York
Mathias Wernerus, Holy Ghost Park, popularly known as The Dickeyville Grotto

Mathias Wernerus (1873 – 1931)

Dickeyville, Wisconsin
Jeff McKissack, Orange Show

Jeff McKissack (1902-1980)

Houston, Texas
Ed Root sculptures, Kansas Grassroots Art Association

Ed Root (1869-1959)

Wilson, Kansas
Tom Every, Forevertron

Tom Every (b. 1938)

North Freedom, Wisconsin
Robert Howell, Yard Show

Robert Howell

Midlothian, Virginia
André Pailloux, Moulins a vents (Whirligigs)

André Pailloux (born 1943)

Brem-sur-Mer, France
James V. Lafferty, Jr., "Lucy" - Elephant Shaped Building

James V. Lafferty, Jr.

Margate City, New Jersey
Serafín Villarán, with Luis Miguel Fernández & Yolanda Villarán López, El Castillo de las Cuevas (The Castle of the Caves)

Serafín Villarán (March 14, 1935–December 21, 1998) with Luis Miguel Fernández and Yolanda Villarán López

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

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

Palmyra, Tennessee
Longino Ayuso Illán, Arroyolugar (The Place of the Streams)

Longino Ayuso Illán (1922 –1990)

La Iglesuela, Spain
Joseph Endicott Furey

Joseph Endicott Furey (1906-1990)

New York, New York
Albert Glade, Enchanted Garden

Albert Glade

Oroville, California
Fernand Chatelain, “Le jardin humoristique” (“The humoristic garden”)

Fernand Chatelain (1899-1998)

Fyé, France
Buddy Rogers, Hollywood

Buddy Rogers

Highlands, New Jersey
Bodan Litnianski, Le jardin de coquillage (The Shell Garden)

Bodan Litnianski (1913-2005)

Viry-Noureuil, France
Emeryville Mud Flats (AKA Driftwood sculptures - Tidal Flats)

Oakland, California
Peter Buch, El jardí de Peter

Peter Buch (b. 1938)

Spain
Gail Cottman, The Garden of Oz

Gail Cottman

Los Angeles, California
Antonio Goncalves

Antonio Goncalves b. 1938

Bridgeport, Connecticut
Michel Reverbel

Michel Reverbel (born Sept. 17, 1944)

Viols-le-Fort, France
John Ehn, Old Trapper’s Lodge

John Ehn (1897-1981)

Los Angeles, California
Dr. Charles Smith, African-American Heritage Museum and Black Veterans Archive

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

Aurora, Illinois
Harvey Smith Ladew II, Topiary Gardens

Harvey Smith Ladew II (1887-1976)

4, Marshall, Maryland
Florence Deeble, Rock Garden

Florence Deeble (1900-1999)

Lucas, Kansas
Irene Gibson Hall, Garden

Irene Gibson Hall

Eufaula, Oklahoma
Billy Tripp, The Mindfield Cemetery

Billy Tripp

Brownsville, Tennessee
Ray Otis Smith, Concretealo, Circle 3 Ranch

Ray Otis Smith (1920-1999)

Chapman, Kansas
Nek Chand, Children’s Museum

Nek Chand (d. 12 June 2015)

Washington, District of Columbia
Herman A. Rusch, Prairie Moon Museum and Sculpture Garden

Herman A. Rusch (1885-1985)

Cochrane, Wisconsin
Filippo Bentivegna, Castello Incantado [Enchanted Castle]

Filippo Bentivegna (1888-1967)

Sciacca, Italy
Emanuele "Litto" Damonte, Litto’s Place (Hub Cap Ranch)

Emanuele "Litto" Damonte (1892-1985)

St Helena, California
Loren Finch, El Fincho Rancho (Zip Zag Zoo)

Loren Finch

Agate Beach, Oregon
Salvatore Verdirome (‘Sal Verdi’), Sanctuary of Love

Salvatore Verdirome (‘Sal Verdi’)

Norwich, Connecticut

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