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Buddy Rogers, Hollywood

Buddy Rogers

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

Francisco del Rio Cuenca (1926-2010)

Montoro, Spain
Boyce Luther Gulley, Mystery Castle

Boyce Luther Gulley (1883-1945)

Phoenix, Arizona
Gerald Finot, Le jardin des deux mondes (Garden of the two worlds)

Gerald Finot (b. 1954)

Quatre-Champs, France
Harvey Smith Ladew II, Topiary Gardens

Harvey Smith Ladew II (1887-1976)

4, Marshall, Maryland
Leonard Knight, Salvation Mountain

Leonard Knight 1931-2014

Niland, California
Mathias Wernerus, Holy Ghost Park, popularly known as The Dickeyville Grotto

Mathias Wernerus (1873 – 1931)

Dickeyville, Wisconsin
Dianne & Lew Harris, Tenth Wonder of the World

Dianne Harris (b. 1951) and Lew Harris (b. 1939)

Los Angeles, California
Richard Richardson, Three Sisters Sanctuary

Richard Richardson (b. 1948)

Goshen, Massachusetts
Emil & Veva Gehrke, Whirligigs

Emil (1902-1980) and Veva Gehrke

Grand Coulee, Washington
Ray Otis Smith, Concretealo, Circle 3 Ranch

Ray Otis Smith (1920-1999)

Chapman, Kansas
Clarence Schmidt, Journey's End and House of Mirrors

Clarence Schmidt (1897-1978)

Woodstock, New York
Prophet Isaiah Robertson

Prophet Isaiah Robertson (b. 1947)

Niagara Falls, New York
Julio Basanta, Casa de Dios (House of God)

Julio Basanta (b. 1933)

Épila, Spain
Sabato Rodia, Watts Towers

Sabato (Simon) Rodia (1875-1965)

Los Angeles, California
John Ehn, Old Trapper’s Lodge

John Ehn (1897-1981)

Los Angeles, California
Marcello Cammi, Sculpture Garden

Marcello Cammi (1912-1994)

Bordighera, Italy
Paul Hefit, Yard Show

Paul J. Hefti (1912-2013)

La Crosse, Wisconsin
Fred G. Zimmerman, Garage

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

New Glarus, Wisconsin
Nek Chand, Children’s Museum

Nek Chand

Washington, District of Columbia
Taya Doro Mitchell's home

Taya Doro Mitchell (b. 1934)

Oakland, California
Peter Valentine, Moose and Grizzly Bear’s Ville

Peter Valentine

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Anton Flatoff, Tony’s Fan Fair

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

Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Henry & Helen Derksen, Bottle Ranch

Henry and Helen Derksen

Dallas, Oregon
Ger Leegwater, Nederlands Kremlin (Kremlin of the Netherlands)

Ger Leegwater (b. 1945)

Winkel, The Netherlands
Duke Cahill, Yard art (statues and assemblage fence)

Duke Cahill (b. 1920)

Sacramento, California
Ted Townsend, Tool fence

Ted Townsend (1889-1970)

Hennessey, Oklahoma
Jeff McKissack, Orange Show

Jeff McKissack (1902-1980)

Houston, Texas
Ed Galloway, Totem Pole Park

Ed Galloway (1880-1963)

Claremore, Oklahoma
Malda Reda and Walter Larsen, Home and garden

Malda Reda Larsen (circa 1915 – 1990)

Kewanee, Illinois
Sanford Darling, House of a 1000 Paintings

Sanford Darling (1894-1973)

Santa Barbara, California
William Clark, Junk Yard Robots

William “Robot Man” Clark (b. 1956)

Buena, New Jersey
Francisco González Grajera, Capricho de Cotrina (“Cotrina’s Whimsy”)

Francisco González Grajera (b. 1935)

Los Santos de Maimona, Spain
Gregorius Halman, Kasteel Olt Stoutenburght (Old Stoutenburght Castle)

Gregorius Halman (b. 1948)

Blesdijke, The Netherlands
James Harold Jennings, Art World (Bus with whirligigs)

James Harold Jennings (1931-1999)

Yadkin, North Carolina
Rasmus Petersen, Petersen Rock Gardens

Rasmus Petersen (1883-1952)

Redmond, Oregon
Tom Every, Forevertron

Tom Every (b. 1938)

North Freedom, Wisconsin
Alpo's Savannah

Alpo Koivumäki (born 1939)

Kauhajoki, Finland
Fred Smith, Wisconsin Concrete Park

Fred Smith (1886-1976)

Phillips, Wisconsin
Elis Sinistö, Villa Mehu (Villa Juice)

Elis Sinistö (1912–2004)

Helsinki, Finland

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