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Herman A. Rusch, Prairie Moon Museum and Sculpture Garden

Herman A. Rusch (1885-1985)

Cochrane, Wisconsin
John Medica, Castles and Garden

John Medica

Santa Rosa, California
Nek Chand, Children’s Museum

Nek Chand

Washington, District of Columbia
Eddie Owens Martin (St. EOM), Pasaquan

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

Buena Vista, Georgia
Malda Reda and Walter Larsen, Home and garden

Malda Reda Larsen (circa 1915 – 1990)

Kewanee, Illinois
Gregorius Halman, Kasteel Olt Stoutenburght (Old Stoutenburght Castle)

Gregorius Halman (b. 1948)

Blesdijke, The Netherlands
Florence Deeble, Rock Garden

Florence Deeble (1900-1999)

Lucas, Kansas
Irene Gibson Hall, Garden

Irene Gibson Hall

Eufaula, Oklahoma
Howard Finster, Paradise Garden

Howard Finster (1916–2001)

Summerville, Georgia
Henry & Helen Derksen, Bottle Ranch

Henry and Helen Derksen

Dallas, Oregon
Ed Root sculptures, Kansas Grassroots Art Association

Ed Root (1869-1959)

Wilson, Kansas
Mrs. Letha Shepard, Garden

Mrs. Letha (George H.) Shepard

Wichita, Kansas
Fred G. Zimmerman, Garage

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

New Glarus, Wisconsin
Emanuele "Litto" Damonte, Litto’s Place (Hub Cap Ranch)

Emanuele "Litto" Damonte (1892-1985)

St Helena, California
Isaiah Zagar, The Magic Garden + over 100 mosaic murals on buildings

Isaiah Zagar (b. 1940)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Vojtech Kopic, Kopicova skalni galerie (Kopic's sculpted rocks)

Vojtech Kopic (1909-1978

Kacanovy, Czech Republic
Mathias Wernerus, Holy Ghost Park, popularly known as The Dickeyville Grotto

Mathias Wernerus (1873 – 1931)

Dickeyville, Wisconsin
Anton Flatoff, Tony’s Fan Fair

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

Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Ted Townsend, Tool fence

Ted Townsend (1889-1970)

Hennessey, Oklahoma
Jeff McKissack, Orange Show

Jeff McKissack (1902-1980)

Houston, Texas
Richard Richardson, Three Sisters Sanctuary

Richard Richardson (b. 1948)

Goshen, Massachusetts
Joseph Endicott Furey

Joseph Endicott Furey (1906-1990)

New York, New York
Sabato Rodia, Watts Towers

Sabato (Simon) Rodia (1875-1965)

Los Angeles, California
Paul Hefit, Yard Show

Paul J. Hefti (1912-2013)

La Crosse, Wisconsin
Giant Whirligigs

Riverside, Washington
Umberto Bonini, Museo della Galassia [Museum of the Galaxy]

Umberto Bonini (1926-2002)

Calice al Cornoviglio, Italy
Gerard van Lankveld, Monera Carkos Vlado

Gerard van Lankveld (b. 1947)

Gemert, The Netherlands
Arctic Brotherhood Hall

Order of Arctic Brotherhood

Skagway, Alaska
Goldfield Bottle Tree

Goldfield, Nevada
Emil & Veva Gehrke, Whirligigs

Emil (1902-1980) and Veva Gehrke

Grand Coulee, Washington
Clement ‘Pop’ Shaffer, Shaffer Hotel and Rancho Bonito

Clement ‘Pop’ Shaffer (b. 1880)

Mountainair, New Mexico
Elis Sinistö, Villa Mehu (Villa Juice)

Elis Sinistö (1912–2004)

Helsinki, Finland
Peter Valentine, Moose and Grizzly Bear’s Ville

Peter Valentine

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

Francisco del Rio Cuenca (1926-2010)

Montoro, Spain
James Harold Jennings, Art World (Bus with whirligigs)

James Harold Jennings (1931-1999)

Yadkin, North Carolina
Raymond Isidore, La Maison de Picassiette

Raymond Isidore (1900-1964)

Chartres, France
George Daynor, Palace Depression

George Daynor (circa 1860-1964)

Vineland, New Jersey
Freida Warther, Button House

Freida Warther (1891-1988)

Dover, Ohio
Julio Basanta, Casa de Dios (House of God)

Julio Basanta (b. 1933)

Épila, Spain
John Ehn, Old Trapper’s Lodge

John Ehn (1897-1981)

Los Angeles, California

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