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John Guidici, Capedro (AKA Capidro)

John Guidici (1887-1976)

San Mateo, California
Alpo's Savannah

Alpo Koivumäki (born 1939)

Kauhajoki, Finland
Vollis Simpson, Whirligig Park

Vollis Simpson (b. 1919)

Lucama, North Carolina
Tressa ‘Grandma’ Prisbrey, Bottle Village

Tressa ‘Grandma’ Prisbrey (1896-1984)

Simi Valley, California
Malda Reda and Walter Larsen, Home and garden

Malda Reda Larsen (circa 1915 – 1990)

Kewanee, Illinois
Emeryville Mud Flats (AKA Driftwood sculptures - Tidal Flats)

Oakland, California
Elis Sinistö, Villa Mehu (Villa Juice)

Elis Sinistö (1912–2004)

Helsinki, Finland
Joseph Laux, Garden

Joseph Laux (1904-1991)

Deptford Township, New Jersey
Ed Galloway, Totem Pole Park

Ed Galloway (1880-1963)

Claremore, Oklahoma
Nek Chand, Children’s Museum

Nek Chand

Washington, District of Columbia
Peter Valentine, Moose and Grizzly Bear’s Ville

Peter Valentine

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Kenneth Fox, Great Statues of Auburn

Dr. Kenneth Fox DDS

Auburn, California
John Ehn, Old Trapper’s Lodge

John Ehn (1897-1981)

Los Angeles, California
Fred G. Zimmerman, Garage

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

New Glarus, Wisconsin
Goldfield Bottle Tree

Goldfield, Nevada
Irene Gibson Hall, Garden

Irene Gibson Hall

Eufaula, Oklahoma
John Medica, Castles and Garden

John Medica

Santa Rosa, California
Rasmus Petersen, Petersen Rock Gardens

Rasmus Petersen (1883-1952)

Redmond, Oregon
Reynolds home environment

Reynolds

Big Rock, Arkansas
Ger Leegwater, Nederlands Kremlin (Kremlin of the Netherlands)

Ger Leegwater (b. 1945)

Winkel, The Netherlands
Veronica Terrillion

Veronica Terrillion (1908– 2003)

Croghan, New York
Anton Flatoff, Tony’s Fan Fair

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

Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Eddie Boros, The Garbage Can or The Toy Tower

Eddie Boros (1931-2007)

New York, New York
Joseph Endicott Furey

Joseph Endicott Furey (1906-1990)

New York, New York
Gregorius Halman, Kasteel Olt Stoutenburght (Old Stoutenburght Castle)

Gregorius Halman (b. 1948)

Blesdijke, The Netherlands
Robert Tatin, La maison des champs (The country house)

Robert Tatin (1902-1983)

Cossé-le-Vivien, France
William Clark, Junk Yard Robots

William “Robot Man” Clark (b. 1956)

Buena, New Jersey
Fred Smith, Wisconsin Concrete Park

Fred Smith (1886-1976)

Phillips, Wisconsin
Stephen Wright, House of Dreams Museum

Stephen Wright (b. 1954)

Southwark, United Kingdom
Francisco del Rio Cuenca, Casa de las Conchas (“House of Shells”)

Francisco del Rio Cuenca (1926-2010)

Montoro, Spain
Emanuele "Litto" Damonte, Litto’s Place (Hub Cap Ranch)

Emanuele "Litto" Damonte (1892-1985)

St Helena, California
Dr. Charles Smith, African-American Heritage Museum and Black Veterans Archive

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

Aurora, Illinois
Julio Basanta, Casa de Dios (House of God)

Julio Basanta (b. 1933)

Épila, Spain
Henry Warren, Shangri-La (a.k.a White Rock Village)

Henry Warren (1883-1978)

Black Mountain, North Carolina
Vojtech Kopic, Kopicova skalni galerie (Kopic's sculpted rocks)

Vojtech Kopic (1909-1978

Kacanovy, Czech Republic
Ed Root sculptures, Kansas Grassroots Art Association

Ed Root (1869-1959)

Wilson, Kansas
Isaiah Zagar, The Magic Garden + over 100 mosaic murals on buildings

Isaiah Zagar (b. 1940)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jeff McKissack, Orange Show

Jeff McKissack (1902-1980)

Houston, Texas
Clement ‘Pop’ Shaffer, Shaffer Hotel and Rancho Bonito

Clement ‘Pop’ Shaffer (b. 1880)

Mountainair, New Mexico
Gerard van Lankveld, Monera Carkos Vlado

Gerard van Lankveld (b. 1947)

Gemert, The Netherlands

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