Boyce Luther Gulley, Mystery Castle

Boyce Luther Gulley (1883-1945)

Phoenix, Arizona
Albert Glade, Enchanted Garden

Albert Glade

Oroville, California
Cathérine Moreno, Le musée de l'artiste  (The Artist's Museum)

Cathérine Moreno (b. 1970)

Vic-Fezensac, France
Jean-Michel Chesné, Garden and Grotto

Jean-Michel Chesné

Malakoff, France
Marcello Cammi, Sculpture Garden

Marcello Cammi (1912-1994)

Bordighera, Italy
Emil & Veva Gehrke, Whirligigs

Emil (1902-1980) and Veva Gehrke

Grand Coulee, Washington
Bodan Litnianski, Le jardin de coquillage (The Shell Garden)

Bodan Litnianski (1913-2005)

Viry-Noureuil, France
Dr. Charles Smith, African-American Heritage Museum and Black Veterans Archive

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

Hammond, Louisiana
Emeryville Mud Flats (AKA Driftwood sculptures - Tidal Flats)

Oakland, California
Giovanni Cammarata, La Casa del Cavaliere (The House of the Knight)

Giovanni Cammarata (1914-2002)

Messina, Italy
Dr. Charles Smith, African-American Heritage Museum and Black Veterans Archive

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

Aurora, Illinois
Virgilio González Antón

Virgilio González Antón (1925-2016)

Cudillero, Spain
John Val Jean Mahalchik, Fabulous Fifty Acres

John Val Jean Mahalchik (1918-1987)

Mount Holly, New Jersey
Romano Gabriel, Wooden Garden (Gabriel's Garden)

Romano Gabriel (1896-1977)

Eureka, California
Craig McGuire, Yard Show

Craig McGuire (b. 1946)

Depew, Oklahoma
Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson (b. 1949)

Franklin, New York
Armand Schulthess, Der Garten des Wissens (The Garden of Knowledge)

Armand Schulthess (1901-1972)

Isorno, Switzerland
Prum, Skinny Girl TV Repair, aka Prum’s TV Clinic

Prum (b. ca. 1950)

Tempe, Arizona
Fred G. Zimmerman, Garage

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

New Glarus, Wisconsin
Jacinto García, Castell (Castle)

Jacinto García (b. April 7, 1929)

Les Fonts, Spain
Peter Mason Bond, PEMABO’s Peace Garden

Peter Mason Bond (1882-1971)

San Francisco, California
Ardell Scartaccini, New Mexico Glass Garden

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

Golden, New Mexico
Fernand Chatelain, “Le jardin humoristique” (“The humoristic garden”)

Fernand Chatelain (1899-1998)

Fyé, France
Charles Pecqueur

Charles Pecqueur (1908-1990)

Ruitz (Nord-Pas-de-Calais), France
Duke Cahill, Yard art (statues and assemblage fence)

Duke Cahill (b. 1920)

Sacramento, California
Veijo Rönkkönen

Veijo Rönkkönen (1944-2010)

Parikkala, Finland
Jean Baptiste LePage, Causland Memorial Park

Jean Baptiste LePage (1854 – 1939)

Anacortes, Washington
Michael Kahn & Leda Livant-Kahn, Eliphante

Michael Kahn (March 30, 1936 – December 2007) and Leda Livant-Kahn (b. September 17, 1925)

Cornville, Arizona
Acacio Mateo Pérez Castejón

Acacio Mateo Pérez Castejón (1905–2003)

Lorca, Spain
Longino Ayuso Illán, Arroyolugar (The Place of the Streams)

Longino Ayuso Illán (1922 –1990)

La Iglesuela, Spain
Roger Chomeaux (Chomo), Le village d’art préludien (The Village of Preludian art)

Roger Chomeaux (Chomo) (1907-1999)

Achères-la-Forêt, France
Manfred Gnädinger, Museo de Man

Manfred Gnädinger (1936-2002)

Camelle, Spain
Dianne & Lew Harris, Tenth Wonder of the World

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

Los Angeles, California
Clyde Jones, Jungle Boy Zoo or Haw River Animal Crossing

Clyde Jones (b. 1938)

Pittsboro, North Carolina
Jules Senis, Le jardin de Rosa Mir (Rosa Mir’s Garden)

Jules Senis (1913-1983)

Lyon, France
Noah Purifoy, Outdoor Desert Art Museum

Noah Purifoy

Joshua Tree, California
Eddie Boros, The Garbage Can or The Toy Tower

Eddie Boros (1931-2007)

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

Gregorius Halman (b. 1948)

Blesdijke, The Netherlands
Tom Every, Forevertron

Tom Every (b. 1938)

North Freedom, Wisconsin
Francisco del Rio Cuenca, Casa de las Conchas (“House of Shells”)

Francisco del Rio Cuenca (1926-2010)

Montoro, Spain

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