Tellen Woodland Sculpture GardenJames Tellen

Status

Extant

Address

5634 Evergreen Drive , Sheboygan, WI, 53081, us

Built

1942 to 1957

Visiting Information

The James Tellen Woodland Sculpture Garden is nestled in the woods of the Town of Wilson, just south of Sheboygan. It is free and open to visitors during daylight hours. 

About the Artist/Site

Inspired by churchyard statues while recovering from an illness.  Began in 1942, continued for 15 yrs.  84’x 588’ lot. Concrete sculptures. More than 75 works in the woods around his former cottage. Subjects include animals, religious themes, etc. Tableaux with elves; scene of drunken men. Maintained by his family. Now cared for by the John Michael Kohler Arts Center.

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Materials

concrete

SPACES Archives Holdings

1 folder: documents and newsletter

Map & Site Information

5634 Evergreen Drive
Sheboygan, WI, 53081 us
Latitude/Longitude: 43.6897158 / -87.7088537

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