Art vehicles can be essentially a detachable extension of an art environment (Leonard Knight, Clarke Bedford, Jeff Elersic), an expression of personal biography (Billy Tripp, Melanie Harris), a cohesively themed idea (Harrod Blank), or a decorative extravaganza (Greg Phelps, Guy DeShazo).
James Phillips 50+ year collection of over 16,000 antlers. Amad Samaan’s grocery store display of SX-70 Polaroids of his customers. Johnnie Meier, as well as Tom and Mary Lou Desin’s collections of gas and oil memorabilia. Leon Parker’s as well as Mary Paulsen’s Coca-Cola collections, and Mary Paulsen’s small building full of 1960’s American pop […]
American roadside displays, off-beat curiosities, and yard shows.
American vernacular architecture and hand-painted decorations.
These displays are mostly handmade, Randy Skalos’ Haunt on Williams Street also features vintage and custom crafted items. Most of the displays are re-installed annually 2-3 weeks before Halloween, and are taken down the day after.
Recent collaborative documentation of art environments, self-taught, outsider, and visionary artists, Easter displays, collections and grottos.
A gallery of hand-painted vernacular signage and murals mostly produced for commercial establishments. Typically, but not always, the work of professional sign painters and often humorous, these are one-of-a-kind works of street art.
Bill Brady Receives Juror’s Award from William Wegman at the Erie, Pennsylvania Art Museum’s 94th Annual Spring Show Exhibition.