Buildings such as theaters, banks, fire stations, and storefronts repurposed to churches and mosques. Synagogues converted into Christian churches.
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.
For over 50 years Ron Manolio cheerfully hand-painted the (real) multi-colored eggshells needed to complete Betty Manolio’s Eggshelland graph paper designs. I can truly say I’ve never met a person who exuded more giddy delight over bringing pleasure to others! Eggshelland’s immense regional attention no doubt brought Ron great, and well-deserved satisfaction. During the couple […]