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.
Since around 1996 Mary Paulsen has built a chapel and a series of small buildings out of wood and bottles to house her collection of 60’s pop culture and Coca-Cola memorabilia, as well as her own artworks.
In the lot next to his house overlooking Shadowlawn Memorial Gardens, a historically black cemetery containing the remains of slaves, Joe Minter has assembled an “African Village in America” out of found materials. Upside-down crutch-spears, anthropomorphic figures and faces, slave ships, and re-creations of locations and milestones in Civil Rights history populate the village. Concrete […]
Article on John Culver with photography by Fred Scruton appears in Folk Art Messenger Magazine, Fall/Winter 2016/2017.
Article on John Culver with photography by Fred Scruton appears in issue 81 of Raw Vision Magazine.