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Isaac Long

A retired contractor, Mr. Long recalls beginning in the sheet-metal business at 22, becoming a welder and later a general contractor for steel buildings and the construction and remodeling of houses.  He worked for the Halliburton Corporation for about 2 1/2 years.   He’s owned his house since around 1980, and once had a welding shop […]

Loya

After retiring from Levi Strauss factory work in 1995, Rufino Loya Rivas set out to improve the modest family house he and his wife were able to afford in 1973.  With no art or construction training in his background, he taught himself masonry and metalworking skills and has created a spiritually uplifting environment that contrasts […]

Baron

Ho Baron welcomes visitors and his sculpture garden art environment is open for visitors daily. Ho’s website

Art Environments – Southwest

Art environments are typically made by by artists working outside the mainstream of contemporary art.  Exposed to the weather and free for public viewing, the environments have little or no connection to the monetized art-object-based realm of galleries and museums.  Often the ‘artists’ don’t think of themselves as, or like to be called ‘artists’, their […]

Art Environments – Overview

Art environments are typically made by by artists working outside the mainstream of contemporary art.  Exposed to the weather and free for public viewing, the environments have little or no connection to the monetized art-object-based realm of galleries and museums.  Often the ‘artists’ don’t think of themselves as, or like to be called ‘artists’, their […]

Recent Work

Recent collaborative documentation of art environments, self-taught, outsider, and visionary artists, Easter displays, collections and grottos.