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Woodie Long 1942-2009

October 13, 2009 5:32 AM Staff Reports Daily News SANTA ROSA BEACH – Local folk artist Woodie Long died Monday night. He would have turned 67 on Oct. 19. When Long first picked up a paintbrush in 1987, he was 45 years old and had…

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The passing of Jake McCord 1945-2009

Jake (JT) McCord passed away September 1 at the age of 64. Funeral services were held at Zion Baptist Church near Lincolnton, Georgia. A native of Lincoln County, where he picked cotton as a child, McCord moved to Thomson as a young man and worked…

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Margaret Dennis, namesake of Margaret’s Grocery, dies at 94

Margaret Rogers Dennis | 1916-2009 Vicksburg, MS Embellished visionary environment | Created 1994 to present 4:02 PM CDT, October 7, 2009 VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Margaret Dennis, the namesake and longtime proprietor of a grocery store that became a folk-art landmark in the Mississippi Delta,…

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Alfred Moore, Akron artist, 1950 – 2009

Akron artist Alfred McMoore dies; cried for people he never met By Jim CarneyBeacon Journal staff writer POSTED: 07:48 p.m. EDT, Sep 28, 2009 This April 23, 2000 photo of Alfred McMoore shows the artist, who typically wore suits, with some of his work in…

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Kathy Ruth Neal, self taught wood carver, 1945-2009

(3 pieces  of Kathy Ruth’s work will on display at the Belger Gallery show “Rare Visions, Detour Art” opening March 6, 2009) (from the Kansas City Star obituaries) Kathy Ruth Neal died on Wednesday, February 11, 2009, of leukemia. She was at home with her…

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Rev. Seymour Perkins, self-taught artist, 1931-2009

(all photos ©2008-9 Kelly Ludwig, Detour Art, all right reserved) (On May 10, 2004, I visited Rev. Perkins with the guys from Rare Visions and Hank Lee, owner of San Angel Folk Art in San Antonio, the photos are from that day.) from the San…

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Robert Bruno, architect and sculptor of the Steel House, 1945-2008

Robert Bruno’s Metal Mansion  |  Ransom Canyon, TX On-going  sculpture/home since 1973 (On April 12 of 2008, I had a great afternoon at the home of Robert Bruno.  This is an excerpt from my blog that day ) I headed to Ransom Canyon to meet…

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Hubert Walters 1931-2008

Above: Hubert Walters in his garage, below one of his pieces of art “Emancipated Slaves” I just got an email from Kevin Gordon in Nashville sharing with me the sad news that we lost another great self-taught artist, Hubert Walters.  He died last week from…

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Danny “Bucket Man” Hoskinson, 52, passes – July 7, 2008

The Bucket Man had vision Article Author: Ed Ditto Danny Hoskinson’s art might have been blurry, but his vision wasanything but. I didn’t meet Hoskinson—”The Bucket Man”—until the night of Friday,July 11th, a few days after he’d passed on. My phone rang and myfriend Kevin…

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Sister L.V. Hull—April 15, 2008

Viola “L. V.” Hull  |  c. 1943-2008 Koscuisko, MS Painter & home environment (from the Koscuisko Star-Herald) Remembering L.V. Hull “Jesus is coming to Kosciusko, Ms. 39090.” This was one of her favorite sayings to put on her gaily painted wooden crosses. And, indeed, Jesus…

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