Tag archive for Georgia

The Land of Pasaquan – Eddie Owens Martin (St EOM)

Eddie Owens Martin led what was perhaps one of the strangest lives we’ve come across on our journeys. In the 1930s, after years of living on the streets of New York, he came down with a severe case of pneumonia.

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Devil Fishing — Leroy Almon

Leroy Almon, Sr 1938-1997 Tallapoosa, GA Relief carvings and paintings I first saw “Devil Fishing” at the House of Blues in New Orleans, when they first opened. I loved it so much that I did the best I could do to bring it home ……

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THE 20th century folk artist – Howard Finster, man of vision

Reverend Howard Finster – Paradise Gardens 1916 — 2001 Summerville, GA Environment In disrepair “Well, as far as I’m concerned, I’m not here to live a normal life.  I’m sent here on a mission… I came here as a man of visions.” — Howard Finster,…

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Gorgeous photos of mechanical artist Tom Haney at work.

(From Tom Haney) My friend and great photographer, Greg Campbell did a photo essay about me, my new work, and my studio. See it here—http://www.gcphoto.com  click on Stories  Gregory Campbell Photography  1266 W Paces Ferry Rd. #150  Atlanta, GA 30327  (404) 641-3637

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Lasters move to Paradise…

(Don the Camera Guy, C.M., Grace Kelly, and Randy Mason at the Art Car Parade, 2004) Howard Finster’s Paradise Gardens, in Summerville, GA  that is. C.M., Grace Kelly, and little Ruby are going to do an artist in residence at Paradise Gardens this spring and…

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