The Rock Garden

October 2018 Tucked behind a church in Calhoun Georgia are 50+ fairy sized structures of castles, cathedrals, houses, and more – all volunteer-crafted with pebbles, cement, wire, glass, and seashells! The detail is precious but there is no gallery preciousness to the space. It is so cool that kids can climb all over the castles […]

Wayne-O-Rama, Thrill After Thrill

Last fall, we were lucky enough to catch the closing day of Wayne-O-Rama, Wayne White’s larger-than-life, candy-colored tribute to Chattanooga– its notable figures and Lookout Mountain. Holy shit, what a treat! I felt like I walked into a cartoon funhouse. And I learned a lot! It was such a delight (and free!) that we went […]

Rockabilly Road Trip: Billy Tripp’s Mindfield

An hour or so outside of Memphis, we stopped in Brownsville to see the Mindfield. Photos can’t quite capture the scope of this thing– it’s a giant, fantastic bricolage of metal. The highest points are over 100 feet tall and there are hundreds of details nestled into every possible nook. Billy Tripp started working on […]