New-car owner and art blogger Robert Boyd has decided to break in his wheels by cruising Galveston and compiling an online map of dozens of stump carvings, leftover Ike-killed trees transformed into folk art by a citywide initiative. He brought a camera along for the ride, and catalogues a few choice examples, suggesting that, with ten percent of Houston’s 660 million trees killed by last summer’s intense heat and extreme drought, we’ll be needing a Texas-sized crew of tree carvers here, too.
also by Bill Davenport
- Lego My Art! - January 30th, 2016
- Archive: Painting on My Planet/The Top Ten Painters in Houston - January 1st, 2016
- Archive: Tire Iron 0: Cropduster: Hills Snyder/Chris Sauter - December 28th, 2015
- DMA Crane Flip Video - April 26th, 2015
- Helmreich New Dean of Fine Arts at TCU - April 25th, 2015