Howard Finster

Howard Finster, a self-taught artist from Chattooga County, sits atop his "Paradise Garden," a sculpture garden filled with mixed-media creations next to his home in Pennville. Finster began work on the garden in 1961.

Courtesy of Georgia Council for the Arts. Photograph by Bud Lee

Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries