My recent road trip back to Connecticut from Denver led me to a made-in-the-USA yard art operation in New Mexico. Sort of how my road trip TO Denver took me to a stained glass artist in Deep River, Ontario, Canada.
The bottom line is I don’t take direct routes to anywhere.
But on to the topic. I like yard art. I like yard art made in the USA, not the stuff stamped out en masse from Mexico. So I am on the lookout for it as I travel around. Search my blogs for the category ‘yard art’ and you’ll see what I mean.
I picked up this fellow at an interesting looking shop in Moriarity, New Mexico, called Country Friends Antiques. You can’t see it in a still photo, but he swings happily back and forth. He’s made by a local family of artisans who turn scraps of metal and castoff metal tools and other implements into colorful pieces of art. They’re called NM Metal Art and have a Facebook page if you’re interested in seeing what they do.