Paradise Garden Revival

Chattooga County, Georgia

Funding Received: 2012
Summerville, GA
Funding Period: 1 year and 5 months

The restoration and rehabilitation of the home studio and outdoor art environment of famed American folk artist Howard Finster in Summerville, Georgia will create an exciting anchor to increase cultural tourism and entrepreneurial economic development.


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I think that for me it began in the backseat of a car. Looking back, that is my first time experiencing Paradise—Paradise Garden that is... Read More
Paradise Garden located in Chattooga County, Georgia is the site of transformed cast off objects into a place that lends itself into being the masterpiece... Read More
Paradise Garden is tucked away in Summerville, Georgia that is located in the rural mountains of Northwest Georgia. Since the purchase Howard Finster’s folk art... Read More
Paradise Garden sits among an unassuming neighborhood called Pennville, near the downtown of Summerville, Georgia. For visitors of Paradise Garden today, they find themselves exploring... Read More
Paradise Garden is the visual art creation of the late Rev. Howard Finster. Howard, one of the most well known and collected folk artists of... Read More
Paradise Garden was the Creation of the Reverend Howard Finster. Finster captivated the world in the late 1980's and early 1990's with his style of... Read More