June 2003 
Ellen is "by far the mother of
yard art . . ."

---Michelle Omenson, The Good Life



"Using Portland cement and a variety of aggregates, artist Ellen Gibbs sculpts planters that look like Easter Island or Olmec creations. Each planter is unique, modeled after friends, acquaintances or some random product of Ellen's imagination. When a plant is added, the garden pot sprouts a head of hair that makes the art even more peculiar."

--from The Austin Chronicle's 1998 "Best Of Austin" issue.

Write-up by Gerald McLeod. Photo by John Carrico.

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