A FOLK ART TREASURE: GRANDMA PRISBREY’S BOTTLE VILLAGE

GRANDMA PRISBREY'S BOTTLE VILLAGE

“I feel that what people call by the word ‘scavenger’ is really a resurrection.” –American sculptor Louise Nevelson (1900-1988) Tressa Luella Schafer—the woman who would come to be known as Grandma Prisbrey—was born in Easton, Minnesota, the youngest of eight children. In 1912, at the age of 15, she married the ex-husband of one of […]