Jim Bird is active/lives in Alabama. Jim Bird is known for hay bale art, whimsical folk sculpture.
Biography Jim Bird
The following information, by Alvin Benn, is from the Cooperative Farming News, 2006, an Alabama farming publication:
Jim Bird doesn't fancy himself a poor man's Picasso, but he's built quite a reputation by making hay out of hay.
His reward isn't monetary. It's the exposure he's gotten locally and around the world as a result of his hay bale architecture during the past 15 years.
Motorists driving along U.S. 43 between Demopolis and Eutaw in Alabama's mostly rural western Black Belt region do a lot of double-takes as they gaze over at Bird's pastures to see all sorts of strange critters created out of the bales.
You name it and he's probably made it or thought of making it—from a Betty Boop bale to a spid
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