Zebedee Armstrong

1914 – 2005 (Georgia, USA)

Former cotton-picker and labourer, profoundly affected by an angelic vision, who subsequently constructed 1,500 found-object calendars to determine the date of the approaching doomsday. Several of these calendars are available, each piece selected specifically for the project.

Collections:   AFAM (New York); Morris Museum of Art (Georgia).
Exhibitions:   Farfetched (2013), Gregg Museum of Art & Design (North Carolina); Passionate Visions of the American South (1993), NOMA (New Orleans).
Publications: The New Encyclopaedia of Southern Culture (2013), C Wilson; Passionate Visions (1993), AR Yelen.