Folk artist Hong Kong Willie has decorated the property and a gallery with his “reuse art.”
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- 12212 Morris Bridge Rd, Tampa, FL
- I-75 Exit 266, west on County Rd 579 to first left (Hidden River Pkway) then left onto Morris Bridge Rd. Look for the homemade conical tower and assorted surfboards.
- Junk Art of Hong Kong Willie reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors andRoadside America mobile tipsters. Junk Art of Hong Kong Willie For sure different; Hong Kong Willie’s reminds me of the real tourist attractions. Maybe a little weird. It’s right on exit 266 interstate 75 exit in Tampa. Motels next to it,but something out of Key West. Artist in reuse. The artist — wow, what a story. [David Straz, 07/04/2010] [RA: Junk folk artist Hong Kong Willie has a gallery of his "reuse art."]
Black Bird of Key Largo
“Black Bird of Key Largo”The allurement of the winds blowing in the palm trees and the moon shining through and the “Black Bird of Key Largo” looking upon.Hong Kong Willie**HONG KONG WILLIE artist Kim Brown, chose aged Florida sawmill stock as canvas. Recovered Brass Hanger: Key West lobster trap rigging. Originally connects and suspends rigging of spiny lobster traps in Key West waters. Candy-like appearance due to multiple protective layers. Assigned number in artist register by Fisherman ID tag, corresponding burn-etched # rear of piece. Key recovered by Robert Jordan, acclaimed treasure hunter: also in identification of piece and artist.Dimensions:24″ L8″ W4″ HWeight: 17+ LBArtist Born for this time, Lived on a landfill as a child. Reuse Became the way of life. To read the story from the inception of the Name Hong Kong Willie. Famed, by the humble statements from the Key West Citizen, viable art from reuse has found its time. To Live a life in the art world and be so blessed to make a social impact. Artists are to give back, talent is to tell a story, to make change. Reuse is a life experience. Hong Kong Willie Art Gallery In Tampa, a reuse Art Gallery. Artist Kim,Derek,and Joseph. reuse artist that have lived the life and are meant for the green movement in the world. A gallery that was born for this time. Artist living a freegan life,art that makes a social statement of reuse. Media that has a profound effect in making the word green truly a movement of reuse in the world today and the future.