Portfolio: Vollis Simpson Whirligigs

When I would sit and talk with Vollis Simpson at his repair shop, near Lucama, Wilson County, North Carolina, he would often voice his irritation about folks who littered and wasted. He...

Vollis Simpson

Vollis Simpson (January 17, 1919–May 31, 2013) was an uncommon sculptor who created massive windmills and whirligigs that he erected on family land near the rural community of Lucama,...