"Tin Man and Toto" is one of the many tree sculptures carved after Hurricane Ike destroyed thousands of trees on the island.
King Vidor, one of the directors of “The Wizard of Oz” was born in the front downstairs bedroom of this property.
James D. Phillips has carved trees at residences all over Texas. His art can also be seen in front yards and on the grounds of public buildings all over Galveston Island. Some highlights of James’ include “The Wizard of Oz,” “Geisha,” “Pelican Diving into a School of Fish,” and “Fireplug” at City Hall.