Born in Montréal, Liz grew up in Toronto and attended The Ontario College of Art, where she graduated in sculpture. The next year she followed her family back to Québec and enrolled in a M.F.A. program at Sir George Williams University (now Concordia).
Simon Rodia was born in Italy, and immgirated to California. In 1921 he moved to the small town of Watts and began working on a strange project that would consume the next thirty-four years of his life. Spending what little money he earned as a construction worker on cement and steel, he worked ni