Friday, December 20, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Chris Spollen – metal and wood sculptures
 
Sylvain Corentin – imaginary architecture
 
Angela Hazeltine Pozzi – sculpture from ocean trash
 
Jill Helms – recycled metal mosaics
 
Zina Nicole Lahr – CCD (Creative Compulsive Disorder)
 
The Museum of Contemporary Rubbish – not recycled art but a quirky site about rubbish
 
Sommer Roman Sheffield – sculpture from discarded textiles
 
Committee’s Kebab Lamp Series – lamps from discarded household items
 
Angela Woodgate – projects include art using teddy bears
 
DYI – looking for a cheap energy source for a project, try a potato
 

Friday, December 13, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Janet Orselli – sculpture
http://www.janetorselli.blogspot.com
 
Donna – home accessories from salvaged finds with instructions on how to DYI
 
Derek von Essen – mixed media collage
 
Deborah Butterfield – horses
 
Jennifer Vosteen –  cute monster sculptures from driftwood
 
Fiona Paterson – sculpture and assemblage
 
Chris Koerner –  founder of Twiced Used, makers of new household products from broken iPhones
 
Katherine Whitney – silver jewellery from vintage spoons
 
Touted as the largest Steampunk Event – May 2014 in New Jersey

Friday, December 6, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Robert Dampier Studio – assemblage
 
Davide Pan – large scale sculptures
 
Sharon Sychta – incorporates found materials in her mixed media sculptires
 
Matthias Pliessnig – sculptures
 
Vanessa Lam – mixed media collage
 
Adam Long – figurative sculpture
 
Theo Jansen – kinetic “beasts” from recycled plastic bottles
 
Gail Rieke – collage
 
Denis Randall – wood sculpture
 
DYI – book planter

Friday, November 29, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Johann Gosselet – sculptures
 
Charles Stinton – mixed media assemblage
 
Stephane Halleux – sculpture
 
John Chamberlain – large scale sculptures from old automobile parts
 
Gerard Cambon – whimsical sculptures
 
Brian Jungen – recreates aboriginal and natural artifacts from modern recycled materials
 
Alysia Fischer – her material of choice are inner tubes
 
Barbara Irwin – metal lamps and sculpture
 
Assemblage – current exhibition at the Martin Batchelor Gallery in Victoria, November 30 to December 24
·        Rachel Hellner – http://www.rachelhellner.com
·        Martin Batchelor – http://www.martinbatchelorgallery.ca/collages/
 
DYI – alternative Christmas trees
http://www.designswan.com/archives/16-creative-unconventional-christmas-tree-ideas.html#more-5602

Friday, November 22, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links


Olivier Ulivieri – abstract installations and sculpture
https://olivierulivieri.see.me/

Elaine Jason – sculpture and installation
http://www.elainejason.com/

Howie Katz – sculpture
http://aitchkay.com/

Tom Lasley – box assemblage
http://www.tomlasley.com/

Allison Leete – metal and wood sculptures
http://www.allisonleete.com/

Roxy Lentz – jewellery from discarded metal
http://roxylentzjewelry.weebly.com/

Victoria Roberts – assemblage
http://www.victoria-roberts.com/

Sommer Roman – sculpture from reclaimed fabrics
http://www.sommerroman.com/

Vera Zimenes – sculpture and assemblage
http://www.veraximenes.com/

DYI – cube cardboard lamp
http://www.instructables.com/id/Cube-Lamp/

Friday, November 15, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Amanda Devlin – woven plastic and wire
Stomp – a high energy percussive performance group using instruments made from recycled materials
and my favourite
Gille Monte Ruici – robots
JW Adkins – found object sculpture and collage
Tm Gratlpwslo – collage
Joy Halsted – knitted plastic bags
Jeffrey Hantman – sculpture
Artemis Herber – sculpture
David  Hinman – sculpture from salvaged wood
Eastside Culture Crawl –  This weekend is this annual open studio event in Vancouver with over 400 artists participating
some of the artists using recycled materials
·        Arnt Arntzen – http://www.arntarntzen.com/
·        Valerie Arntzen – http://www.valeriearntzen.com
·        Rachael Ash – http://www.portfolio.rachaelashe.com
·        Sandra Bilawich – http://www.elementaldesigns.com
·        Kim Cooper – http://www.cargocollective.com/kimcooper
·        Famous Empty Sky – http://www.famousemptysky.com
·        Jenny Hawkinson – http://www.jennyhawkinson.com
·        Jessie McNeil – http://www.cargocollective.com/jessiemcneil
·        Christina Norberg – http://www.christinanorberg.com
·        Jill Pilon – http://www.jillpilon.com
·        Robin Ripley – http://www.robinripley.com
·        Ron  Simmer – http://www.artsblast.com
·        Kim White – http://www.hoboationguitars.com


Friday, November 8, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Studio Swine – aluminum furniture from found street materials of São Paulo
Using a mobile foundry to smelt aluminum cans using waste vegetable oil collected from local cafes as a fuel
http://vimeo.com/76584800
http://www.studioswine.com/

Myriam Dion – newspaper paper cuts
http://www.myriamdion.com/
 
Andrew Hayes – metal and book  sculptures
http://andrew-hayes.squarespace.com/
 
ReFashioned, a new book by fashion activist, designer, and FIT lecturer Sass Brown pays homage to 46 forward-thinking international designers who work with recycled and upcycled materials
http://www.fastcodesign.com/3019941/innovation-by-design/a-parka-made-from-old-parachutes-and-more-cleverly-upcycled-fashion
http://www.ecofashiontalk.com/2013/10/fast-company-refashioned-review/
http://www.amazon.com/ReFashioned-Cutting-Edge-Clothing-Upcycled-Materials/dp/1780673019/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1383847855&sr=8-1&keywords=refashioned
 
ReFleece – makers of tablet sleeves made from a felt made from upcycled textiles and recycled plastic fibers
http://www.refleece.com/
 
Invested/40 – current exhibition at the Pendulum Gallery in Vancouver until November 9 (not all recycled)
http://www.straight.com/arts/519391/invested-40-examines-creating-craft-crafts-sake
·        Ian Johnston – Cellular Brick Road – ceramic with cellular phones
·        Julie McIntyre – Nautical Apron – made from paper
·        Angelika Werth – Canadian Camper Tent Dress  – nylon tents into dress
 
MccGwire – sculptures and installations using among other things feathers and wishbones
http://www.katemccgwire.com/index.php?pid=20
 
Courtney Adair Johnson – collage from trash plus paint
http://www.courtneyadairjohnson.com/

Art on Board – recycling skateboards into new products
http://artofboard.com/

DYI – 30 upcycle project in 30 days
http://www.weupcycle.com/en/

Friday, November 1, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Gulnur Ozdaglar –  cups, jewellery and home decoration accessories from recycled PET bottles
 
Mari Foster – jewellery from old quilts
 
Malena Valcarcel – jewellery and sculpture using books
 
Nirit Levav – canine sculptures from bicycle parts
 
Jim Mullan and Tori Rhoades – jewellery, birds and boxes from found and recycled objects
 
Brian Parks – chopstick art
 
Gregory Byczyk – lamps
 
DYI jewellery from Halloween candy wrappers
http://www.ecouterre.com/recycle-halloween-candy-wrappers-into-colorful-eco-jewelry/

Friday, October 25, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links


Roongrojna Sangwongprisarn – Predator inspired motorcycles using old car and bike parts
http://www.inewidea.com/2012/01/26/44254.html

Nick Georgiou – sculptures from old newspapers
http://myhumancomputer.blogspot.ca/

Alain Guerrera and Neraldo de la Paz – sculpture and installations using old clothing
http://www.guerradelapaz.com/

Nick Olson and Lilah Horwitz – quit their day jobs and built a house for $500
http://homes.yahoo.com/blogs/spaces/young-couple-quit-jobs-build-glass-house-500-204553074.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWvemw0nj7k&feature=youtu.be

Lili Brin – lamps
http://lili-brin-d-idee.wix.com/creation

Patrick Bride – sculptures from household waste
http://www.youtube.com/user/isadigue?feature=watch

Sean Avery – sculptures using CDs
http://seaneavery.com/

Ram Mallari Jr – metal sculptures
http://www.marmallari.com/

El Anatsui – metal cloth sculptures from discarded metal
http://www.octobergallery.co.uk/artists/anatsui/index.shtml
http://africa.si.edu/exhibits/gawu/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7UBvknG8c4

DIY greenhouse from bottles
http://www.nead.org.uk/downloads/pdf/bottle_greenhouse.pdf

Friday, October 18, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links


Len Solomen – makes and plays musical instruments from recycled materials
http://www.bellowphone.com/

Refashioned – a new publication by Sass Brown
http://www.laurenceking.com/us/refashioned-cutting-edge-clothing-from-upcycled-materials/

George Sabra – sculpture using plastic lids
http://www.georgesabra.com/

Molly B. Right – bottle cap portraits
http://www.plasticcapssculpture.com/reclaimed/index.php

Satoshi Hirose – conceptual sculpture from plastic lids
http://www.milleprato.com/

Lauretta Lowell – whimsical creatures and characters
http://www.whimsicalcuriosities.com/

Melissa Richardson – founder of Totem Bags makers of bags from banners, truck tarps, seatbelts and bicycle inner tubes
http://www.totembags.ca/

Friday, October 11, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links


Caitlin Ducey – drinking straw art
http://www.caitlinducey.com/
http://beautifuldecay.com/2013/09/13/caitlin-ducey-makes-beautiful-obsessive-art-drinking-straws/

Ann Bowden – art from drinking straws, pipe cleaners and chicken eggs
http://www.annievarnot.com/

Farmgroup – Bangkok design group working on some interesting projects
http://www.farmgroup.co.th/

Oddbirds – interesting collection of lamps from tableware
http://inhabitat.com/oddbirds-unique-lamps-made-from-lost-and-found-tableware/
http://www.oddbirds.nu/

James Grashow – cardboard sculptures
http://www.jamesgrashow.com/

Friday, October 4, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Stephen Palmer – fun fish sculptures
 
MarGiai-c Miniet – quirky and off beat
 
Shanna Leino – book arts
 
Stephane Halleux – sculpture
 
Nemo Gould – kinetic sculpture
 
I-Wei Huang – new robotics from old (loved watching the videos of the robotics in action)
 
Harriet Mead – life-size wildlife sculpture
 
Andra Matin – designer of the Potato Head Beach Club in Bali
 
 

Friday, September 27, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Spring Garrett – repurposed neckties and fabric
 
Blair Somerville – owner and operator of Lost Gypsy Gallery, a sprawling menagerie of kinetic sculptures, automata, and electronic doohickies
 
Jill Ricci – mixed media collage
 
Sharon McCartney – mixed media collage
 
Will Kurtz – life size sculptures from garbage
 
Daniel Essig – sculptural books
 
Doug Beube – book arts
 
Gail  Rieke – collage and assemblage
 
Ha Schult – trash sculptor and designer of the Trash (Save the Beach) Hotel
 
Salvaged doors repurposed

Friday, September 20, 2013

Weekly Reycle Art Links

Aurora Robson – sculpture from waste plastic
 
Miwa Koizumi – enchanting aquarium creatures from plastics
 
Caroline Saul – sculpture from plastics
 
Katharine Harvey - scupltural installations are composed of empty bottles and packages
 
Stuart Haygarth – lighting from discarded everyday items
 
Guillermo Alvarez Charvel – book sculpture
 
Natalie Sampson – lamps made from among other things spatulas
 
Armin Blasbichler – enjoyed his repurposed photo slides
 
Franc Grom – detailed works using eggs
 
Eco Art Award competition – deadline November 1

Friday, September 13, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Natsumi Tomito - animal sculptures
http://www.junk-culture.com/2013/09/animal-sculptures-made-from-recycled.html
http://www.ecru-no-mori.jp/artist/natsumi_tomita/
 
Susanna Bauer – small sculptural objects made by stitching together of natural materials
http://www.susannabauer.com/

Henrique Oliveira – huge organic sculptures using scrap wood
http://henriqueoliveira.com/

Tom Deininger – to watch a typical making of one of his art pieces, check the video making of his self portrait
http://www.tomdeiningerart.com/
 
Marta Klonowska – animals from shattered glass
http://www.pixel77.com/amazing-glass-shard-sculptures-marta-klonowska/
http://www.lorch-seidel.de/artists/marta-klonowska

Karen Cusolito – large metal sculptures using salvaged steel
http://karecuso.com/

Whit McLeod – heirloom furniture from reclaimed lumber
http://whitmcleod.com/

Michelle and Nathanial Stitzlein – animal sculptures
http://www.artgrange.com/

Nek Chand Foundation – found sculpture gardens in India
http://www.nekchand.com/

Don Leedy – glass windows from recycled glass
http://brokenglass12.com/

Friday, September 6, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Jodi Harvey-Brown – book sculptures
 
Stefano Pilato – fish sculptures
 
Gerard Cambon – sculpture – enjoyed his locomobiles
 
James Corbett – car sculptures
 
Joshua Pennings – metal sculpture
 
John Taylor – ships
 
Regine Deneux – raku ceramics embedded with recycled materials
 
Armand Pierre Fernandez – sculptures made from deconstructing  and reassembling common objects
 
Andy Goldsworthy - ephemeral sculptures made from elements of nature
 
Brent Fraser – the video on this man’s studio is a recycler’s eye candy

Friday, August 30, 2013

Weekly recycle art links

Gerard Collas – whimsical and colourful assemblage
 
Connie Sabo – sculptures from torn, twisted and woven newspaper
 
Jen Hardwick – mixed media
 
Scott Gundersen – wine cork art – where does one get 10,000 wine corks?
 
Cassandra Postema – would never have thought her jewellery and handbags was made using recycled bullet and bomb casings
 
Bruno Mallart – fantasy collage where Jules Verne meets Alice in Wonderland
 
Matt Roby – whimsical sculptures
 
Jeremy Mayer – typewriter assemblage
 
Stephane Halleux – whimsical sculpture
 
Nemo Gould – kinetic sculpture