Friday, December 5, 2014

Recycle Art Links

Sophie Marsham – sculpture from reclaimed metals and materials including chandelier pieces

Tanith Rohe – guitar string jewellery

Kirk Callahan – lamps

Tuan Tran – fashion and wire sculptures

Stevie Famulari – green fashion



Friday, November 21, 2014

Recycle Art Links

Vladimiras Nikonovas – sculpture and assemblage
Osha Neumann and Jason DeAntonis – sculpture at the Albany landfill
Paul Herail – sculptures from driftwood and beach scraps
Gary Warner – check out his unique acoustic instrument made from cast-off street-sweeper bristles
John Bisbee - nails
Sam and Lenny at Hobo Woodworks – furniture and accessories from reclaimed wood
Adea Chung – jewellery from reclaimed wood
Pharrell Williams – better known for music, he is also creative director of Bionic Yarn, which makes fabrics primarily from recycled plastic bottles

Friday, November 7, 2014

Friday, October 24, 2014

Recycle Art Links

Susan Legind – collage bracelets

Harry Grunsky – check out his butterfly project

Blake McFarland – sculpture from rubber tires

Overload Skateboards – from wine barrels

Gerard Cambon – sculptures

Khalil Chishtee – sculpture using plastic bags

Helena Andreasson – patchwork made from magazine papers

Friday, October 10, 2014

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Pam Langdon – book sculpture
Lana Shuttleworth – traffic cone art
Shannon Weber – woven objects
Wiwi Shoes – shoes from coffee sacks and tires
Sylvain Gurtler – spiders from light bulbs
Soon – check out this video showing how this company designed and made a promotional video for a paper company using recycled papers
DYI – concrete modular geometric wall planters
DYI – 50 ways to repurpose old things

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Haroshi – art from used skateboards

Beer bottles and Michael Jackson – another look at recycling bottles

From plastic garbage to shoes

Amid Osadi – carved leaves

Derick Melander – recycling clothes

Tim Delger – furniture from street signs

Recycled Salvage – furniture from car parts

Aurore Halpert – imaginative sculptures

FYI – for those who use old books in their work, check out the Vancouver Book Fair, October 4 and 5

FYI – Port Moody Wearable Arts Awards Fashion Show February 26 - April 2, submission deadline November 15

Friday, September 19, 2014

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Thomas Wightman – book sculptures
Demi Barnes – wedding dress from divorce papers
Nicholas Jones – books sculptures
James Allen – book sculptures
Emma Taylor – book sculptures
Ekaterina Panikanova – book sculptures
Amy Genser – paper as paint (not sure how much is recycled, but it’s beautiful)

Friday, September 12, 2014

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Pierre Prevost – sculpture
Patrick Nicol – sculpture and mixed media
Peter Eugene Ball – sculptures
Paul Hèrail - sculptures
Ron Pippin – sculptures
Stefano Pilato Livorno – sculptures
Vincent Prieur – sculptures
Jeff Molloy – sculpture and assemblage
Bionic Yarns – denim from recycled plastic bottles

Friday, August 22, 2014

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Caroll Bertin – sculptures from textiles
Carl Schlichting, Peter Vogelaar and David Ducharme – from sand, ice and snow
Pauli Motos – sculpture from car and motorcycle parts
Christian Jacques – sculptures
Christian Miguel – sculptures
Gerard Cambon – sculptures
Jean-Pierre Dall’anese – sculptures
Jean Branciard – sculptures
Miquel Aparici – sculptures

Friday, August 15, 2014

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Ginny and Kevin at Vintage Vault – love the bracelets made from vintage silver spoons
A couple of bottle cap artists
Marzena Baranowska – spun yarn from newspaper and crocheted clothes made from her spun yarns
James Doran-Webb – driftwood animal sculptures
Cedar Mueller – metal animal sculpture
Rabi’a – sculpture
Koji Shimoi – pop can dragon
MotoArt Studios – furniture from airplanes
Trash Menagerie – behind the scenes at an exhibit from Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA

Friday, August 8, 2014

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Jori Phillip’s Thesaurus Dress
Kate Cusack – zipper jewellery
Yoav Kotik – jewellery from metal bottle caps
Caroline Saul – plastic milk bottle art
Haute Trash Fashion Shows – next show August 19 in Portland Oregon
Omid Asadi – leaf cuttings
Greg Hanson – assemblage
Gerrard and Rebecca of License To Craft – old licence plates made into new things
Robin Barcus – dress from garbage bags, casino chips, pine cones, etc
DYI – Lamp made from recycled plastic bottles

Friday, July 25, 2014

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Gerard Collas – sculpture
David Emitt – photography and rusty cans

Gille Hill Ruici – small metal sculpture

Famous Empty Sky – mixed media collage

Margherita Marchioni – jewellery from plastic bags, rubber gloves, rubber bands, BIC pens, etc

Christiane Diehl – jewellery from rubber bands, inner tubes, air mattresses and industrial leather remains

Rubbish Gallery – speaks for itself, brain child of Alice Bradshaw

Medieval Manuscripts Recycled into Clothes

Southwest Airlines recycles 80,000 leather seats into bags, shoes and balls

DIY – a light garland from shuttlecocks

Friday, July 18, 2014

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Forevertron – the largest scrap metal sculpture in the world
in Dr Evermor’s Art Park
Carlos Brutus – sculptures from oil drums
Mario Caicedo Langer - sculpture from trash and broken gadgets
Subodh Gupta – sculptures from brass pots and other metal parts
Blue – techsidermy
Derek Arnold – metal sculpture
Gabriel Dishaw – junk sculpture
Roy Lewis – metal sculpture
James Bradley – metalwork with junk yard finds
How to make a clarinet using a carrot

Friday, June 27, 2014

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Katherine Harvey – installations made from empty bottles and plastic packaging
Julia Goodman – papermaker who uses unconventional materials to make her paper, from beets to bedsheets
Dietmar Voorwold – land art from rocks and leaves
Ettore Guatelli Museum – a museum of every object you can probably think of (in Italy)
The House of Collection – another cabinet of curiosities (in Williamsburg, NY)
TRAIDremade – UK organization whose designers make clothes reusing unwanted textiles including vintage and end rolls
Sumer Erek – check out his newspaper house
Cadillac Ranch – if in Amarillo Texas check out the cars
If you are looking for some inspiration – Rubbish!:  Reuse Your Refuse
and a reminder that deadline for submissions for ReVision 2014 is July 15th

Friday, June 20, 2014

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Rodney McCoubrey – “fun” sculptures
Nathan Nicholls – metal sculpture
Willie Bester – check out this man’s home
'Pinoy Ironman' Lucky Salayog – sculpture
Lin Evola-Smith – angels from melted down weapons
Jolene Fung – upcycled gowns
BRC Designs – check out their chair made from pianos or their bowl made from plastic trophy topper figurines
Rosalie Bourlund – wedding gown from parachute
Refindery – recycled materials store and gallery operated by the Community Action Recycling Team of Manzanita (CARTM) in Manzanita, Oregon
and a reminder that the deadline for submissions for ReVision 2014 is July 15th

Friday, May 23, 2014

Weekly Recycle Art Links

ReVision – the Art of Recycling Society’s 2014 juried exhibition will take place on Granville Island in Vancouver from September 5 to 7, 2014 featuring art made from recycled materials – art submission deadline July 15
Yusuke Asai – mud art
John Lopez –  scrap iron sculptures
Vladimiras Nikonovas – birds and other creatures
Natascha Boel – dioramas
Geoff Harvey – animal sculptures
10 upcycled architectural projects

Friday, May 16, 2014

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Guy Laramee – carved book caves
Gregory Kloehn – homes for the homeless from junk
Linda McClamrock – paper collage
Stafano Capaccioli – recycled oak wine barrel creations
Robbie Rowlands – installations
Patrick Bremer – paper collage
John Wilhelm – found object sculptures
Chris Maynard – birds from feathers
Ken Gerberick - Opening of “Uncommercial Scrap and Steel” at ArtStar Props Studio on May 23, 2014
Scrap – check out this creative reuse store and donation centre in Portland
DIY – 20 things to try at home

Friday, May 2, 2014

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Will Wagenaar – sculptures from flea market finds
Christian Faur – pictures using crayons
Brian Marshall – robots
James Doran Web – driftwood animal sculptures
Shawn Dubois – moisaics
Melissa Gazzaneo – bags from retired firefighter uniforms
Ivar Arulaid – more bags from decommissioned fire hoses
Joshua Allen Harris – street artist