Friday, October 26, 2012

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Steve Hosch – mixed media collage and assemblage

Al Farrow – his reliquaries often incorporate guns, gun parts and bullets

Linda and Opie O’Brien – in their own words they are “caretakers of the mundane and the ordinary. We work with organic, recycled and found materials, because they seem to have a voice that must be heard... a story that must be told... and a life that would otherwise be too soon forgotten"

Scott Campbell – skulls made out of US currency

Brooke Schmidt – altered books

Greg Hanson – mixed media collage and assemblage

Denise McDowell – box assemblage

Park Guell by Antoni Gaudi – this famous park in Barcelona is made of ceramic and stone, but is mostly made of natural elements; for the mosaics, Gaudi used broken ceramic tiles, even plates and cups.

Bull’s Head by Picasso – made from a bicycle seat and handlebars

Wondering what you could do with all those pallets you see lying around

Friday, October 19, 2012

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Keith Lobue – jewellery, sculpture and box assemblage

Ron Robertson – box assemblage

Cher Morresey – assemblage

Robert Villamagna – mixed media collage and assemblage

Izhar Gafni – has designed a durable cardboard bicycled that costs $9 in materials

Ward Sanders – mixed media collage and box assemblage

Doug Gelhaye – sculpture and box assemblage

Mary Stoppert – sculpture and box assemblage

Abigail Wild Rieser – sculpture and box assemblage

Bruce Monroe – currently has a solo show at the Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania including a 65,000 CD installation of “waterlilies”

Friday, October 12, 2012

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Carolina Fontoura Alzaga – chandeliers from bicycle parts

Hayley Kendal – sculptures from found and discarded objects

Roberta Smith – mixed media collage

William Skrips – sculpture from found materials

Gordon Bennette – robots

Roger Wood – sculptural timepieces

Patricia Chapman – assemblage

Liz Cohn – collage and assemblage

Graceann Warn – assemblage

Dick Allowatt – mixed meida collage and assemblage

Ron Simmer – ReVision artist has a solo sculpture show at the Place des Arts in Coquitlam with an opening reception Thursday October 18th

Friday, October 5, 2012

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Brian Jungen – check out his sculpture from plastic lawn chairs and his native mask from Nike sneakers; he will be representing Canada at the 2012 Shanghai Biennale beginning in October

Christian Voltz – sculpture using wire, nuts and bolts

Alessandro Gedda – best known for his painting of Porsches, but he is also a sculptor

Gilbert Legrand – whimsical painted sculptures using everyday household articles

Youtube user BD694 – check out what this guy can do with old electronic parts

Elizabeth Lundberg Morisette – objects utilizing items gathered throughout a lifetime such as jar lids, curlers and combs

Heather Youngdahl Mullins - interactive sculpture, spaces, functional products, accessories and furniture

Lara Newsom – clothing and accessories from old clothing and accessories

Bryan Northrup – new fused glass works from broken glass

Huey and Wah – accessories from recycled billboard banners